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A Girl’s Best Friend or the Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

Diamonds

In this article we present the most splendid and expensive diamonds in the world to dazzle our readers. “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend!” as the popular song goes. But it’s not only ladies who are making friends with these shiny stones. Many men are considering them to be a profitable investment for their portfolio. There are 4 C-criteria that …

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Record Breaking Year for Auctions in France

Vairocana Buddha

In 2016, France’s auctioning world saw ‘la vie en rose’.  With the world market in decline, the Parisian scene is proudly on the rise. 2016, annus horribilis? Not in France’s auctioning world at least. In a difficult international context, the balance sheet for 2016 affirms a healthy French market. The three main auction houses saw their turnover increase. Number one …

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSES IN THE WORLD FOR SALE. EUROPE – PART 2

Villa Chateau Mallet

HelloMonaco continues a series of publications about the most expensive houses in the world put up for sale. We will tell you about “crazy” offers as to their price and beauty, and also extravagance, in different corners of the globe. In 2014, a hedge funds tycoon Barry Rosenstein shocked the world of real estate by paying 147 million dollars for …

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSES ON SALE. EUROPE – PART 1

La Fiorentina

HelloMonaco starts a series of publications about the most expensive houses in the world put up for sale. We will tell you about “crazy” offers as to their price and beauty, also their extravagance, in different corners of the globe. In 2014, a hedge funds tycoon Barry Rosenstein shocked the world of real estate by paying 147 million dollars for …

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There are now more than 13 million millionaires across the globe

There are now more than 13 million millionaires across the globe

The global population of ultra-high-networth individuals (UHNWIs) has grown by 60% in the 10 years since The Wealth Report was first published. According to data prepared for the 2016 report by wealth intelligence company New World Wealth, there are now 187,500 UHNWIs with $30 million or more in net assets, excluding their principal residence, around the world. This figure is …

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Precious Bids

Cartier Pendulum

On the 11th and 12th of December, Monte-Carlo auction house will hold a prestigious jewellery auction. Hundreds of exceptional pieces will be ready to make amateur and seasoned collectors’ dreams come true. Eyes will sparkle on Sunday the 11th and Monday the 12th of December, at the prestigious jewellery auction organized by the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo. 450 lots …

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Up close and personal with the Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin

It was a thrilling moment for Aston Martin lovers in Monaco. Amidst a canopy of bright lights and the thrusting sounds of engines, a curtain rises and the DB11 appears. A star was born Wednesday night last week on the stage of the Salle des Princes for the most recent inception of the famed Aston Martin brand. The dealer for …

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Lavish Indian Weddings in Monaco

Indian Wedding At Opera House

The tiny, independent city-state on the Mediterranean coastline of France is known for upscale casinos, a yacht-lined harbour, the Grand Prix and, sometimes, exceptionally lavish weddings. The Wedding Design Company, an event design company from New Delhi, India, curates lush and ornate weddings all over the world. Between the 4th and the 6th of November, the company chose Monaco as …

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An Indian Wedding worth of 2 million euros will take place in Monaco

Indian wedding in Monaco

Monaco is once again going to be hosting an Indian wedding with 700 guests. The bride and groom are from two very wealthy families of New Delhi, who have chosen Monaco as their preferred wedding venue to say yes. This wedding event is so grand that it will totalise over 3500 nights for the hotels of the Principality, and the …

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Millionaires: even more and even richer

Millionaires : even more, even richer

The rich continue to get richer. A social stratum of people who keep vintage Rolls Royces in their garage and spend their holidays in Monaco has increased in both quantity and quality. By 2020, the top 1% of the world will own over 50% of the global private fortune, predicts Boston Consulting Group (BCG). At the moment, the most wealthy …

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