Saturday, September 10, 2022

€500,000 bounty on jewel heist

A jewelry heist at the Maastricht art fair has resulted in a record amount of €500k reward by the insurer. Its believed the so-called Pink Panther gang has something to do with the theft of 10 pieces of jewelry at the Tefaf art fair in June, one of which had a 114-carat diamond. Its said one of the necklaces was worth €27m. The necklace was by Joel Arthur Rosenthal, 79, one of the most noted jewellery designers in the world. It has a chain of pearls spaced with emeralds, from which hangs a yellow cushion-shaped diamond.