17 avril 2011

Yellow jadeite @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and jadeite 'Guan Yin' pendant and yellow jadeite, tsavorite garnet and diamond 'Gourd' pendant. Photo Sotheby's icy jadeite, yellow diamond, tsavorite garnet, diamond and gold The Guan Yin of highly translucent icy jadeite material, resting on a lotus throne holding two lotus flowers, surmounted by an inverted pear-shaped jadeite of translucent emerald green colour, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, extending to the halo, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold; the carved gourd of yellowish-brown colour and good... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2011

Ruby, Rubellite & Red spinel @ Sotheby's.. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Fine ruby and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Centring on an oval ruby weighing 6.01 carats, surrounded by marquise-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 2.50 carats, highlighted by circular-cut yellow diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold. Estimate 4,700,000—6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,660,000 HKD Ring size: 5¾ Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 0706528, dated 29 June 2007, stating that the 6.01 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. This colour variety of... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

Diamonds @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

A Magnificent Emerald-Cut Diamond. Photo Sotheby's The emerald-cut diamond weighing 30.52 carats. Estimate 3,000,000—4,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 3,386,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 2115516430 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity, with Excellent Polish and Excellent Symmetry. Platinum and Diamond Pendant, Circa 1915. Photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond weighing 20.74 carats, surmounted by an emerald-cut diamond weighing approximately .50 carat, and an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately .85... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

Heart-shaped diamond leads the show at Christie's Geneva on may 18

Magnificence. An unmounted  heart-shaped D colour, Internally Flawless, Type IIa diamond weighing 56.15 carats, with excellent polish and symmetry. Estimate: SFr.9,000,000-12,000,000 / US$9,000,000-12,000,000 / €6,600,000-8,800,000 / £5,600,000-7,500,000. Photo Denis Hayoun - Diode SA GENEVA - Christie's is pleased to announce its Spring Geneva auctions, the most important jewellery event in Europe with top- quality jewels. A rich catalogue of more than 320 lots brings to the international arena the best in every category of... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2011

Pink Diamond Expected to Fetch Up to $15 Million Fails to Sell at Christie's Auction

A Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Cushion-Cut Diamond Ring, of 10.09 carats. Estimate $12,000,000 – 15,000,000. Unsold. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- A more than 10 carat purplish-pink diamond expected to fetch up to $15 million failed to sell at Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday which took in a total of $31.8 million. "We were disappointed that the 10-carat purple-pink diamond did not find a buyer, (but) top-quality white, blue, pink and yellow diamonds fared very well," said Christie's head of... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2011

Yellow diamond Jewelry @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. 06 Apr 11. Hong Kong

Impressive Fancy Brown-Yellow diamond  and diamond necklace. Photo Sotheby's Suspending a fancy brown yellow briolette diamond weighing 56.25 carats, to a stylised necklace of arbesque form, set with baguette, tapered baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 16.00 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 390mm, necklace signed Cartier and numbered 57-G3174. Estimate 6,000,000—7,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,220,000 HKD Accompanied by GIA report numbered 15022715, dated 14 April... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2011

A fancy-coloured diamond single-stone ring

A fancy-coloured diamond single-stone ring. Photo Bonhams The step-cut fancy-coloured diamond, weighing 5.84 carats, within a four-claw setting, ring size L. Estimate: £80,000 - 100,000, $ 130,000 - 160,000 Accompanied by a GIA certificate stating that the diamond, weighing 5.84 carats, is fancy vivid yellow, natural colour and Vvs2 clarity. Certificate number 2135155758, dated 3rd March 2011.Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 13 Apr 2011. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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13 avril 2011

A magnificent pair of diamond clip brooches, by Cartier, circa 1935

A magnificent pair of diamond clip brooches, by Cartier, circa 1935. Photo Bonhams Each central old pear-shaped diamond, weighing either 4.63 carats or 4.77 carats, within a baguette-cut diamond frame with square-cut diamond highlight, bordered by pear-shaped diamonds, each surmount composed of step, triangular and baguette-cut diamonds, remaining diamonds 43.45 carats total, each signed Cartier London, length of each clip 4.7cm (2) - Estimate: £80,000 - 100,000, $ 130,000 - 160,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 13 Apr 2011. New Bond... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2011

A fine pink sapphire and diamond flower brooch, circa 1900

A fine pink sapphire and diamond flower brooch, circa 1900. Photo Bonhams Realistically modelled as a cyclamen, the centre of the delicate bloom set with calibré-cut sapphires, ranging in hue from deep crimson to pale pink, the tips of the unfurling petals set with old brilliant-cut diamonds in channel settings, the curving stem set with similarly cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 4.00 carats, two sapphires deficient, unsigned, later fitted case by Wartski. Estimate: £30,000 - 40,000, $ 49,000 - 65,000 Note: During the 19th... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2011

Pink Diamond @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Pair of Fancy Light Pink Diamond, Pink Diamond and diamond pendent earrings. Photo Sotheby's Each suspending on a pear-shaped fancy light pink diamond weighing 2.74 and 2.96 carats respectively, surrounded by brilliant-cut pink diamonds, to an outer surround set with brilliant-cut diamonds, surmounted by three heart-shaped pink diamonds, completed by a brilliant-cut diamond-set hook, the pink diamonds and diamonds altogether weighing approximately 1.35 carats, mounted in 18 karat pink and white gold. Estimate 3,500,000—4,000,000... [Lire la suite]