21 novembre 2010

Bague « navratan ». Inde du nord, XIXe siècle & Collier en or 22 carats, Inde du Sud, Thanjavur

Bague « navratan ». Inde du nord, XIXe siècle. photo courtesy Tajan en or avec neuf pierres de différentes couleurs insérées sur une turquoise. Diam. 2 cm - Poids 12 g - Estimation : € 800-1,000 Collier en or 22 carats,  Inde du Sud, Thanjavur. photo courtesy Tajan orné d'une rosace centrale sertie de pierres fines et d'émaux, agrémentée de pendentifs, montée sur une chaîne de pierres taillées en baguette.Long. 15 cm - Long. totale : 40 cm - Poids 25 g - Estimation : € 1,000-1,200 Tajan. 29 nov. 2010 14:00 Espace... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2010

Graff jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A diamond necklace, by Graff. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a heart-shaped diamond weighing 6.63 carats, to the fine link chain, mounted in platinum, adjustable length up to 44.5 cm Signed Graff, no. 3083 . Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 450,000 - Price Realized CHF 411,000 Accompanied by report no. 8691613 dated 17 August 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond may be... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2010

A pair of important Indian Kadas & An Indian emerald and diamond necklace

A pair of important Indian Kadas. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each anklet set with a series of twelve rose-cut diamond flowerheads on the convex edge to a gold and dark blue enamel background, the sides with floral and foliate polychrome enamel on a white ground to a central line of green and gold decoration, opens by way of screw fitting, Jaipur, 19th century, 694.4 and 687.5 grams, 12.5 cm diameter, 3.3 cm wide (2). Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000 - Price Realized CHF 117,000 Provenance: The property of a Royal... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2010

Yellow diamonds @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A rectangular-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a rectangular-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 6.53 carats, to the triangular-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum and gold, size 6. Estimate CHF280,000 - CHF350,000 - Price Realized CHF 339,000 Accompanied by report no. 17233470 dated 27 May 2008 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Yellow colour, VS1 clarity A diamond and coloured diamond suite. Photo:... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2010

Herz-Belperron jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Herz-Belperron. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each designed as a fluted emerald bead, suspended from a pavé-set diamond crescent and carved emerald bead surmount, circa 1935, 3.1 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Designed by Suzanne Belperron, with maker's mark for Atelier Groene et Darde. Estimate CHF12,000 - CHF16,000 - Price Realized CHF 56,250 An art deco emerald and diamond ring, by Herz-Belperron. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The octagonal-cut emerald... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2010

Exceptional emeralds @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

An exceptional octagonal-shaped emerald  ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with an octagonal-shaped emerald weighing 25.83 carats, to the shield-shaped diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, size 6. Estimate CHF650,000 - CHF850,000 - Price Realized CHF1,035,000 Accompanied by report no. 57222 dated 3 September 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity modification (oil)Report no. 2125331226 dated 12 July 2010 from the... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2010

“Embracing Hope” @ the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

The Hope Diamond is seen in its unveiling of its new temporary setting, "Embracing Hope." AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Hope Diamond, the world’s most famous diamond, began another chapter in its already illustrious history. For the first time the diamond is on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in a setting other than its historic Cartier-designed setting. The new temporary setting, “Embracing Hope,” was designed by Harry Winston Inc. and unveiled and placed on public... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2010

Sapphire jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Attractive Sapphire and diamond ring, Faraone, circa 1970. photo courtesy Sothebys Centring on an octagonal sapphire weighing 12.76 carats, within a ballerina setting of baguette and tapered baguette diamonds, the shoulders set with similar stones, mounted in platinum, Italian assay and maker's marks, size 50, with ring sizer. Est. 200,000—300,000 CHF. Lot Sold 722,500 CHF Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1007141 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Fine Sapphire and... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2010

Pink diamond jewelry @ Sothebys Geneva

Fine Fancy Intense Pink diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys The pear-shaped fancy intense pink diamond weighing 4.59 carats, flanked by similarly shaped stones, mounted in platinum and pink gold, size 52. Est. 1,150,000—2,150,000 CHF. Lot Sold 2,770,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 1122161848 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Pink, Natural Colour, SI1 Clarity. Pair of Light Pink and Fancy Light Pink diamond ear clips. photo courtesy Sothebys Set with ten pear-shaped diamonds of light pink and fancy... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2010

Yellow diamonds @ Sotheby's Geneva

Exceptional Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys The fancy vivid yellow heart modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 12.16 carats, flanked by pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, size 52. Est. 950,000—1,300,000 CHF. Lot Sold 1,874,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 2125583246 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Colour, Internally Flawless. Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring, Harry Winston. photo courtesy Sothebys The cut-cornered... [Lire la suite]