18 septembre 2010

A pair of diamond flower earrings & A mother-of-pearl and diamond clip brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of diamond flower earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Bonhams Each earring designed as a single flowerhead pavé-set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds and set to the centre with a larger similarly cut diamond in a claw setting, mounted in 18 carat gold, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, maker's marks, French assay marks, length 2.0cm., maker's case - Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 A mother-of-pearl and diamond clip brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels.... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

Early 20th century pearl and diamond jewelry @ Bonhams

A pair of early 20th century pearl and diamond pendent earrings. photo courtesy Bonhams Each drop-shaped pearl of light grey or white tint, measuring 9.9-10.0mm., surmounted by a cap of chevron design set with rows of single and rose-cut diamonds, suspended from an articulated line of single and old brilliant-cut diamonds, length 6.2cm. Estimate: £10,000 - 12,000 Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem and Pearl Laboratory stating that the pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number 03089,... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

A late 19th century pearl and diamond brooch

A late 19th century pearl and diamond brooch. photo courtesy Bonhams The realistically designed leaves set with old brilliant and cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted by five larger similarly cut diamonds, suspending a large detachable baroque pearl swing drop, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 8.25 carats total, width 5.5cm. Estimate: £12,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010 New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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18 septembre 2010

Fire opals @ Doyles New York

Platinum, Diamond and Mexican Opal Brooch.. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  One fire opal ap. .95 ct., 74 diamonds ap. 2.70 cts., c. 1920, ap. 6.7 dwt. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Two-Color Gold, Fire Opal and Diamond Pendant with Platinum and Diamond Chain. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  One pear-shaped fire opal ap. 6.50 cts., 22 diamonds ap. .55 ct., ap. 4.8 dwt. Length 17 5/8 inches. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Opal: milky orange, brighter orange at bottom of stone. Diamonds: I-VS Doyle New York. Important... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

Opal and Diamond jewelry @ Doyle New York

Opal and Diamond Brooch. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  White gold, one oval opal ap. 34.00 cts., 75 diamonds ap. 7.25 cts., ap. 13 dwt. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Pair of Blackened Silver, White Gold, Diamond and Opal Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Estimate $2,500-3,500 Edwardian Platinum, Carved Opal and Diamond Bow Brooch. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Centering one old European-cut diamond approximately .25 ct., flanked by two carved opal ribbons edged by single-cut... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

A yellow sapphire, diamond and cultured pearl pendant/necklace, by Cartier

A yellow sapphire, diamond and cultured pearl pendant/necklace, by Cartier. photo courtesy Bonhams The pendant set with a large cushion-shaped yellow sapphire beneath an articulated buckle-shaped surmount pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, suspended from a slightly graduated single-strand cultured pearl necklace, the 8.0-8.9mm., cultured pearls of aubergine tint, highlighted at intervals with pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond roundels and spheres, diamonds approximately 7.50 carats total, yellow sapphire untested, signed... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

A pair of diamond earrings

A pair of diamond earrings. photo courtesy Bonhams Each of foliate design, set to the centre with a brilliant-cut diamond within a surround of smaller brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum with yellow gold overlay, diamonds approximately 4.80 carats total, maker's marks, UK hallmark, Kutchinsky velvet pouch - Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010 New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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17 septembre 2010

An Escada-cut diamond single-stone ring

An Escada-cut diamond single-stone ring. photo courtesy Bonhams The Escada-cut diamond, weighing 10.01 carats, between rectangular fancy-cut diamond shoulders, ring size N½ - Estimate: £35,000 - 40,000. Unsold Accompanied by an International Gemological Institute (IGI) certificate stating that the diamond is Fancy Yellow, natural colour, SI1 clarity. Certificate number 2-286-9636, dated 28 May 2010.Note: The Escada cut, created exclusively for the eponymous luxury fashion house, is a 12 sided cut with 97 facets, designed to... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

A diamond pendant/necklace

A diamond pendant/necklace. photo courtesy Bonhams The front designed as a slightly graduated row of cushion-shaped diamonds of yellow tint spaced by brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly-set articulated drop, to a brilliant-cut diamond backchain, diamonds approximately 32.50 carats total, yellow diamonds untested for natural colour, length 44.0cm - Estimate: £25,000 - 30,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010 New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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17 septembre 2010

Pair of Antique Gold and Beetle Cufflinks.

Pair of Antique Gold and Beetle Cufflinks. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  18 kt., with French assay mark, ap. 3.4 dwt. Estimate $500-700 Good condition. 9/16 x 7/16". Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 29 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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