01 février 2010

Rolph Scarlett, two Silver-smithed designs of sterling silver and semi-precious stones, circa 1955

Rolph  Scarlett, Silver-smithed designs of sterling silver and semi-precious stones, circa 1955 Authenticated by the estate. height - 5 in, width - 5 in, depth - 2.5 in. Estimate: from $20,000 to $30,000 Rolph  Scarlett, Silver-smithed design of sterling silver, pearl and semi-precious stones, circa 1955 Authenticated by the estate. height - 3 in, width - 4.5 in, depth - 2.5 in. Estimate: from $20,000 to $30,000Notes: Created during the mid-50s, after SCARLETT had returned to New York from... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2010

Enamel & Rhinestone Elephant Brooch by Kenneth J. Lane. U.S.A. 1970's

Enamel & Rhinestone Elephant Brooch by Kenneth J. Lane. U.S.A. 1970's Colorful figural Elephant costume brooch by Kenneth J. Lane. This whimsical interpretation of an Indian elephant has red, blue and green enamel & rhinestones on ears and trunk. There are blue cab eyes, pave white rhinestone ears and dangling pearl accents. It measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/4" and is marked KJL. Price $495 Dragonette LTD. 711 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA, 90069. Phone: 310-855-9091 - E-Mail: dragonette@mac.com
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31 janvier 2010

18K Gold Enamel Frog Brooch With Diamond & Ruby Eyes. Italy. 1960"s

18K Gold Enamel Frog Brooch With Diamond & Ruby Eyes. Italy. 1960"s Beautifully executed whimsical frog brooch in 18K yellow gold finished in green enamel with diamond & ruby studded eyes. It measures 2" x 1 1/4" and is stamped: ITALY and 18K. Price $995 Dragonette LTD. 711 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA, 90069. Phone: 310-855-9091 - E-Mail: dragonette@mac.com
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31 janvier 2010

18K and Gemstone Chinese Foo Dog Brooch, USA, 1950's

18K and Gemstone Chinese Foo Dog Brooch, USA, 1950's Fantastic Stylized Foo Dog Brooch. Cast and engraved Gold with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. Beautiful hand finishing to the gold. Price $5,000 Dragonette LTD. 711 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA, 90069. Phone: 310-855-9091 - E-Mail: dragonette@mac.com
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31 janvier 2010

Jessica Kagan Cushman: Drop Dead Chic jewelry

Scrimshaw Spider Cuff by Jessica Kagan Cushman Flaunting a perilously captivating spider, this genuine scrimshaw spider cuff suggests equal parts Pop and Victoriana with the elegant touch of a beautiful entomological rendering. Made of fossilized mammoth ivory, this hand-inked, hand-finished piece flaunts all the delectable natural nuances that give scrimshaw its unique appeal. Measures 1 3/4" wide with a 1 1/4" opening. Price $2,650.00 Scrimshaw Fly Cuff by Jessica Kagan Cushman Fascinating and fabulous,... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2010

Kenneth J. Lane, Conch Shell on Coral Reef Brooch & Coral Reef Cuff bracelet @ Fabulous Facets

Kenneth J. Lane Conch Shell on Coral Reef Brooch The black enamel conch shell is detailed with pavé-set, faceted, faux diamonds, placed into gold tone metal in the spiral form of the shell. A beautiful glass pearl cabochon is set at the center. The enameled coral reef sparkles with more crystals and gold tone accents. The brooch measures 2.25" high and 2.5"  wide. Signed "Kenneth Lane. Price $325.00 Kenneth J. Lane Coral Reef Cuff bracelet Inside circumference measures 6" long, with... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2010

Drusy Rings by Marta Sànchez Oms

Azurite Sterling silver ring with natural drusy Azurite. From Isis collection. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19 x 15 mm.  $120.00 USD Beryl Sterling silver ring with natural Beryl with inclusions. Inclusions are brown and gold, and the stone is very transparent, you can see through it. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 30 X 24 mm. $150.00 USD Citrine Silver ring with natural raw citrine crystal. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2010

A selection of ruby jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby bead and diamond bracelet. Photo Sotheby's Old European-cut, single-cut, round, old mine, rose-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.00 carats, faceted ruby beads measuring approximately 9.6 to 6.0 mm., mounted in white gold, length 7 inches, one diamond missing. Est. 80,000—120,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  230,500 USD Ruby and diamond brooch. Photo Sotheby's The square emerald-cut ruby weighing approximately 4.00 carats, old mine and rose-cut... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2010

Blancpain Spécialités Tourbillon Diamants Dame & Homme

SPÉCIALITÉS, Tourbillon Dame serti de diamants de taille baguette, cadran en or blanc serti de 115 diamants, bracelet serti de 242 diamants, remontage automatique. Blancpain a perfectionné et miniaturisé cette pièce maîtresse de l'art horloger. Sa confortable réserve de marche rend superflu le remontage quotidien et garantit une précision optimale grâce à la détente lente et plus régulière de son ressort de barillet. De nos jours comme en 1801, le tourbillon représente l'un des achèvements majeurs de l'horlogerie... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2010

The Wittelsbach diamond, now the Wittelsbach-Graff diamond @ the Smithsonian Institution in Washington

The Wittelsbach diamond (shown in 2008 before recutting) was part of the dowry for the Infanta Margarita Teresa. Copyright 2009 The New York Times Company The Infanta Margarita Teresa. Musée du Louvre, Paris For more than a half-century, one of the world's most celebrated diamonds, the fabled Wittelsbach blue, was not on view. It was once set in the Order of the Golden Fleece ornament, shown here. A grayish blue diamond taken to Europe in the 17th century from India, it was given in 1664 to the Infanta Margarita... [Lire la suite]