02 novembre 2009

Patek Philippe. An 18k yellow gold perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon-phases, 1949

Patek Philippe. An 18k yellow gold perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon-phases, 1949 ref 1526J mvt 964564 case 659431. * cal. 12-120 manual wind movement, 18 jewels * silvered dial, applied gold Arabic and dot numerals, apertures for day and month, subsidiary dial for constant seconds combined with moon-phases * concave bezel, snap back * case, dial and movement signed * modern 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle * Extract from the Archives confirming sale on 7 June 1951. diameter 34 mm - Est. 70,000—90,000 USD -... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2009

F. P. Journe, Tourbillon Souverain d'égalité n° 108/01T, circa 2001

F. P. Journe, Tourbillon Souverain d'égalité n° 108/01T, circa 2001. photo Sotheby's A fine and rare platinum tourbillon wristwatch with constant force remontoire and power reserve * cal. 1498 manual wind movement with constant force remontoir, 25 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance within a one-minute tourbillon carriage * 18k gold dial plate, eccentric guilloché mean time dial, two apertures revealing the remontoire fly regulator at 6 o'clock and tourbillon carriage at 9 o'clock, sector for power reserve * sapphire... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2009

Shopping of Cartier jewelry @ Sotheby"s New York

Mother-of-pearl, enamel and diamond vanity case, Cartier, Paris, circa 1925. photo Sotheby's Rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately .45 carat, mounted in gold and platinum, signed Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD - Sold 28,750 USD 18 karat gold, coral, onyx and cultured pearl necklace, Cartier. photo Sotheby's Length 32 inches, maker's mark. Est. 7,500—10,000 USD - Sold 20,000 USD. NOTE: Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits are required... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2009

Shopping de joaillerie @ Artcurial Deauville

Bague en platine ornée d'un saphir rectangulaire à pans coupés entouré de diamants calibrés, le corps serti de diamants baguettes. Poids brut : 16,5 g - Estimation : 19 000 / 20 000 € VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. Clip Noeud en or jaune pavé de diamants taille brillant et de lignes d'émeraudes calibrées, le lien serti de diamants baguettes. Signé. Poids brut : 19 g - Estimation : 15 000 / 17 000 € Artcurial Deauville - 14800 Deauville. Vente du Dimanche 1er novembre 2009. Bijoux Anciens & Modernes. Bijouterie,... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2009

A collection of David Webb jewelry sold @ Sotheby's NY

Pair of 18 karat white gold, platinum, diamond and cultured pearl pendant-earclips, David Webb. photo courtesy Sotheby's The tops set with marquise-shaped and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 20.80 carats, signed Webb; the pendants set with marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 22.75 carats, pendants detachable; together with a pair of interchangeable cultured pearl pendants set with a baroque cultured pearl measuring approximately 15.9 by 14.1 mm., and a baroque cultured pearl of gray color measuring... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

Buccellati jewelry @ Sotheby's New York

18 karat gold and diamond cuff bracelet, Buccellati, Italy. necklace. photo Sotheby's Square modified brilliant-cut and round diamonds weighing approximately 1.65 carats, mounted 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy, internal circumference 6 1/2 inches. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD - Sold 20,000 USD 18 karat gold necklace and bracelet, Buccellati, Italy. photo Sotheby's Gross weight approximately 136 dwts., necklace signed M. Buccellati, length 15 1/2 inches; bracelet signed M. Buccellati, Italy,... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2009

Joaillerie : la marque des gemmes vietnamiennes ne brille pas encore

Ruby Spinel (Vietnam) Féérie des pierres fines, feux du rubis, éclat de la topaze : l'industrie de la joaillerie du Vietnam brille par la réserve nationale de pierres précieuses, mais pas encore par une marque scintillante du même nom. Nombre de gisements de pierres précieuses ont été découverts après le premier, en 1987 à Luc Yên (province de Yên Bai, Nord du Vietnam). "Rares sont les pays dans le monde qui possèdent une réserve de pierres fines et précieuses aussi importante que celle du Vietnam", estime le... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2009

Shopping of emerald and diamond @ Christie's, The Dubai Sale

An emerald and diamond ring, by Mouawad. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 The rectangular-shaped emerald weighing 31.51 carats to the triangular-shaped diamond shoulders and plain hoop, in maker's case. Signed Mouawad - Est. $100,000 - $130,000 Accompanied by report 54455 dated 14 September 2009 from the Swiss Gemmological Institute (SSEF) stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin with moderate amounts of oil in fissures An emerald and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 The... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2009

Shopping of Colored Diamond @ Christie's NY

A pair of superb colored diamond ear pendants. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 One suspending a pear-shaped fancy blue diamond, weighing approximately 7.18 carats, within a graduated pavé-set pink diamond surround, to the circular-cut diamond link and circular-cut diamond French wire, the other suspending a pear-shaped fancy light pink diamond, weighing approximately 8.04 carats, within a graduated pavé-set diamond surround, to the circular-cut pink diamond link and circular-cut diamond French wire, mounted in platinum and... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2009

Shopping of diamond @ Sotheby's NY

Diamond ring. photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond weighing 29.53 carats, 2 heart-shaped diamonds weighing 1.35 and 1.51 carats, mounted in platinum, size 5.- Est. 1,800,000—2,200,000 USD  - Sold 3,498,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 1102964356 stating that the diamond is D color, Internally Flawless; with an original working diagram stating that the stone may be potentially flawless. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be a type IIa. As the letter from... [Lire la suite]
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