19 octobre 2010

Andrew Grima pearl jewelry from the Collection of Laura Speiser

A cultured pearl and diamond necklace and earclips, Andrew Grima, 1981 and 1976.  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd the necklace designed as a collar, open at the front, centering a large silvery-white baroque cultured pearl, measuring approximately 30 x 25mm, detailed with white gold wire and beads, further accentuated by round brilliant-cut diamonds; a pair of earclips en suite; each piece signed Grima, AG.Ltd; each with London hallmarks; large cultured pearl weighing approximately: 50.00 carats; estimated total diamond... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

Freshwater Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Semi-Baroque Cultured Pearl & Antique Freshwater Pearl

Edwardian Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Centering one light gray natural pearl approximately 12.72 x 11.30 mm. within a drop-shaped frame set with old European and rose-cut diamonds, circa 1910. With GIA report no. 5121279376 stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater, no indication of treatment. Estimate $15,000-20,000 Pearl: light gray, faint pinkish hue on side and reverse, faint yellowish hue on reverse, flattened on reverse, cleanish, minor tiny bubbles, medium... [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]