02 décembre 2010

An important antique ruby and diamond ring & A Belle Epoque ruby, diamond and pearl brooch

An important antique ruby and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The circular-shaped ruby weighing 9.20 carats between pear-shaped diamond shoulders to the openwork gallery and plain hoop, circa 1910, in pink leather Garrard & Co. case. Estimate £400,000 - £600,000. Price Realized £2,169,250 ($3,373,184)Accompanied by report No. 57833 dated 12 November 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating Notes: The flat shape and irregular... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2010

Ten best results from Jewels: The London Sale @ Christie's London

Keith Penton, Head of Jewels Christie’s London comments: “The London sale encompassed a wide variety of jewellery ranging from the mid-9th to the 21st century. Fine quality diamonds, natural pearls and signed jewels were especially sought after, exemplified by the Belle Epoque aquamarine necklace by Koch, which realised five times its pre sale estimate. Following on from the success of last week’s Hong Kong sale Chinese buyers were in the forefront of much of the bidding. The traditional Cartier section was enthusiastically... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2009

Cartier jewelry sold @ Bonhams

A rare art deco black lacquer bangle, by Cartier, circa 1935 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The sprung black lacquer cuff, applied to the front with three detachable diamond floral clips, set throughout with old brilliant, brilliant and single-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 10.80 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, French assay marks, inner diameter 5.6cm. Sold for £96,000 Notes: In 1934, Cartier launched its black lacquer cuff bangle with detachable diamond clips. It was striking, sculptural, bold and modern;... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2009

Shopping de diamants @ Kohn - Cannes

Ewceptionnel collier diamants. Ancien travail français Un collier rivière en platine serti de 62 diamants de taille ancienne disposés en chute, pesant ensemble environ 65 carats, dont un diamant principal pesant environ 9,15 carats. Belle qualité, bon état. P.B. : 52,3 g environ. Estimation : 300 000 / 400 000 € Important collier torsade en diamants. Travail de haute joaillerie française. Vers 1960 Un important collier en platine et or gris composé de deux lignes de diamants brillantés et d'une ligne de diamants... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier The square-cut emerald within an old-cut diamond surround to the calibré-cut emerald frame, diamond border and two-stone corners, circa 1915, in Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, No. Pt 97091. Est. £7,000 - £9,000 - Price Realized £16,250 Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

A Belle Epoque diamond brooch, circa 1905

A Belle Epoque diamond brooch, circa 1905 The circular-cut diamond centre within a radiating diamond collet and foliate surround to the diamond-set undulating border, 4.3 cm wide, with French assay mark for platinum. Estimate £12,000 - £18,000 ($19,392 - $29,088) - Price Realized £15,000 ($24,240)Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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24 avril 2009

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & co.

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & co. Set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 17.50 carats, with a pierced old European-cut diamond gallery of garland motif, to the old European-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, circa 1910. Signed Tiffany & Co. Est. $40,000 - $60,000 - Sold $158,500 With report 92037312 dated 25 February 2009 from the AGTA Gemological Testing Center stating that the data obtained during the examination of this stone indicates that the probable... [Lire la suite]
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