17 novembre 2010

Bulgari jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 13.08 carats, to a mount set with baguette, fancy- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white gold, size 50, signed Bulgari. Est. 70,000—100,000 CHF. Lot Sold 98,500 CHF Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 9406059, dated June 30th, 1994, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no evidence of thermal treatment. Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys Centring on a sugarloaf cabochon... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2010

The Bulgari Blue Diamond @ Christie's New York

The Bulgari Blue Diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 . A two-stone colored diamond and diamond ring, by BulgarI. Set with a triangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond, weighing approximately 10.95 carats, and a triangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 9.87 carats, to the baguette-cut diamond half-hoop, mounted in gold, circa 1972, in an original BVLGARI black silk box. By BVLGARI - Estimate on request With report 2125168496 dated 19 May 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond,... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2010

Bulgari. Beau collier de maaillons en or gris et diamants

Bulgari. Beau collier. photo Tajan en or gris, articulé de maillons en chevrons piqués de diamants soulignant le décolleté. Poids : 185,4 g Long. 40 cm environ - Estimation : € 15,000-17,000 TAJAN SVV. BIJOUX, 27 juil. 2010, Monaco www.tajan.com
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17 juin 2010

Bulgari, Buccellati, South Sea cultured pearl & Trianon

A ruby, diamond and cultured pearl necklace, Bulgari. the collar centering an oval cabochon ruby and central row of cultured pearls, completed by borders of pavé-set round brilliant-cut diamonds; signed Bvlgari, no. 9205; ruby weighing approximately: 21.50 carats; estimated total diamond weight: 23.50 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 13 1/5in. Sold for $67,100 Note: Cf. Triossi, Amanda. Between Eternity and History Bvlgari, Skira Editore, 2009, page 221. The lot should be dated circa 1988. A cultured... [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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14 mai 2010

Grand succès pour la vente de Haute Joaillerie chez Sotheby’s

Genève, 11 mai 2010, la vente organisée chez Sotheby’s à Genève a remporté un grand succès totalisant 59.995.700 CHF (42.411.883 €) contre une estimation de 35.9 à 51.1M CHF (25.2/35.9M€) soit 87.9% des lots vendus, 96.6% en valeur, et 74% des lots qui ont dépassé leur estimation haute. Les enchérisseurs sont venus très nombreux, du monde entier, se disputer les pièces exceptionnelles que proposait Sotheby’s : pierres de couleur spectaculaires, diamants exceptionnels, pièces désirables aux signatures prestigieuses et de provenance... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2010

BULGARI jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company

Bulgari, A Rare Serpent Bracelet-Watch, 1970. photo Phillips de Pury & Company The flexible bracelet designed as a coiled snake, the scales applied with gold, orange and red enamel, accented by marquise-cut diamond eyes, the hinged head opening to reveal a watch, of mechanical movement, the circular cream dial, with gold tone baton numerals and hands.   Signed 'Bulgari', dial signed 'Vacheron Constantin'.  A similar watch from this series is illustrated in Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Bulgari,... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2010

Emerald @ Bonhams, NY

An emerald, colored diamond and diamond necklace and pair of pendant earrings. photo Bonhams the necklace designed as nineteen oval emerald and round brilliant-cut diamond clusters each with yellow diamond floral cluster spacers; a pair of earrings en suite; estimated total emerald weight for the set: 48.95 carats; estimated total diamond weight for the set: 18.65 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; necklace length: 15 1/2in. (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color). Estimate: $35,000 - 45,000 An emerald... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2009

Emerald, ruby, sapphire, Gem-set and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond sautoir. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a suite of polished emeralds and sapphire beads alternating with ruby roundels and briolette diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 1000mm. Est. 85,000—125,000 CHF - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  100,900 CHF Emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond necklace. Photo Sotheby's Composed of five segments set with carved leaf, calibré- and square-cut emeralds, sapphires and rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2009

Highlight Christie’s Fall Sale of Magnificent Jewels

Hong Kong – Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house for the sale of extraordinary jewels at auction, will present its annual Fall sale of magnificent jewels on 1 December at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Featuring over 250 jewels valued in excess of HK$260 million/US$33 million, this sale will present to the region’s sophisticated collectors and connoisseurs an array of important diamonds, fine coloured gemstones, signed creations from the likes of Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Wallace... [Lire la suite]