12 décembre 2009

Three magnificient rings. JAR, Paris sold @ Sotheby's New York

Diamond 'string' ring, JAR, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The oval diamond weighing 16.04 carats, set within a diamond 'string' platinum mounting, size 6, maker's mark, French assay mark. With signed box with monogram LMS. Est. 350,000—450,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  722,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 2105794032 stating that the diamond is F color, SI1 clarity. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be type IIa. Cabochon... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2009

A perfect 62.30 carat D colour, flawless, pear-shaped diamond, superb stones and important jewels @ Christie's Geneva

The unmounted pear-shaped diamond weighing 62.30 carats. photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Christie’s is honoured to announce the sale of a perfect 62.30 carat D colour, Flawless, pear-shaped diamond which will lead the auction of magnificent jewels in Geneva on November 18. An extraordinary gem of excellent polish and symmetry, this diamond exemplifies the best criteria of the 4 C’s: Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat. It is one of the most important D colour Flawless diamonds to be offered at auction in many years (estimate on... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2009

An outstanding 8.14 carat, untreated ruby cabochon shines in this Tiffany & Co. ring, circa 1950

An outstanding 8.14 carat, untreated ruby cabochon shines in this Tiffany & Co. ring, circa 1950 Designed by Jean Schlumberger, this ring also features 1.25 carats of diamonds, all set within the criss-crossing platinum setting and shank. Price 146,500 € Prized for their rich and full red color, rubies hailing from the Burmese mines rarely weigh more than 2.00 or 3.00 carats, making a jewel of this size and caliber extremely scarce and highly desirable. Those certified by the AGTA as being “No Heat,” untreated... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

A cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring

A  cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring The central cushion-shaped ruby, weighing 8.68 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond scallop surround, the shank pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 5¾. Sold for HK$1,440,000 Accompanied by a certificate from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the 8.68 carats ruby is of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, natural vivid red colour (GRS type "pigeon's blood"), with no indication of thermal treatment. Report number GRS2007-030767,... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

An unmounted oval mixed-cut ruby

An unmounted oval mixed-cut ruby The oval mixed-cut ruby, weighing 5.01 carats. Sold for HK$156,000 Note: Accompanied by a certificate from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the ruby is of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, natural pinkish-red colour, with no indication of thermal treatment. Report number GRS2007-080521T, dated 6th September 2007. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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02 mai 2009

Rare 31.06 carats Burmese Ruby and Diamond Ring

Rare Burmese Ruby and Diamond Ring Set to the center with an Burmese cushion-cut ruby, weighing approximately 31.06 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum, size 7.    With report no. 9711113 dated 28 November 1997 from Gübelin stating that the ruby is Natural, of Burma origin. Est. CHF 320,000-400,000 Philips de Purry & Company. Magnificent Jewels. 12 May 2009. Hotel de la Paix, 11 quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva. jewelry@phillipsdepury.com
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02 mai 2009

HARRY WINSTON. A Magnificent Unheated Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace

HARRY WINSTON. A Magnificent Unheated Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace The front designed as cascading fringes composed of twelve pear-shaped rubies, each framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, to a cluster surmount set with marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, completed by a stright line articulated chain set with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 42 cm. Necklace signed 'HW' with a Harry Winston box Inquire for certificate information. Est. CHF 450,000-550,000 Philips de Purry... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2009

13.69 carats Burmese cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring, circa 1930

13.69 carats Burmese cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring, circa 1930 The cushion-shaped ruby weighing 13.69 carats, flanked by 2 trapeze-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in platinum, size 6¼, French assay mark. Est. 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot sold 65,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGTA report no. 93002112 stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin; no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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