10 mai 2009

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir, Cartier

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir Suspending a pearl tassel, Cartier, with a geometric plaque surmount set with variously shaped rubies and diamonds, accented with cabochon onyx, to similarly set and black enamel connections with strands of twisted pearls, the centre set to either side with a series of links designed as stylised fruiting vines, set with cabochon rubies, highlighed with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 630mm, tassel length approximately 105mm, French assay and maker's... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s Each surmount designed as a line of square-, single- and baguette diamonds, suspending a pearl drop, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks, screw back fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 52543 stating that the two pearls are natural. Est. 42,000—60,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond corsage ornament, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond corsage ornament, Cartier, 1912 In the garland style centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine drop within an open work millegrain surround of circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds suspended from a pair of oval aquamarine brooches within open work lozenge shaped frames to a millegrain-set connecting chain, drop and brooches detachable. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-50. Provenance: From a European collection -... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912 In the garland style, centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an openwork scroll frame of millegrain-set circular-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly set pear-shaped aquamarine drop, to a necklace designed as two graduated lines of circular-cut diamonds accented with a pair of circular aquamarine links, signed Cartier Paris, length approximately 380mm. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-49. ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912 Centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an arched surround of interlaced open work scrolls millegrain set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, surmounted by a pear-shaped aquamarine, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York.. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Provenance: From a European collection - formerly in the collection of Olga, princess Paley, countess Hohenfelsen (continued) Note: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no.... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

Bruce Weber, Cartier I Love You

Cartier I Love You is the new book commissioned by the jeweler to celebrate its 100th anniversary! Bruce Weber is the editor + art director + contributes new photos and comments. Photography Bruce Weber. "Cartier...100 Years of Passion and Free Spirit" runs through May 21, 2009, at Cartier, 653 Fifth Avenue, NYC. 212.753.0111 www.cartier.com
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05 mai 2009

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Cartier, France, circa 1930

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Cartier, France, circa 1930 The hinged bangle studded with 140 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 30.00 carats, mounted in platinum, internal circumference approximately 5½ inches, signed Cartier, Made in France, maker's mark, French assay marks. Est. 70,000—90,000 USDLot Sold 230,500 USD NOTE: This bracelet by Cartier displays a luminosity and brightness resulting from the exclusive use of diamonds and platinum, two of the most noble and enduring materials to be found in any... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Fancy intense yellow diamond ring, Cartier

Fancy intense yellow diamond ring, Cartier The oval modified brilliant-cut diamond of fancy intense yellow color weighing 3.08 carats, flanked by 2 half-moon-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18 karat gold, size 5¾, signed Cartier. Est. 45,000—55,000 USD. Lot Sold 56,250 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 14631391 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Color, VS1 clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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25 avril 2009

Highlights of Magnificent Jewels Sale Results @ Sotheby's NY

Lisa Hubbard, Chairman, International Jewelry, North and South America, said, “Today’s results reinforced the continued demand for signed and decorative jewels, as evidenced by the strong prices achieved for pieces by Tiffany & Co., David Webb and Buccellati. Furthermore, when you factor rarity into the equation, the result is the spectacular price for the Cartier Diamond Bangle-Bracelet, which absolutely soared past its high estimate. The competition for natural pearls in today’s sale demonstrates a particularly vibrant... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2009

An art deco tutti frutti diamond and gem-set clip brooch, French, Cartier, circa 1925

An art deco tutti frutti diamond and gem-set clip brooch, French, Cartier, circa 1925 in the form of a shield, pavé-set with old European-cut diamonds and accented with cabochon ruby and emerald flower detail; signed Cartier, Paris; with French assay marks; estimated total diamond weight: 1.50 carats; mounted in platinum and eighteen karat white gold. Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 20 Apr 2009. New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and... [Lire la suite]
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