05 juin 2011

A fine conch pearl and diamond necklace & A fine pair of conch pearl and diamond earrings

A fine conch pearl and diamond necklace. Photo Bonhams The chain set with seventeen pink conch pearls alternating with briolette-cut diamonds, to a brilliant-cut diamond-set clasp, mounted in platinum,the conch pearls estimated to weigh approximately 34.84 carats in total, the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 8.55 carats in total, length 44.0cm. Sold for HKD384,000   Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the seventeen saltwater strong pink conch pearls are natural and show no indication of... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2011

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions: Fancy Diamonds and Exquisite Gemstones – Fine Jewellery and Jadeite Auction

A rare natural conch pearl and diamond necklace. Photo: Bonhams Major shifts and changes took place in the jewellery industry worldwide at the beginning of the year, with high prices and a limited supply of fine jewellery deeply impacting the industry. The prices of large Fancy Vivid Blue and Fancy Vivid Pink diamonds that are popular amongst Asian and European buyers have strengthened significantly over the past few years. Among other exquisite gems, exceptional pieces of fine old jadeite, rare conch and natural pearls are... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2011

Natural pearl, conch pearl and cultured pearl

 Very fine natural pearl and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's The ring centring on a natural pearl measuring approximately 13.45 x 13.65mm, surrounded by old European-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 7.00 carats; accompanied by an extra diamond-set ring fitting, pearl detachable; mounted in platinum. (2). Estimate 1,500,000—1,700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,940,000 HKD Ring size: 5¾ Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 55288, dated 18 January 2010, stating that the pearl is natural saltwater pearl, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2011

Chrysoberyl, Tourmaline, Demantoid garnet, Conch pearl, yellow sapphires, amethyst & blue topaz @ Sotheby's

Chrysoberyl brooch , probably Portuguese, second ahalf of the 18th  century. photo Sotheby's Designed as a floral and foliate spray tied with a ribbon, set with foil backed cushion-, pear-shaped, oval and mixed-cut chrysoberyl, later brooch fitting, accompanied by original shaped tooled leather case. Est. 5,500—6,500 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP Tourmaline, enamel and diamond brooch, J.E.Caldwell & CO., 1920s. photo Sotheby's Of annular open work design, centring on a stylised violet the petals of cabochon... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2010

Conch pearl jewelry @ Bonhams Hong Kong

A conch pearl, natural pearl and diamond tiara. photo Bonhams Designed as a series of stylised loop ribbon and foliate motifs, set with brilliant and single-cut diamonds, surmounted by four natural pearls of various sizes, set at the centre with a pink conch pearl, mounted in white gold, tiara dimensions 4.5 x 8.4cm. - Sold for HK$81,600 Accompanied by five certificates from a gemmological lab, stating that the saltwater pearls are natural and the conch pearl is a calcareous concreation. Report number US 53111512P, US... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2010

A pearl and diamond necklace, circa 1860 & A pair of conch pearl and diamond earrings

A pearl and diamond necklace, circa 1860. photo Bonhams The front set with series of quatrefoil diamond plaques and buckle-shaped links, set throughout with old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, accented throughout by pearls of gray, pink, orange, purple and yellow hue, to a diamond-set back chain, mounted in silver-topped gold, diamonds approximately 26.00 carats total, pearls untested for natural origin, with fitted case, necklace length 38.1cm. Sold for HK$456,000 A pair of conch pearl and diamond earrings. photo... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2010

Conch Pearl, Natural Pearl & Tahitian Pearl jewelry @ M.S. Rau Antiques

Conch Pearl & Diamond Necklace. This glorious necklace glows with approximately 21.50 carats of diamonds and seven extremely rare and desireable conch pearls ranging in size from 3mm to 34mm. Price: $150,000 Conch pearls are produced by the Queen Conch mollusk primarily found in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Unlike traditional pearls, conch pearls cannot be cultured, thus they are all natural and unique. Because only one in 10,000 conchs produce a pearl, with only 10 percent of those being gem quality, these... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Conch pearl, natural pearl and diamond brooch

Conch pearl, natural pearl and diamond brooch Set with a conch pearl and two pearl drops, suspended from a stylised leaf motif set with baguette, single-, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53464 stating that the conch pearl and the two pearls are natural. Est. 12,000—18,000 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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