14 novembre 2010

A Magnificent Pear-shaped Golconda Diamond Necklace.

A Magnificent Pear-shaped Golconda Diamond Necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The antique pear-shaped Golconda diamond, weighing 26.17 carats, suspended from a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 1.28 carat, to the briolette diamond chain and diamond-set barrel-shaped clasp, mounted in platinum, 47.0 cm - Estimate CHF3,000,000 - CHF5,000,000 ($3,084,670 - $5,141,116) Accompanied by report no.5101776869 dated 8 June 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 26.17 carats diamond is D colour,... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2010

An elegant diamond necklace.

An elegant diamond necklace.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The necklace designed as a cascade of graduated pear-shaped diamonds and pear-shaped diamond drops suspended from a scrolling line of collet-set baguette-cut diamonds with brilliant-cut diamond detail, the diamonds weighing a total of 70.88 carats, inner circumference 38.0cm, stamped 'PT950'. Estimate $200,000 - $250,000. Price Realized $410,500 Accompanied by twenty-nine reports dated from 9 May 2007 to 9 February 2009 from the Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2010

The Vanderbilt diamond necklace.

The Vanderbilt diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The front suspending a graduated fringe of detachable pear-shaped diamonds, each from an inverted pear-shaped diamond link, to a graduated line of circular-cut diamonds, spaced by smaller circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, may be worn as 15½ or 13 ins. - Estimate $400,000 - $600,000 Price Realized $626,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale Including the JAR Imperial Topaz, Ruby and Diamond Ear Pendants, The Bulgari Blue, Jeweled Elegance &... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2009

Burma Sapphire & Diamond Necklace

Burma Sapphire & Diamond Necklace An awe-inspiring Burma sapphire necklace featuring 54.35 carats of precious sapphires encircled by approximately 64.00 carats of fine diamonds. Set in platinum, the Burma sapphires are AGL certified to be all natural. 17" long These sapphires, hailing from the Mogok region of Burma, are exceptionally rare. Displaying the legendary natural blue of the Burma sapphire, the stones offer compelling evidence for that region's reputation as the birthplace of some of the most brilliant,... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, Chaumet, early 20th century

Diamond necklace, Chaumet, early 20th century Composed of five graduated drops millegrain set with a pear-shaped diamond bordered by old-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, to the fine platinum chain, length 370mm approximately. Accompanied by a letter of authentication from Chaumet. Est. 80,000—120,000 CHF. Lot Sold 230,500 CHF PROVENANCE: Property of the Bourbon family. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Sotheby's sale Catalogue, A Century of Style, Geneva, November 19, 1998, lot 315 for a similar tiara mounted by Chaumet in... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1930s

Diamond necklace, 1930s Of undulating design, set with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped diamond drop weighing 10.83 carats, length approximately 390mm, French assay marks. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2105595077 stating that the pear-shaped diamond is H Colour, SI1 Clarity. Est. 230,000—345,000 CHF - Lot Sold 320,500 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... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Diamond necklace

Diamond necklace Designed as a series of graduated quatrefoil motifs set with circular-cut diamonds suspending an articulated fringe set with variously cut stones, to an oval diamond clasp, length approximately 110mm. Est. 17,000—27,000 CHF Provenance: Property of a Spanish ducal family (continued) 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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03 mai 2009

An Important Diamond Necklace

* An Important Diamond Necklace Designed as three swagged graduated rows of circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, 40 1/2 cm. Est. CHF 125,000-150,000 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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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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