19 novembre 2010

Sapphire jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Attractive Sapphire and diamond ring, Faraone, circa 1970. photo courtesy Sothebys Centring on an octagonal sapphire weighing 12.76 carats, within a ballerina setting of baguette and tapered baguette diamonds, the shoulders set with similar stones, mounted in platinum, Italian assay and maker's marks, size 50, with ring sizer. Est. 200,000—300,000 CHF. Lot Sold 722,500 CHF Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1007141 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Fine Sapphire and... [Lire la suite]