11 avril 2011

Christie's to Offer a Beautiful Rectangular-Cut Diamond Ring Owned by Gloria Swanson

  This ring belonged to Gloria Swanson. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011. PARIS.- Christie’s Jewels Department will offer a beautiful rectangular-cut diamond ring weighing 5.1 carats (estimate: €70,000-100,000) in Paris on May 23rd. This ring belonged to Gloria Swanson, the American actress, who was a superstar of the silent movies and critically acclaimed for her role in the Hollywood classic Sunset Boulevard (1950). By the mid-1920s Swanson was the highest paid actress in Hollywood. It was reported that she made and spent... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2009

'Cartier Treasures - King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings' @ Palace Museum, Pékin

Cartier, Panther Clip Brooch. From 1949. Sold to the Duchess of Windsor Last days to see this exhibition in Beijing ! Beijing's Palace Museum and Cartier present Cartier Treasures: King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings, an exhibition of Cartier masterpieces in the former Imperial Palace's Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate.More than 350 items, including Cartier Collection archives dating from the founding of Cartier through the 1970s, will be displayed. Partly dedicated to royal jewels, which earned Cartier its... [Lire la suite]