31 mai 2011

The Imperial Cushions. A spectacular pair of diamond ear pendants

The Imperial Cushions. A spectacular pair of diamond ear pendants. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each set with a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 23.49 and 23.11 carats, spaced by single-cut diamond bell-shaped links, joined to the baguette-cut and collet-set diamond surmount, mounted in platinum, 5.0 cm long. Estimate HK$55,000,000 - HK$75,000,000  ($7,097,613 - $9,678,563) Accompanied by two reports nos. 2135221734 and 1132221736 dated 25 March 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 23.49 and... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2011

Diamonds @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

A Magnificent Emerald-Cut Diamond. Photo Sotheby's The emerald-cut diamond weighing 30.52 carats. Estimate 3,000,000—4,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 3,386,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 2115516430 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity, with Excellent Polish and Excellent Symmetry. Platinum and Diamond Pendant, Circa 1915. Photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond weighing 20.74 carats, surmounted by an emerald-cut diamond weighing approximately .50 carat, and an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately .85... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2011

The Imperial Cushions: Golconda Diamonds to Be Offered @ Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale

Imperial Cushions are a glittering survival of the past and remains one the most outstanding jewels to ever appear on the market today. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011 HONG KONG.- A pair of spectacular ear-pendants featuring the world’s rarest diamonds from the legendary Golconda mines will be offered at Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale, which will be held on Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Imperial Cushions, a pair of 23.49 carats and 23.11 carats D Potentially Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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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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23 avril 2010

The sensational six leads Christie’s Hong Kong sale of exquisite jewels this spring

Hong Kong - Christie’s are proud to announce ‘The Sensational Six’, a selection of six superlative gems which will draw the eyes of the jewellery world to Hong Kong on June 1, 2010. Each the best of its type, these jewels present serious gem collectors with a remarkable opportunity at a time when high quality jewels become increasingly rare on the market. Led by a magnificent single-strand jadeite bead necklace (Fig. 1, estimate: HK$50-80 million/US$6.4-10 million) and a superb 5.01carat Fancy Vivid Blue VS2 heart-shaped diamond ring... [Lire la suite]