27 mai 2011

Diamonds shopping (2) @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 11, Geneva

Diamond ring, Bucherer. Photo: Sotheby's Claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.20 carats, mounted in white gold, size 51, numbered, maker's marks, case. Estimate 80,000—120,000 CHF. Lot Sold 278,500 CHF. Accompanied by GIA report no. 16229230 stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless. Pair of diamond earrings, Cartier. Photo: Sotheby's Each claw-set with a step-cut diamond weighing respectively 4.25 and 4.42 carats, signed Cartier and numbered. Estimate 200,000—290,000 CHF. Lot Sold 254,500 CHF ... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

Yellow diamonds @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 14 Apr 11. New York

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Near Colorless Diamond Ring, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., 1972. Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped diamond of fancy vivid yellow color weighing 11.13 carats., framed by bees set with small round and marquise-shaped near colorless diamonds weighing approximately 2.05 carats, size 6¼, signed Tiffany, Schlumberger. With box signed Tiffany & Co. designed by Schlumberger. Estimate 500,000—700,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,082,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no.... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2011

La plus importante tiare en émeraudes et en diamants mise aux enchères depuis pius de 30 ans et Un superbe diamant rose

  Magnifique tiare en émeraudes et diamants d’une extrême rareté, env. 1900. Ayant appartenu à la Collection de la Princesse Katharina Henckel von Donnersmarck/ Est. CHF 4,6-9,2 millions/$5-10 millions. Photo Sotheby's Le 17 mai 2011, six mois après la vente record de Sotheby’s Genève qui totalisa 105 millions de dollars et fut marquée par la vente du « Graff Pink » pour 46 millions de dollars — le prix le plus haut jamais atteint pour un diamant et tout bijou dans l’histoire des enchères, Sotheby’s Genève mettra en vente la... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2010

Shopping de diamants @ Philips de Pury & Co, Jewels, 8 december 2010

A Unique Diamond ‘Organdie’ Necklace MICHELLE ONG for CARNET, 2001. photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as a subtle and luxuriant bib, the fabric flexible, composed of graduating circular and rose-cut diamonds, delicately woven into a latticework girandole bib, suspending two sections of teardrop and cushion-shaped rose-cut pendants, mounted in platinum, length 18 inches   Total diamond weight is approximately 110.69 carats.  ESTIMATE $250,000-350,000 - UNSOLD EXHIBITED “Exquisite Jewels: The Art of... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2010

Emerald-cut diamond ring, Graff

Diamond ring, Graff. photo courtesy Sotheby's   Centring on an emerald-cut diamond weighing 11.32 carats, between tapered baguette diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, size 51, signed Graff. Est. 500,000—700,000 CHF. Lot Sold 758,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 10465897 stating that the diamond is D Colour, VS1 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 16 Nov 10, Geneva www.sothebys.com
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20 novembre 2010

Graff jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A diamond necklace, by Graff. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a heart-shaped diamond weighing 6.63 carats, to the fine link chain, mounted in platinum, adjustable length up to 44.5 cm Signed Graff, no. 3083 . Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 450,000 - Price Realized CHF 411,000 Accompanied by report no. 8691613 dated 17 August 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond may be... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2010

An impressive cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond ring, by Graff.

An impressive cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond ring, by Graff. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 12.21 carats, the shoulders set with tapered baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Signed Graff - Estimate $900,000 - $1,200,000. Price Realized $1,258,500 With report 10367297 dated 17 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2010

The Wittelsbach diamond, now the Wittelsbach-Graff diamond @ the Smithsonian Institution in Washington

The Wittelsbach diamond (shown in 2008 before recutting) was part of the dowry for the Infanta Margarita Teresa. Copyright 2009 The New York Times Company The Infanta Margarita Teresa. Musée du Louvre, Paris For more than a half-century, one of the world's most celebrated diamonds, the fabled Wittelsbach blue, was not on view. It was once set in the Order of the Golden Fleece ornament, shown here. A grayish blue diamond taken to Europe in the 17th century from India, it was given in 1664 to the Infanta Margarita... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

Colored diamond @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, 09 Dec 09.

Fancy grayish blue and pink diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's The emerald-cut diamond of fancy grayish blue color weighing 1.67 carats, framed by round diamonds of pink hue weighing approximately 1.60 carats, mounted in platinum, size 6½. Est. 175,000—225,000 USD. Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  194,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 1102283456 stating Fancy Grayish Blue, Natural Color, VVS2 clarity Pair of fancy colored diamond and near colorless diamond pendant-earrings. Photo... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2009

Highlight Christie’s Fall Sale of Magnificent Jewels

Hong Kong – Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house for the sale of extraordinary jewels at auction, will present its annual Fall sale of magnificent jewels on 1 December at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Featuring over 250 jewels valued in excess of HK$260 million/US$33 million, this sale will present to the region’s sophisticated collectors and connoisseurs an array of important diamonds, fine coloured gemstones, signed creations from the likes of Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Wallace... [Lire la suite]
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