11 avril 2010

Buccellati jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 21 April 2010

Buccellati, A Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a brushed yellow gold hinged cuff, set with a three oval-cut sapphires, within pierced openwork lozenge-shaped detail, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 2 1/4 inches diameter. Signed 'M.Buccellati' - ESTIMATE $18,000-20,000 Buccellati, A Gold and Diamond Bracelet, 1960. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a woven gold openwork band, accented by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18K... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

“Unspoken Messages: The Art of the Necklace” @ the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Lei niho palaoa (whale-tooth necklace), Hawaii, first half of 19th century, Human hair, walrus ivory, plant fibers. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- An exhibition showcasing the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ recent acquisition of an exceptional early 19th-century Hawaiian necklace made of woven human hair and ivory, along with other necklaces in the museum’s collection, is on view June 6 through September 13, 2009. “Unspoken Messages: The Art of the Necklace” features jewelry from many of the world’s cultures and made with a variety of... [Lire la suite]
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