13 juin 2009

Diamond brooch, multi-gem cufflinks, diamond and gold necklaces, ruby, diamond earclips and tourmaline ring by Buccellati

A diamond brooch, by Buccellati Designed as a bouquet of flowers, each bezel-set with a circular-cut diamond pistil, extending circular-cut diamond petals, with rose-cut diamond leaves, to the polished white gold stems, gathered by a rose-cut diamond ribbon, mounted in white gold, in a Buccellati blue pouch Signed Buccellati. Estimate$5,000 - $7,000 - Price Realized $6,250 A pair of multi-gem cufflinks, by Gianmaria Buccellati Each designed as a cushion-shaped plaque, set with circular-cut rubies, sapphires and... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2009

A rose quartz bead and gold necklace and a pair of diamond and gold pomegranate brooches, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978)

A rose quartz bead and gold necklace, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978) Designed as three strands of rose quartz beads, spaced by smaller 18k gold boules, gathered at the front by a sculpted 18k gold ropework knot, suspending a staggered three-strand rose quartz bead tassel, joined at one side by a sculpted gold bar clasp, mounted in 18k gold, 14 ins. Signed Verdura. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000  - Price Realized $7,500 A pair of diamond and gold pomegranate brooches, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978) Each designed as a... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2009

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800 Designed as a series of alternating old-cut diamond flowerheads and entwined oval links suspending a detachable diamond-set Maltese cross pendant, with loop terminals for the attachment of a ribbon tie, in closed back setting, mounted in silver and gold, 35.0 cm long.. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £37,250 ($60,196)Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

A natural pearl necklace

A natural pearl necklace The single strand of 103 graduated pearls measuring from 8.2 to 6.3 mm to the sugarloaf sapphire and single-cut diamond clasp, 82.5 cm long. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000 ($32,320 - $48,480) - Price Realized £55,250 ($89,284)Accompanied by report No. 1/16786 dated 4 February 2009 from the AnchorCert laboratory stating extensive samples were found to be natural pearls. Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

The Barberini Jewels @ Christie's London

Urbain VIII - Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644) The antique sapphire and diamond tiara, necklace, ear pendants and brooch once formed part of the jewels of the Barberini family. They were sold as a parure at Christie's Geneva on 18 November 1971 and realised $18,850.The Barberinis were an Italian noble family who rose to prominence in 17th century Rome when Cardinal Maffeo Barberini was elected as Pope Urban VIII. The Barberini Palazzo created by Bernini in 1633 gives evidence of the family's importance and today houses the National... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

An antique diamond and pearl necklace

An antique diamond and pearl necklace The front composed of nine graduated old-cut diamond openwork panels with natural pearl centres and fringe detail interspersed with pearl and diamond collet bars to the openwork backchain, mounted in silver and gold, pearls untested, circa 1890, 38.5 cm long. Estimate £30,000 - £35,000 ($47,490 - $55,405) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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09 juin 2009

An impressive art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier

An impressive art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier The central triangular panel with oval-shaped ruby collets and old-cut diamond geometric surround to the neckchain composed of a series of openwork buckle-shaped links mounted with old-cut diamonds and rubies, converts to form a brooch and a pair of bracelets, 1936, as necklace 42.0 cm inner circumference, as brooch 6.3 cm wide, each bracelet 16.8 cm long, in original fitted green leather Cartier case. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 ($160,200 - $240,300) ... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2009

A ruby and diamond necklace, by Buccellati, circa 1950

A ruby and diamond necklace, by Buccellati, circa 1950 Composed of five strands of ruby beads, to a circular clasp set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow gold, clasp signed 'Mario Buccellati', necklace length 45.5cm. Sold for HK$111,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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02 juin 2009

A black jadeite, ruby and diamond necklace

A black jadeite, ruby and diamond necklace The thirty-seven jadeite beads of deep greenish black colour, measuring 12.6 -16.7mm, to a floral clasp set with circular rubies and diamond petals, mounted in 18k blackened gold, necklace length 55.7cm. Sold for HK$66,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the selected bead is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number KJ 41879, dated 19th March 2009. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

A fine jadeite cabochon and diamond necklace

A fine jadeite cabochon and diamond necklace Set to the front with double row of intense green jadeite oval cabochon and brilliant-cut diamond clusters, connected by rose-cut diamond links, the backchain designed as a sinuous vine of brilliant-cut diamonds, with a pavé-set diamond floral motif with rose-cut diamond stamen at each side, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 11.00 carats total, necklace length 44.5cm. Sold for HK$1,200,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone... [Lire la suite]
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