27 mai 2009

A jadeite, ruby, and diamond necklace

A jadeite, ruby, and diamond necklace The central oval jadeite cabochon, of near colourless material and glass-like translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, surmounted by an oval-cut ruby and brilliant-cut diamond Chinese knot motif, terminating in a fringe of collet-set diamonds, suspended from a diamond-set double chain necklace, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 2.00 carats total, necklace length 40.5cm. Sold for HK$90,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2009

Burmese sapphires necklace

  Burmese sapphires necklace Featuring 44 cushion cut Burmese sapphires, weighing an astounding 91.12 total carats, this double strand necklace is fit for a queen. Linked by 11.63 carats of diamonds set in platinum, the sapphires are a cascade of vibrant color. These gems, hailing from the Mogok region of Burma, are exceptionally rare, as they have not been heat-treated for color and have been certified by the GRS. 16" length. Price: $270,000 M.S. RAU ANTIQUES. info@rauantiques.com
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17 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond necklace

Emerald and diamond necklace Set at the front with eight pear-shaped emerald drops bordered by a line of brilliant-cut diamonds, alternating with yellow gold bars suspending pear-shaped emeralds, to marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond stylised floral elements, the back row set with pear-shaped and triangular emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 410mm, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53437 stating that the two larger emerald drops are of Colombian... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2009

Ruby and diamond necklace, Bulgari

Ruby and diamond necklace, Bulgari Designed as a line of twenty-two oval rubies bordered by brilliant-cut diamonds, the spacers set with similar and marquise-shaped stones, mounted in platinum and white gold, length approximately 400mm, signed Bulgari. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53726 stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Est. 345,000—445,000 CHF. Lot Sold 452,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private... [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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14 mai 2009

A rare black pearl necklace, by Cartier

A rare black pearl necklace, by Cartier Composed of seventy-nine graduated black pearls measuring approximately from 12.0 to 4.5 mm, to the marquise-shaped diamond clasp with old-cut diamond accents, 56.5 cm long, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed Cartier Paris.  Accompanied by report no. 187732 dated 20 January 2009 from the CCIP Laboratoire Français de Gemmologie stating that all 79 pearls are (saltwater) natural pearls 'perles fines', with no indications of colour modificationAccompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

An antique diamond and pearl necklace

An antique diamond and pearl necklace Designed as an old-cut diamond collet fringe and neckchain, suspending ten drop-shaped pearls, circa 1870, 37.5 cm inner circumference, with French assay mark for silver and gold. Estimate CHF120,000 - CHF150,000 ($108,633 - $135,791) - Price Realized CHF387,000 ($350,342)Accompanied by report no. 53417 dated 24 March 2009 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that all ten drop-shaped pearls are natural saltwater pearlsAccompanied by report no. 0903039 dated 17 March 2009 from... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Important natural pearl, emerald and diamond necklace

Important natural pearl, emerald and diamond necklace Composed of fifty-one pearls measuring from approximately 11.1 to 7.8mm, to a clasp set with a step-cut emerald within a surround of circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, length approximately 500mm. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53488 stating that the fifty-one pearls are natural. Est. 485,000—595,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pearl and diamond necklace

Pearl and diamond necklace Set at the front with three rows of pearls graduated in size from approximately 6.0 to 9.8 mm, embellished to each side with a circular-cut diamond bordered by stylised leaves set with similar and cushion-shaped stones, continuing to the back with two rows of pearls measuring from approximately 5.1 to 6.1 mm. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0809099 stating that the one hundred and fifteen pearls are natural. Est. 230,000—430,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine Diamond necklace, Harry Winston and a 37.49 carats step-cut sapphire and diamond pendant

Fine Diamond necklace, Harry Winston and a 37.49 carats step-cut sapphire and diamond pendant The necklace designed as a line of marquise-shaped diamonds, length approximately 440mm, numbered, maker's marks for Jacques Timey, suspending a pendant set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 37.49 carats, within a cluster surround of pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds, all mounted in platinum, unsigned. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53117 stating that sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Est. 385,000—615,000... [Lire la suite]
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