10 mai 2009

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s Designed as a suite of geometric plaques set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, alternating with cabochon cat's eye chrysoberyl, the back set with a line of bezel-set circular-cut diamonds and similarly set baguette stones, mounted in platinum, length approximately 485mm, French assay and makers' marks. Est. 48,000—80,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1950s

Diamond necklace, 1950s Of stylised festoon design, set with two baguette diamond laces joined by arched links, suspending a graduated articulated fringe of baguette, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 325mm. Est. 175,000—290,000 CHF Provenance: Property of a lady of title 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 photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912 In the garland style, centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an openwork scroll frame of millegrain-set circular-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly set pear-shaped aquamarine drop, to a necklace designed as two graduated lines of circular-cut diamonds accented with a pair of circular aquamarine links, signed Cartier Paris, length approximately 380mm. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-49. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2009

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond necklace, David Webb

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond necklace, David Webb Designed as rectangular stippled gold links joined by platinum bar links pavé-set with 198 round diamonds weighing approximately 22.50 carats, length 18¼ inches, signed Webb. Est. 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot sold 80,500 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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02 mai 2009

HARRY WINSTON A Spectacular Columbian Emerald and Diamond Necklace

HARRY WINSTON A Spectacular Columbian Emerald and Diamond Necklace Designed as a tapered circular, baguette and pear-shape diamond line, mounted in platinum, length 37cm, suspending a detachable 70 carat octagonal-shaped emerald, within a three-tiered circular-cut diamond surround, accented to the corners by marquise-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18K white gold, detachable. Est. CHF 485,000-500,000   Note: With report no. 0807272 from Gübelin Gem Lab stating that the emerald is Natural, Columbian origin, with... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

HARRY WINSTON. A Magnificent Unheated Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace

HARRY WINSTON. A Magnificent Unheated Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace The front designed as cascading fringes composed of twelve pear-shaped rubies, each framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, to a cluster surmount set with marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, completed by a stright line articulated chain set with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 42 cm. Necklace signed 'HW' with a Harry Winston box Inquire for certificate information. Est. CHF 450,000-550,000 Philips de Purry... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

An indian natural pearl, multi-gem and enamel necklace

An indian natural pearl, multi-gem and enamel necklace Designed as seventeen graduated links each comprising a drop-shaped pearl with enamel cap, table-cut diamond plaque and pearl terminal to the pearl and carved emerald spacers and adjustable backcord, 33.5 cm long, seed pearls untested. Est. $140,000 - $180,000. Lot sold $182,500 Accompanied by report 2105603329 dated 6 March 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the pearls are natural. Christie's. Jewels & Watches: The Dubai Sale. 28... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2009

Cultured pearl, colored stone and diamond necklace, Verdura

Cultured pearl, colored stone and diamond necklace, Verdura The double-strand composed of 78 cultured pearls measuring approximately 9.8 to 8.9 mm., completed by an oval-shaped clasp set with a cabochon sapphire, framed by segments of fluted coral and set with 7 square-shaped diamonds, mounted in 18 karat gold, length 16 inches, signed Verdura. Est. 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot sold 11,875 USD  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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25 avril 2009

A diamond and cultured pearl necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A diamond and  cultured pearl necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels Of foliate motif, the front designed as a graduated fringe of circular and marquise-cut diamond leaves, suspending five detachable drop-shaped cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 11.15 x 11.60 to 13.95 x 15.30 mm, each topped by a circular-cut diamond cap, from a graduated circular-cut diamond neckchain, mounted in platinum, 15¾ ins. Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels. Est. $70,000 - $100,000 - Lot sold $104,500  Christie's. Jewels:... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2009

A fine belle époque diamond and natural pearl necklace, Dreicer & Co, circa 1905

A fine belle époque diamond and natural pearl necklace, Dreicer & Co, circa 1905 designed as a delicate openwork cascade of old European-cut diamonds accented with sixteen slightly off round gray natural pearls measuring from approximately 9.2 to 4.9mm, completed by a diamond-set backchain; signed Dreicer & Co; estimated total diamond weight: 22.50 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 15in. Estimate: $100,000 - 200,000 Footnote: Accompanied by GIA report #2105557187, dated February 5, 2009, stating:... [Lire la suite]
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