20 novembre 2010

Herz-Belperron jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Herz-Belperron. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each designed as a fluted emerald bead, suspended from a pavé-set diamond crescent and carved emerald bead surmount, circa 1935, 3.1 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Designed by Suzanne Belperron, with maker's mark for Atelier Groene et Darde. Estimate CHF12,000 - CHF16,000 - Price Realized CHF 56,250 An art deco emerald and diamond ring, by Herz-Belperron. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The octagonal-cut emerald... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2010

Drusy Rings by Marta Sànchez Oms

Azurite Sterling silver ring with natural drusy Azurite. From Isis collection. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19 x 15 mm.  $120.00 USD Beryl Sterling silver ring with natural Beryl with inclusions. Inclusions are brown and gold, and the stone is very transparent, you can see through it. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 30 X 24 mm. $150.00 USD Citrine Silver ring with natural raw citrine crystal. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2009

Pearl and diamond brooch & Quartz, coral and cultured pearl brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s

Pearl and diamond brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Of spray design, set with baroque pearls of grey tint and lasque-cut diamonds, the leaves of textured two tone gold, signed Buccellati, case. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  4,750 GBP Quartz, coral and cultured pearl brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Set with a mixed-cut smokey quartz to a surmount designed as a stylised scallop shell decorated with a coral branch and articulated cultured pearl drops of various tints,... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2009

Jewelry selection @ Sotheby's Jewels, London

Quartz, coral, onyx and diamond bracelet. photo Sotheby's Of geometric design composed of carved tablets of tigers eye, citrine, rock crystal, onyx and coral to a thumb piece accented with circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 187mm. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  11,875 GBP Gold and shell cameo parure, 1850s. photo Sotheby's Comprising: a necklace, pair of bracelets, comb and diadem and pair of earrings set with shell cameos depicting classical and mythological scenes framed by three tone floral and... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2009

Philppe Cramer, "Nature" jewelry

Philppe Cramer, coral ring © philippe cramer Swiss designer Philppe Cramer had released a new series of jewelry designs inspired by sea creatures and the natural growth patterns of crystals. the 'sea beauty' series uses creatures and other organic structure  found in the sea as a source of inspiration. jellyfish, corals and octopus form the main subjects, each executed in gold and silver finishes. in the 'virtual crystal' collection, cramer used computer generated algorithms to simulate the natural growth of crystals.... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Stained Ivory, Jade, Coral, Quartz And Gilt-Silver 'Mountain Landscape' In An Alabaster Jardiniere, Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th

A Stained Ivory, Jade, Coral, Quartz And Gilt-Silver 'Mountain Landscape' In An Alabaster Jardiniere, Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th century length 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's