19 juin 2010

Sapphire jewelry @ Christie's. New York Jewels, 15 June 2010, New York

A sapphire and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 61.27 carats, to the circular-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum - Estimate $70,000 - $100,000 Price Realized $110,500 With report 2115900080 dated 6 April 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that it is an expert opinion, based on a collection of observations and analytical data, that the geographic origin of this sapphire is Sri Lanka. No indications of heating ... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2010

"The Buddha & The Sacred Site" @ Asia Society

Buddha Shakyamuni, India, Bihar. Pala period, late 9th–early 10th century. Schist. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.37. © Asia Society, New York Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art is the first major exhibition of its kind devoted to the impact of Buddhist pilgrimage on Asia’s artistic production. It highlights approximately 120 objects of importance and extraordinary quality, including sculptures, paintings, prints, ritual implements, photographs, and maps. The objects, dating from the... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

A chrysoberyl and diamond ring

A chrysoberyl and diamond ring The mixed-cut chrysoberyl, weighing 18.94 carats, within a stylised wave motif surround pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 1.30 carats total, ring size 4¼. Sold for HK$36,000 Note: Accompanied by a gemological report from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the chrysoberyl is natural yellow-green colour, originates from Sri Lanka and has no indication of treatments. Report number GRS2009-031208, dated 6th March 2009. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond ring

A cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond ring The cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 12.02 carats, within an oval-cut diamond surround and trifurcated shoulders set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, ring size 5¾. Sold for HK$168,000 Note: Accompanied by a gemological report from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the sapphire is natural vivid blue (GRS type "royal blue"), originates from Sri Lanka and has been enhanced by heat. Report number... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2009

Cartier, bague en platine ornée d’un saphir rectangulaire à pans coupés, 12,65 ct, origine Sri Lanka, épaulé de diamants tapers

Cartier, bague en platine ornée d’un saphir rectangulaire à pans coupés, 12,65 ct, origine Sri Lanka, épaulé de diamants de taille taper. Estimation : 15 000/20 000 €. Mercredi 27 mai, salle 4 - Drouot-Richelieu. Delorme, Collin du Bocage SVV. Vendôme Expertise.
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