18 mars 2011

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura.

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura. photo Sotheby's Designed as a swan decorated with white and black enamel, holding a pearl in its beak, the eye set with a cabochon ruby, the wings highlighted with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, signed Verdura. Estimate 8,000—10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 17,500 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Patricia Corbett, Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweller, London, 2008, pages 140-143. NOTE: Verdura used the image of swans in many jewels. He had a following of many high profile clients including... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2010

Shopping of David Webb jewelry @ Philips de Pury & Co

David Webb, A Diamond, Ruby, Enamel and Gold 'Centaur' Brooch. photo Philips de Pury & Co The textured body accented by black enamel armor, and pavé-set diamond tail, with a circular-cut diamond belt suspending a pear-shaped ruby, holding a pavé-set diamond bow and arrow, mounted in 18K yellow gold and platinum, length 3 inches   Signed 'David Webb'. ESTIMATE $8,000-10,000 - SOLD AT $12,500 David Webb, A Coral, Jade and Diamond Necklace. photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as 10 strands of coral... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2010

Cartier ruby & diamond jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels - The London Sale, 1 December 2010

A ruby and diamond ring, mounted by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The oval-shaped cabochon ruby weighing 13.96 carats mounted within a pavé-set diamond demi-surround of scrolling ribbon design, to the baguette-cut diamond shoulders with plain hoop, circa 1955, with green leather maker's case. Signed Mtd Cartier. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000. Price Realized £79,250 ($123,234) Accompanied by report no. 20442 dated 18 August 2010 from theAnchorCert laboratory stating that the ruby is natural, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2010

Andrew Grima, six rings from the Collection of Laura Speiser

A ruby and diamond ring, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 the oval-shaped ruby within a surround of square-cut diamonds further accented with square and baguette-cut diamonds down the sides, completed by a broad bark-textured mount; signed Grima; ruby weighing approximately: 8.50 carats; estimated total diamond weight: 6.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat bicolor gold; size 7 3/4 - Sold for $20,740 A yellow sapphire and diamond ring, Andrew Grima, circa 1984 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 centering an oval-shaped... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2010

David Webb Jade, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Clip-Brooch & Gold and Green Enamel Bracelet

Gold, Platinum, Jade, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Clip-Brooch, David Webb. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18 kt., the hammered gold brooch designed as bold scrolled ribbons, centering 2 carved jade plaques approximately 19.0 x 11.6 mm., accented by 2 round cabochon jade and 5 round cabochon rubies, set with 38 round diamonds approximately 4.30 cts., signed Webb, approximately 45.4 dwt. Estimate $5,000-7,000 Property of a New York Estate Gold and Green Enamel Bracelet, David Webb . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2010

Ruby jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale

An antique ruby and diamond necklace. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Suspending a bezel-set oval-cut ruby, weighing approximately 6.73 carats, within an openwork old European and single-cut diamond scalloped surround, from a line of circular and old European-cut diamonds, to the neckchain, designed as a graduated series of bezel-set cushion-cut rubies, weighing from approximately 4.67 to 1.79 carats, each within an openwork circular, old European and single-cut diamond scalloped surround, spaced by circular and old... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2010

A pair of nephrite and ruby earclips, by Verdura

A pair of nephrite and ruby earclips, by Verdura. photo Bonhams Each polished nephrite snail shell, with graduated cabochon ruby accents, signed Verdura, length 3.1cm. Estimate: £2,200 - 3,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 21 Apr 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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09 janvier 2010

A selection of ruby jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby bead and diamond bracelet. Photo Sotheby's Old European-cut, single-cut, round, old mine, rose-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.00 carats, faceted ruby beads measuring approximately 9.6 to 6.0 mm., mounted in white gold, length 7 inches, one diamond missing. Est. 80,000—120,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  230,500 USD Ruby and diamond brooch. Photo Sotheby's The square emerald-cut ruby weighing approximately 4.00 carats, old mine and rose-cut... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2009

A collection of David Webb jewelry sold @ Sotheby's NY

Pair of 18 karat white gold, platinum, diamond and cultured pearl pendant-earclips, David Webb. photo courtesy Sotheby's The tops set with marquise-shaped and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 20.80 carats, signed Webb; the pendants set with marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 22.75 carats, pendants detachable; together with a pair of interchangeable cultured pearl pendants set with a baroque cultured pearl measuring approximately 15.9 by 14.1 mm., and a baroque cultured pearl of gray color measuring... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2009

Shopping de rubis @ Kohn - Cannes

Collier à volutes rubis et diamants. Travail français, circa 1960 Un collier en or gris serti d'une ligne de rubis calibrés retenant un motif de volutes mouvementées qui sont agrémentées de sept diamants pesant ensemble environ 10,55 carats, le principal pesant environ 2,90 carats, de taille navette en pampilles articulées. P.B. : 67.7 g environ. Estimation : 35 000 / 45 000 € Broche rubis et diamants. Travail français de haute joaillerie réalisé dans les années 60. Broche en platine et or à décor floral sertie de... [Lire la suite]
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