23 mai 2011

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions: Fancy Diamonds and Exquisite Gemstones – Fine Jewellery and Jadeite Auction

A rare natural conch pearl and diamond necklace. Photo: Bonhams Major shifts and changes took place in the jewellery industry worldwide at the beginning of the year, with high prices and a limited supply of fine jewellery deeply impacting the industry. The prices of large Fancy Vivid Blue and Fancy Vivid Pink diamonds that are popular amongst Asian and European buyers have strengthened significantly over the past few years. Among other exquisite gems, exceptional pieces of fine old jadeite, rare conch and natural pearls are... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2011

Christie's Geneva Sets New World Record Prices For a Heart-Shaped Diamond, For any Sapphire and for any Indian Jewel Sold at Auc

Christie's sale of magnificent jewels in Geneva achieved a total of more than $78M, the highest result for any jewellery auction ever held by the auction house in Switzerland. The top lot was a 56 ct heart-shaped diamond, which sold for more than $10M becoming the most expensive heart-shaped diamond ever sold at auction. François Curiel, President of Christie's Switzerland: “The jewellery sale in Geneva was marked by strong bidding with moments of passionate enthusiasm, exemplified by an antique Imperial Mughal spinel necklace... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2011

Fancy Light Pink Diamond Ring Brings $358,500 as Top Lot in $5+ Million Fine Jewelry Event

Fancy Light Brownish-Pink Diamond, Diamond, Platinum Ring. Photo Heritage Auctions The ring features a marquise-shaped diamond measuring 26.89 x 11.08 x 6.74 mm and weighing 11.74 carats, enhanced by triangle-shaped diamonds, one measuring 9.50 x 8.80 x 2.88 mm and weighing 1.33 carats, and one measuring 9.25 x 8.10 x 2.88 mm and weighing 1.26 carats, set in platinum. A GIA Gem Trade Laboratory report # 1122868433, dated December 3, 2010, stating Natural Fancy Light Brownish-Pink Even color, SI2 clarity, accompanies the center... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2011

The Imperial Cushions: Golconda Diamonds to Be Offered @ Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale

Imperial Cushions are a glittering survival of the past and remains one the most outstanding jewels to ever appear on the market today. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011 HONG KONG.- A pair of spectacular ear-pendants featuring the world’s rarest diamonds from the legendary Golconda mines will be offered at Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale, which will be held on Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Imperial Cushions, a pair of 23.49 carats and 23.11 carats D Potentially Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2011

7 Carat Fancy Light Yellow Diamond Ring, 21st century

7 Carat Fancy Light Yellow Diamond Ring, 21st century. Courtesy Jeri Cohen Fine Jewelry 18K set cushion- cut Fancy Light Yellow Diamond ring with 7.04tw center stone, and side trapezoids weighing 1.70tw diamonds and 1.07tw in micropave diamonds. GIA certified. Price $90,000 Jeri Cohen Fine Jewelry. At Trump Plaza, 1036 Third Ave at 61st, New York City, NY, 10065. Phone: 212.750.3172 - E-Mail: jericohen@jericohenjewelry.com
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16 novembre 2010

5.68 cts Cushion-cut Diamond Ring, Harry Winston

5.68 cts Cushion-cut Diamond Ring, Harry Winston © Doyle New York Platinum, centering one cushion-cut diamond approximately 5.68 cts., flanked by two tapered baguette diamonds, signed Winston. Size 4 1/4. Estimate $100,000-150,000 With GIA report no. 5121643248 stating that the diamond is E color, VS1 clarity. Property of an Upper East Side Estate Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry. Wednesday, December 8 at 10am.  www.doylenewyork.com
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23 octobre 2010

A cushion-cut diamond ring

A cushion-cut diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 14.10 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, mounted in 18k white gold. Estimate $800,000 - $1,200,000. Price Realized $1,034,500 With report 11229548 dated 31 August 2000 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is E color, VVS1 clarity Provenance: Sold Christie's Geneva, Magnificent Jewels, November 2000, lot 626 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2010

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

An exquisite diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Set with a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 27.03 carats, mounted in platinum - Estimate $2,500,000 - $3,000,000 With report 5121072749 dated 3 May 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetryAccompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2010

The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

The Emperor Maximilian Diamond. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Set with a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 39.55 carats, mounted in platinumWith report 2115547389 dated 8 January 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is I color, VS1 clarity, with very strong blue fluorescenceAccompanied by a supplemental letter dated 23 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America attesting to the re-cutting of the Emperor Maximilian Diamond from 41.94 carats to its present weight of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2009

A pair of emerald and diamond ear pendants, by Cartier

A pair of emerald and diamond ear pendants, by Cartier Each suspending a pear-shaped emerald, weighing approximately 12.93 and 14.14 carats, from an alternating line of circular and baguette-cut diamonds, to the cushion-cut diamond surmount, mounted in platinum, in a Cartier red leather box. Signed Cartier, no. 894595. Estimate $250,000 - $350,000 With reports 0202181 and 0410196 dated 22 February 2002 and 27 October 2004 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics consistent with... [Lire la suite]
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