31 mai 2011

The Imperial Cushions. A spectacular pair of diamond ear pendants

The Imperial Cushions. A spectacular pair of diamond ear pendants. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each set with a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 23.49 and 23.11 carats, spaced by single-cut diamond bell-shaped links, joined to the baguette-cut and collet-set diamond surmount, mounted in platinum, 5.0 cm long. Estimate HK$55,000,000 - HK$75,000,000  ($7,097,613 - $9,678,563) Accompanied by two reports nos. 2135221734 and 1132221736 dated 25 March 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 23.49 and... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2011

Diamonds shopping (1) @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 11, Geneva

Important Diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's Claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 10.64 carats, on a plain white gold mount, size 54. Estimate 370,000—570,000 CHF. Lot Sold 1,202,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 1132191696 stating that the diamond is E Colour, VS1 Clarity. Attractive Pair of diamond pendants. Photo: Sotheby's Each set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing respectively 9.43 and 9.47 carats, to a surmount set with similar smaller stones, French maker's marks. Estimate 500,000—860,000 CHF. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2011

Pink Diamond @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

A Magnificent and Rare Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped diamond of fancy vivid pink color weighing 3.64 carats, the mounting set throughout with small round diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 5½.. Estimate 1,500,000—2,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,874,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 12625999 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Pink, Natural Color, VVS1 clarity. 18 Karat Two-Color Gold and Fancy Pink Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond of fancy pink color... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2010

A diamond necklace, circa 1820 & A pair of diamond pendeloque earrings, circa 1810

A diamond necklace, circa 1820.  photo courtesy Bonhams The articulated collar composed of alternating circular clusters and openwork spindle-shaped links, collet-set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, graduating in size from the centre, mounted in silver and gold, some in closed-back settings, diamonds approximately 32.00 carats total, length 38.5cm., central clusters detach to form a bracelet, bracelet length 16.6cm., cased by S J Phillips. Sold for £64,800 A pair of diamond pendeloque earrings, circa... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

A diamond pendant/necklace

A diamond pendant/necklace. photo courtesy Bonhams The front designed as a slightly graduated row of cushion-shaped diamonds of yellow tint spaced by brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly-set articulated drop, to a brilliant-cut diamond backchain, diamonds approximately 32.50 carats total, yellow diamonds untested for natural colour, length 44.0cm - Estimate: £25,000 - 30,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010 New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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09 septembre 2010

Flawless Six Carat Diamond Never Before Seen at Auction is Highlight of Bonhams September Sale

A magnificent diamond single-stone ring, circa 1940. Estimate: £150,000 - 200,000. photo courtesy Bonhams A magnificent late art deco diamond ring is the highlight of the Bonhams Fine Jewellery sale which will take place in New Bond Street on September 22nd. The Asscher-cut diamond, weighing 6.82 carats, is D colour, potentially flawless and Type IIa. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and possess exceptional optical transparency. Famous gem diamonds that are Type IIa include the Cullinan I... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2010

Magnificent white diamonds @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Highly important diamond rivière necklace. photo Sotheby's Est. 32,000,000—40,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 52,180,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by fifty GIA reports stating that all the diamonds are D colour, Flawless to Internally Flawless clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; and with additional diamond classification report stating that the 6.55 carat diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. ... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2010

Christie’s New York Presents Two Historic Jewels : The Emperor Maximilian Diamond & The Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond

New York - This spring, Christie's New York will present two exceptional jewels with fascinating histories – the Emperor Maximilian Diamond and the Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond Brooch.  Both jewels will highlight Christie’s first major jewelry sale of the year on April 22, 2010 and set the tone for what promises to be another exceptionally strong year for rare jewels in the global auction market. Rahul Kadakia, Head of Jewelry at Christie’s New York, commented: "Since the record-breaking sale of the... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2009

A cushion-shaped diamond single-stone ring, by Chaumet

A cushion-shaped diamond single-stone ring, by Chaumet The cushion-shaped diamond weighing 10.09 carats to the plain mount. Signed Chaumet Paris, No. 8180. Estimate £170,000 - £190,000 ($272,340 - $304,380) Accompanied by report No. 08019423001 dated 26 August 2008 from the HRD Diamond High Council stating that the diamond is F colour, VS2 clarity. Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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31 mai 2009

A cushion-shaped diamond ring

A cushion-shaped diamond ring The cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 5.12 carats, between brilliant-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 5¾. Sold for HK$1,020,000. Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 5.12 carats diamond is G colour and VS1 clarity. Report number 14691849, dated 30th October 2008. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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