09 mai 2010

Emeralds @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 20 Apr 10. New York

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring. photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped emerald weighing 11.51 carats, flanked by half-moon-shaped diamonds weighing 1.60 carats, size 5¾. Est. 250,000—350,000 USD. Lot Sold 374,500 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 80059 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none; and GRS report no. GRS2009-111385 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin. 18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Ring. photo Sotheby's The emerald-cut emerald weighing approximately... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2009

An emerald and diamond brooch/pendant & A pair of emerald and diamond earrings sold @ Bonhams

An emerald and diamond brooch/pendant © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The central cushion-shaped emerald, weighing 18.85 carats, within a border of brilliant-cut diamonds, suspended from a marquise-cut diamond three-stone surmount, on a fancy-link chain necklace with brilliant-cut diamond three-stone clasp, diamonds approximately 4.30 carats total, detachable brooch and pendant fittings, brooch length 2.7cm., necklace length 39.2cm. Sold for £57,600 Accompanied by a certificate from Gübelin.Provenance: John Francis Caradoc... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2009

Pearls of Wisdom – Bonhams Sells Remarkable Necklace of a Major Contributer to WWII's Allied Victory

Lady Houston On Wednesday 9th December Bonhams Bond Street will host The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems. One of the major highlights of the sale will be a stunning pearl necklace, belonging to Lady Houston, the renowned philanthropist and benefactor. The impressive double-row necklace with graduated pearls is expected to fetch £30,000-£50,000. It is made up of large natural pearls of outstanding quality between 5.8-12.8mm. Their erstwhile owner, Lady Houston, donated a considerable amount of her personal fortune... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

A cushion-shaped emerald and diamond ring

A  cushion-shaped emerald and diamond ring The cushion-shaped emerald, weighing 12.89 carats, between fancy-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k yellow gold and platinum, diamonds approximately 1.40 carats total, ring size 6¾. Estimate: HK$750,000 - 850,000, $97,000 - 110,000. Unsold. Accompanied by a gemological report from the Gübelin Gem Lab, stating that the 12.89 carats emerald is natural green colour, originates from Colombia with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Report number 0712207, dated 8th... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2009

Highlights of Magnificent Jewels Sale Results @ Sotheby's NY

Lisa Hubbard, Chairman, International Jewelry, North and South America, said, “Today’s results reinforced the continued demand for signed and decorative jewels, as evidenced by the strong prices achieved for pieces by Tiffany & Co., David Webb and Buccellati. Furthermore, when you factor rarity into the equation, the result is the spectacular price for the Cartier Diamond Bangle-Bracelet, which absolutely soared past its high estimate. The competition for natural pearls in today’s sale demonstrates a particularly vibrant... [Lire la suite]
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