04 juillet 2010

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c.

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. photo by Macklowe Gallery A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds. Signed Cartier Paris and numbered. Price $97,000 An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'. Macklowe... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2010

An emerald intaglio ring, Goudgnavi & A garnet intaglio ring

An emerald intaglio ring, Goudgnavi. photo Bonhams carved emerald intaglio depicting a lion with a claw hand motif shank; signed Goudgnavi; mounted in eighteen karat gold; size: 10 1/2 - Sold for $2,745 A garnet intaglio ring. photo Bonhams featuring a carved garnet intaglio depicting the profile of a male bust; mounted in fourteen karat gold; size: 7 - Sold for $2,440 Bonhams. Salon Jewelry, 16 Jun 2010. New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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13 juin 2010

A ruby, diamond and gold bracelet & a diamond and emerald brooch, by Buccellati

A ruby, diamond and gold bracelet, by Buccellati. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as a textured 18k gold hinged cuff, set with three bezel-set oval-cut rubies, each within a circular-cut diamond openwork foliate surround, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold, 2¼ ins. diameter, in a Mario Buccellati navy blue leather case. Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati, Italy - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 With a copy of a letter from Luca Buccellati stating that this bracelet is an original Mario Buccellati jewel ... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2010

Van Cleef & Arpels @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. 11 May 10. Geneva

Very Fine Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo Sotheby's Claw-set with an oval diamond weighing 10.73 carats, between shoulders set with tapered baguettes, mounted in platinum, size 56, signed VCA NY and numbered. Est. 650,000—950,000 CHF Lot Sold 1,538,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 2115396577 stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless. Emerald and diamond ring, monture Van Cleef & Arpels. photo Sotheby's The step-cut rectangular emerald framed with brilliant-cut diamonds, the... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2010

Pair of emerald and diamond fish brooches, René Boivin, circa 1980, from the collection of Lily Marinho

Pair of emerald and diamond fish brooches, René Boivin, circa 1980, from the collection of Lily Marinho. photo Sotheby's Each designed as a fish, the face, pavé-set with single- and brilliant-cut diamonds, accented with a cabochon emerald eye, the scales decorated with circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds of various tints, the fin with baguette stones, to the diamond set articulated tail, mounted in yellow gold, French assay and maker's marks. Est. 11,000—16,000 CHF. Lot Sold 80,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnficent Jewels and... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2010

Grand succès pour la vente de Haute Joaillerie chez Sotheby’s

Genève, 11 mai 2010, la vente organisée chez Sotheby’s à Genève a remporté un grand succès totalisant 59.995.700 CHF (42.411.883 €) contre une estimation de 35.9 à 51.1M CHF (25.2/35.9M€) soit 87.9% des lots vendus, 96.6% en valeur, et 74% des lots qui ont dépassé leur estimation haute. Les enchérisseurs sont venus très nombreux, du monde entier, se disputer les pièces exceptionnelles que proposait Sotheby’s : pierres de couleur spectaculaires, diamants exceptionnels, pièces désirables aux signatures prestigieuses et de provenance... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2010

David Webb jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. 11 May 10. Geneva

Pair of gold, enamel and diamond bracelet, David Webb. photo Sotheby's Each decorated with white enamel and brilliant-cut diamond scale motifs, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, length approximately 182mm, both signed David Webb. weight 155. Est. 15,000—20,000 CHF. Lot Sold 65,000 CHF Enamel, ruby, chrysoprase and diamond bangle, David Webb. photo Sotheby's Of cross over design, the front with two white enamel dragon head terminals, each with cabochon ruby eyes, decorated at the top with brilliant-cut diamonds and... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2010

Boivin jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale. 12 May 2010. Geneva

A diamond 'torsade' bangle, by Boivin. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 The hinged bangle designed as seven graduated pavé-set diamond bombé scrolls, circa 1937, 15.5 cm inner circumference. By Boivin. Est. CHF42,000 - CHF62,000 ($37,902 - $55,951) Price Realized CHF183,000 ($165,146) A diamond camelia brooch, by Boivin. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Designed as a pavé-set diamond open camelia, circa 1926, 6.9 cm wide, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. By Boivin - Estimate CHF32,000 - CHF42,000 ($28,878 -... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2010

Highlights results of Christie's. Jewels and Watches: The Dubai Sale. 28 April 2010

A magnificent diamond ring, by J. Roca.  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The ring composed of a cut-cornered rectangular diamond weighing 17.71 carats to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders with plain hoop. Signed by J. Roca. Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 - Price Realized $1,314,500 Accompanied by report no. 5111816766 dated 11 March 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS2 clarity An important coloured diamond ring. photo: Christie's Images Ltd... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2010

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

18 Karat Gold and Diamond Suite of Jewelry, Buccellati, Italy. photo Sotheby's Comprising a necklace, brooch and pair of earclips, the necklace set with round diamonds weighing approximately 6.25 carats, length 16 inches, signed Buccellati, Italy; the brooch set with round and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.85 carats, signed Gianmaria Buccellati; the earclips set with round diamonds weighing approximately 2.00 carats, signed Gianmaria Buccellati, Italy, numbered T478. With signed and fitted box. Est. 40,000—60,000... [Lire la suite]
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