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]
16 avril 2011

Heart-shaped diamond leads the show at Christie's Geneva on may 18

Magnificence. An unmounted  heart-shaped D colour, Internally Flawless, Type IIa diamond weighing 56.15 carats, with excellent polish and symmetry. Estimate: SFr.9,000,000-12,000,000 / US$9,000,000-12,000,000 / €6,600,000-8,800,000 / £5,600,000-7,500,000. Photo Denis Hayoun - Diode SA GENEVA - Christie's is pleased to announce its Spring Geneva auctions, the most important jewellery event in Europe with top- quality jewels. A rich catalogue of more than 320 lots brings to the international arena the best in every category of... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2010

Blue diaonds @ Sotheby's. Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale. 1 June 2010. Hong Kong

A stunning pair of coloured diamond and diamond ear pendants. photo Sotheby's Each set with a heart-shaped fancy deep blue diamond weighing 2.48 and 2.03 carats, suspending a detachable pear-shaped diamond weighing 10.12 and 9.64 carats, mounted in platinum, 3.0 cm long - Estimate. HK$28,800,000 - HK$38,800,000 Price Realized HK$34,260,000 ($4,416,306) Accompanied by four reports dated from 6 March 2007 to 3 June 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America with the following details:Report Date Weight Colour... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2009

Colored diamond @ Christie's, New York Jewels on 10 December 2

A colored diamond ring Set with a cut-cornered modified rectangular-cut fancy intense blue diamond, weighing approximately 7.02 carats, to the circular-cut pink diamond gallery and bifurcated shoulders, with an 18k rose gold hoop - Estimate $2,000,000 - $3,000,000 With report 17257666 dated 9 June 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy intense blue, natural color, VS1 clarity A colored diamond and emerald ring Set with an oval-cut fancy vivid yellow-orange diamond,... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2009

Salon du Colectionneur : Diamants et Saphir birman chez Leysen Joaillier

Trilogie Un pendentif Trilogie en or blanc serti d'une poire pesant 4,01 carats, d'un diamant marquise orange (1,10 ct) et d'un diamant taille coeur Fancy Intense Yellow pesant 1,42 carats. Diamant bleu Un pendentif en platine serti d’un diamant bleu (Fancy intense blue / VVS) taille poire pesant 2,01 carats et serti d’un diamant taille poire pesant 5,06 carats (E/pur). Boucles d'oreilles "Poires" Une paire de boucles d’oreilles en or blanc serties de 2 poires pesant 5 carats chacune (D/Pur)... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

An important unmounted fancy intense blue pear-shaped diamond

An important unmounted fancy intense blue pear-shaped diamond The fancy intense blue pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.29 carats. Estimate $3,300,000 - $5,500,000 - Price Realized $3,554,500  With report 1106195913 dated 23 September 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy intense blue, natural color, internally flawless clarity. Note : Historically, blue diamonds originated from the Kollur mines near Golconda in the Indian state of Hyderabad. It is here that... [Lire la suite]