25 juin 2011

A diamond and black diamond necklace.

A diamond and black diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Set at the front with a series of five heart, circular, rectangular, oval and pear-shaped black diamonds, spaced by circular-cut diamonds flanked by marquise-cut diamond florets, to the circular-cut diamond backchain and marquise-cut diamond clasp, mounted in platinum, 17 ins.  Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 - Price Realised $57,500 Christies's. Important Jewels, 14 June 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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]
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]
25 avril 2011

Ten best results of Christie's. Important Jewels, 20 April 2011, Dubai

An impressive suite of diamond and coloured diamond jewellery. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The front of the necklace designed as a detachable swag composed of five graduated diamond flowerheads, three flowerheads mounted with a brilliant-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond of 3.57, 3.11 and 3.00 carats each, surrounded by a diamond cluster centre to the similarly-set diamond petals, alternated by two similarly-set diamond flowerheads, each mounted with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 2.02 and 2.01 carats to the... [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]
02 avril 2011

Aan unmounted heart-shaped D colour, Internally Flawless, Type IIa diamond

GENEVA.- A Christies employee presents an unmounted heart-shaped diamond, D colour, internally flawless, type IIa diamond, weighing 56.15 carats, polished and symmetrical, during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, 01 April 2011. The gemstone is estimated to fetch between 9.000.000 and 12.000.000 Swiss Francs (6.920.000 and 9.230.000 Euro) at the Christies jewels sale on 18 May 2011 in Geneva. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUN. GENEVA.- A Christies member of staff displays an unmounted heart-shaped D colour, Internally Flawless, Type IIa... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2010

Graff jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale

A diamond necklace, by Graff. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a heart-shaped diamond weighing 6.63 carats, to the fine link chain, mounted in platinum, adjustable length up to 44.5 cm Signed Graff, no. 3083 . Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 450,000 - Price Realized CHF 411,000 Accompanied by report no. 8691613 dated 17 August 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond may be... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

Coloured diamonds @ Bonhams Hong Kong

A coloured diamond and diamond ring. photo Bonhams The heart-shaped fancy brown-pink diamond, weighing 10.63 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and bifurcated shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold and platinum, ring size 5¼. - Sold for HK$3,120,000 Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 10.63 carats diamond is fancy brown-pink, natural colour and VS2 clarity. Report number 5111412116, dated 23rd November 2009 A coloured diamond and diamond ring. photo Bonhams The cut-cornered... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2010

A superb coloured diamond and diamond ring

A superb coloured diamond and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a heart-shaped fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 5.01 carats, to the pavé-set diamond surround and bifurcated quarter-hoop, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 5¾ - Estimate HK$35,000,000 - HK$55,000,000 Price Realized HK$36,500,000 ($4,705,054)Accompanied by report no. 2115664272 dated 8 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 5.01 carat diamond is fancy vivid blue, VS2 clarity 5.01克拉心形鮮彩藍色VS2鑽石鑽石戒指 ... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2010

The sensational six leads Christie’s Hong Kong sale of exquisite jewels this spring

Hong Kong - Christie’s are proud to announce ‘The Sensational Six’, a selection of six superlative gems which will draw the eyes of the jewellery world to Hong Kong on June 1, 2010. Each the best of its type, these jewels present serious gem collectors with a remarkable opportunity at a time when high quality jewels become increasingly rare on the market. Led by a magnificent single-strand jadeite bead necklace (Fig. 1, estimate: HK$50-80 million/US$6.4-10 million) and a superb 5.01carat Fancy Vivid Blue VS2 heart-shaped diamond ring... [Lire la suite]