29 mai 2011

Blue Sapphire jewelry @ Bonhams. Fine Jewellery & Jadeite, 26 May 2011, Hong Kong, Island Shangri-La Hotel

An important sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Bonhams Set with an oval mixed-cut sapphire, weighing 22.98 carats, flanked by a pair of half moon-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum,the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.75 carats in total, ring size 6¼.. Sold for HKD 6,144,000 Accompanied by a certificate from Gübelin, stating that the 22.98 carats sapphire is natural, of 'royal blue' colour with no evidence of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar). Report number 0910577, dated 2nd November 2009Accompanied... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2011

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions: Fancy Diamonds and Exquisite Gemstones – Fine Jewellery and Jadeite Auction

A rare natural conch pearl and diamond necklace. Photo: Bonhams Major shifts and changes took place in the jewellery industry worldwide at the beginning of the year, with high prices and a limited supply of fine jewellery deeply impacting the industry. The prices of large Fancy Vivid Blue and Fancy Vivid Pink diamonds that are popular amongst Asian and European buyers have strengthened significantly over the past few years. Among other exquisite gems, exceptional pieces of fine old jadeite, rare conch and natural pearls are... [Lire la suite]