05 juillet 2011

Rare Blue Diamond by Bulgari Offered by Bonhams

A diamond and blue diamond crossover ring, by Bulgari. Estimate: £600,000 - 800,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- One of the world’s rarest stones, a blue diamond, will be offered in the Fine Jewellery Sale at Bonhams, New Bond Street on September 21st and is estimated to sell for £600,000 – 800,000. The stunning diamond and blue diamond crossover ring made by Bulgari comes from a private European collector and has never been seen at auction before. The collector’s father commissioned the ring from the legendary Italian jewellery house... [Lire la suite]
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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
24 juin 2011

White diamonds @ Christies's. Important Jewels, 14 June 2011, New York

An impressive diamond ring.Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Set with an oval-cut diamond, weighing approximately 46.51 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 1.00 and 1.01 carats, mounted in platinum. Estimate $2,500,000 - $3,500,000 - Price Realized $4,226,500   With report 5131361767 dated 22 April 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the oval-cut diamond is E color, VVS2 clarityWith reports 12344176 and 12038592 dated 3 January 2003 and 28 May 2002... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2011

A 1967 pair of diamond pendant earrings & A diamond solitaire ring, Harry Winston

A pair of diamond pendant earrings, Harry Winston, 1967. Photo Bonhams each designed as a pear-shaped diamond, weighing 3.90 and 3.43 carats, suspended from a marquise-shaped diamond and a cluster surmount of pear-shaped diamonds;unsigned, no. 6439, with signed box; remaining diamonds weighing approximately: 5.50 carats total; mounted in platinum; length: 1 3/8in. Estimate: US$90,000 - 120,000 Accompanied by GIA report #2135246746, dated April 4, 2011, stating the 3.90 carats as: D color, VS1 clarity.Accompanied by GIA report... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2011

A diamond and coloured diamond serpent bangle, by A. Codognato

A diamond and coloured diamond serpent bangle, by A. Codognato. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as a coiled serpent, its body articulated and engraved as snake scales and decorated with a line of collect-set diamonds to a pavé-set diamond head and tail, the head decorated to the centre with a pear-shape rose-cut diamond and pear-shaped diamond eyes, inner diameter approximately 7 cm, c. 1960s, signed ‘A. Codagnato’. ESTIMATE £45,000-55,000 - SOLD AT £52,850   Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011.... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

An exceptional coloured diamond and diamond necklace

An exceptional coloured diamond and diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Designed as a line of twenty-eight graduated pear-shaped diamonds alternating with brilliant-cut pink diamonds, mounted in 18k white and rose gold, 39.6 cm long. Estimate Accompanied by twenty-six reports dated 11 February 2008 to 14 February 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the twenty-six diamonds weighing from 7.58 to 0.71 carats are D colour, internally flawless clarityThe total weight of the certified diamonds is... [Lire la suite]
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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]
17 mai 2011

Coloured diamonds @ Heritage Auctions, 2 may 2011

  Colored Diamond, Diamond, Platinum Ring, Linz. Photo Heritage Auctions The ring features a pear-shaped yellow diamond weighing approximately 1.05 carats, enhanced by a pear-shaped brown diamond weighing approximately 1.00 carat, further enhanced by two marquise-shaped diamonds, one pink and one blue, each weighing approximately 0.60 carat, accented by tapered baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 6.40 carats, complimented by baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.90 carat, set in... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2011

Pink Diamond @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

A Magnificent and Rare Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped diamond of fancy vivid pink color weighing 3.64 carats, the mounting set throughout with small round diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 5½.. Estimate 1,500,000—2,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,874,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 12625999 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Pink, Natural Color, VVS1 clarity. 18 Karat Two-Color Gold and Fancy Pink Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond of fancy pink color... [Lire la suite]