08 juin 2010

Two Central Javanese Period Gold Rings @ Theresa McCullough

Ring. Java, Central Javanese Period, 9th century. Solid cast and repoussé gold. Height: 1 ¼ in (3.2 cm) © Theresa McCullough Price on application Provenance: American Collection, purchased New York art market, 1995. A gold ring with a cast band, enlarged at the shoulders, and decorated with stylized floral motifs with central nagas, finished with a row of granulation in an oval shape to accommodate the bezel, which is elaborately formed with a cast moulded flange secured with two rows of coiled gold wire, and a... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2010

David Webb jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company

David Webb, A Diamond and Yellow Gold Brooch. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a pavé-set diamond flowerhead, accented by polished gold wirework, centering upon a pavé-set diamond sphere, mounted in 18K yellow gold and platinum, length 2 inches.   Signed 'Webb' for David Webb - ESTIMATE $10,000-12,000 David Webb, A Multi-Gem and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a polished gold hinged cuff, set to the center with a cabochon emerald, ruby... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2010

Buccellati jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 21 April 2010

Buccellati, A Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a brushed yellow gold hinged cuff, set with a three oval-cut sapphires, within pierced openwork lozenge-shaped detail, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 2 1/4 inches diameter. Signed 'M.Buccellati' - ESTIMATE $18,000-20,000 Buccellati, A Gold and Diamond Bracelet, 1960. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a woven gold openwork band, accented by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18K... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

About and shopping of black jadeite

An 18k white gold ruby and black jadeite pendant. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k oxidized gold black jadeite and diamond ring. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k oxidized gold black jadeite and diamond ring. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k white gold black jadeite and diamond pendant. Sold 10 000 HKD @ www.2973.com Black Jadeite. There are in fact two types of so-called black jadeite. One of these comes from Burma, and is really gray rather than black, and the other comes from Guatemala, and... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2009

A diamond, gold and platinum ring, by Tiffany & co, Schlumberger

A diamond, gold and platinum ring, by Tiffany & co, Schlumberger 27 baguette-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 2.75-3.00 carats, G/H color, VS clarity, ring size, 6, shows signs of normal wear. Signed Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger. Est. $2,000 - $3,000 - Price Realized $7,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 16 - 17 June 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.chriisties.com
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17 mai 2009

Octagonal step-cut emerald and diamond ring

Octagonal step-cut emerald and diamond ring Claw-set with an octagonal step-cut emerald bordered by a line of marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, the shoulders set with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 52. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0902242 stating that the emerald, estimated to weigh approximately 11.80 carats, is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Est. 35,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 108,100 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring The rectangular-cut emerald weighing 15.57 carats with triangular-shaped diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, ring size 6¼. Estimate CHF310,000 - CHF430,000 ($280,635 - $389,269 - Price Realized CHF327,000 ($296,025)Accompanied by report no. 52629 dated 09 October 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification Notes: For many years it has been recognised as an acceptable... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier The wide band set with cabochon sapphires and rubies, some displaying asterism, scattered with brilliant-cut diamonds, the edges set with similar stones, mounted in white gold, size 51, signed Cartier and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity by Cartier, case. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF - Lot Sold. 27,500 CHF  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

Important 10.95 carats cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring

Important 10.95 carats cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring The cushion-shaped ruby weighing 10.95 carats set between baguette and trapeze diamond shoulders, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, size 51½. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0801574 and AGTA report no. 11017110, both stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Est. 575,000—800,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

Magnificent 22.30 carats Marquise-shaped Diamond ring, Harry Winston, circa 1975

Magnificent 22.30 carats Marquise-shaped Diamond ring, Harry Winston, circa 1975 Claw-set with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 22.30 carats, between trapeze diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, size 53, unsigned. Accompanied by GIA report no. 1102517508 stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Estimate Upon Request Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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