16 juin 2011

An enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David WebbAn enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David Webb

  An enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David Webb. Photo Bonhams designed as two opposing white enamel tiger heads, each with cabochon emerald eyes, ruby and diamond crowns, and grasping in their teeth a pavé-set diamond oval panel;signed Webb; estimated total diamond weight: 3.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold and platinum; gross weight approximately: 122.1 grams; diameter: 2in. Sold for US$46,360   Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 15 Jun 2011, New York, California, San Francisco and California,... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2011

A diamond ruby enamel zebra bangle

A diamond ruby enamel zebra bangle. Photo Philips de Pury & Co The bangle designed as the head of a zebra with a body of articulated sections applied with black and white enamel, the eyes set with cabochon rubies, and the mouth and tail grasping a pavé-set diamond ring with further pavé-set diamond detail to the head and ears, inner diameter 5.5 cm. ESTIMATE £12,000-14,000 - Unsold Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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12 juin 2011

A ruby and diamond ring, by Buccellati

A ruby and diamond ring, by Buccellati. Photo Philips de Pury & Co The pierced openwork honeycomb band set to the centre with a oval ruby and circular cut diamond cluster, and decorated with similarly cut diamond accents, ring size L ½, signed ‘Buccellati’.ESTIMATE £6,000-8,000- Unsold Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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11 juin 2011

A pair of diamond and ruby cufflinks

A pair of diamond and ruby cufflinks. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Double-sided, each modelled as a skull with either brilliant-cut diamond or circular-cut ruby eyes, chain-link connection, length 4 cm. ESTIMATE £1,000-2,000 - SOLD AT £1,750 Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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07 juin 2011

Three aquamarine necklaces @ Christie's . Important Jewel

A platinum, aquamarine and diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Designed as a fringe of five graduated drop-shaped aquamarine pendants suspended from marquise and brilliant-cut diamond floral clusters to the scalloped diamond neckchain, 44.5cm long, with London hallmarks for platinum. Estimat£26,000 - £30,000  ($42,692 - $49,260) An 18 carat gold, aquamarine and diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Designed as a series of oval-shaped aquamarine and diamond floral clusters, interspersed by... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2011

Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Spectacular Ottoman Tankard with Help from the Art Fund

The tankard is a spectacular example of how the Ottoman court borrowed forms from everyday life and turned them into luxury items. LONDON.- A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of these objects were produced and this is the first example to enter a British national collection. The tankard was offered to the V&A partly through... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2011

A. Aletto & Aletto Brothers jewelry @ Sotheby's

18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Fancy Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring, A. Aletto. photo Sotheby's The cut-cornered square modified brilliant-cut diamond of fancy yellow color weighing 5.09 carats, flanked by triangular-shaped near colorless diamonds weighing approximately .60 carat, size 5½, signed A. Aletto. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 46,875 USD  Accompanied by GIA report no. 14462355 stating that the diamond is Fancy Yellow, Natural Color, VS1 clarity. Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Sapphire... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2011

18 Karat White Gold, Silver, Bone, Ruby and Diamond Pirate Dress Set, Michele della Valle

18 Karat White Gold, Silver, Bone, Ruby and Diamond Pirate Dress Set, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's Comprising a pair of cufflinks and three studs, the terminals designed as skulls composed of bone, accented by round rubies, and round diamonds of black hue, and white gold bones pavé-set with small round diamonds, maker's mark for Michele della Valle. Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels, 02 Feb 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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27 décembre 2010

Bulgari jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 09 Dec 10, New York

18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Colored Diamond Necklace, Bulgari. photo Sotheby's Set with emerald-cut emeralds weighing approximately 44.50 carats, alternating with cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamonds of light yellow hue weighing approximately 44.00 carats, length 16 inches, signed Bulgari. With signed box and pouch. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD. Lot Sold 362,500 USD 18 Karat Gold, Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond Fringe Necklace, Bulgari. photo Sotheby's Designed as a graduated fringe set throughout... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2010

Ruby Jewelry from the Estate of William B. Dietrich Sold to Benefit the William B. Dietrich Foundation, 09 Dec 10, New York

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Mystery-Set Ruby and Diamond Leaf Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, 1966. photo Sotheby's The leaves mystery-set with calibré-cut rubies, the central stem set with baguette diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 17606, workshop mark, French assay marks. Est. 60,000—80,000 USD. Lot Sold 170,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Magnificent Jewels of Mme. Helene Beaumont, Sotheby's Geneva, May 18, 1994, lot 504. Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Ruby and Diamond Ring. photo... [Lire la suite]