07 juin 2009

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Cartier

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Cartier Of bombé design, pavé-set with circular-cut rubies and a diagonal highlight of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow gold, signed 'Cartier', diamonds approximately 2.20 carats total, French assay marks, dimensions 2.3 x 2.0cm. Estimate: HK$120,000 - 160,000, $15,000 - 21,000. Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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02 juin 2009

A pair of ruby chopsicks and a diamond mandarin and pear salt and pepper shaker set

A pair of ruby chopsicks and a diamond mandarin and pear salt and pepper shaker set The chopsticks engraved with abstract design, reverse-set with circular-cut rubies, accompanied by a pear and mandarin salt and pepper shaker each reverse-set with a brilliant-cut diamond, mounted in silver-topped gold and silver, chopstick length 22.1cm, mandarin dimensions 6.3 x 5.0cm, pear dimensions 5.5 x 7.0cm. (3) Sold for HK$36,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

A black jadeite, ruby and diamond necklace

A black jadeite, ruby and diamond necklace The thirty-seven jadeite beads of deep greenish black colour, measuring 12.6 -16.7mm, to a floral clasp set with circular rubies and diamond petals, mounted in 18k blackened gold, necklace length 55.7cm. Sold for HK$66,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the selected bead is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number KJ 41879, dated 19th March 2009. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A gem-set pendant/brooch of Egyptian inspiration

A gem-set pendant/brooch of Egyptian inspiration the lotus flower surmount millegrain-set with buff top calibré-cut rubies and emeralds, old brilliant-cut diamonds and polished onyx, suspending a similiarly set hexagonal plaque depicting the figure of an ancient Egyptian in onyx, emerald and ruby, within a diamond surround, connected by a double chain of baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 4.50 carats total, brooch length 12.3cm. Estimate: HK$140,000 - 180,000, $18,000 - 23,000 - Unsold ... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

Victorian diamond butterfly tremblant brooch

Victorian diamond butterfly tremblant brooch Sparkling diamonds aren’t the only eye-catching features of this dazzling Victorian swallowtail butterfly brooch. The 220 Old Mine cut diamonds, weighing approximately 8.00 carats, ruby eyes and glistening red enamel are mounted “en tremblant”, a setting which results in life-like movements when the wearer walks. Price 56 000 € M.S. RAU ANTIQUES - info@rauantiques.com - http://www.rauantiques.com
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12 mai 2009

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Chaumet, early 20th century

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Chaumet, early 20th century Designed as a semi flexible open work band set with circular-cut diamonds, highlighted with four oval cabochon rubies, inner circumference 172mm approximately, two small diamond elements deficient. Est. 13,000—18,000 CHF PROVENANCE: Property of the Bourbon family LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Accompanied by a letter of authentication from Chaumet. NOTE: The House of Bourbon, descendents of the French Capetian dynasty, can be dated back to the Count Robert de Clermont... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir, Cartier

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir Suspending a pearl tassel, Cartier, with a geometric plaque surmount set with variously shaped rubies and diamonds, accented with cabochon onyx, to similarly set and black enamel connections with strands of twisted pearls, the centre set to either side with a series of links designed as stylised fruiting vines, set with cabochon rubies, highlighed with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 630mm, tassel length approximately 105mm, French assay and maker's... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2009

DAVID WEBB. An Enamel, Ruby and Diamond 'Frog' Bracelet, circa 1968

DAVID WEBB. An Enamel, Ruby and Diamond 'Frog' Bracelet, circa 1968 Designed as twin hinged green enamel frogs, enhanced by gold spots, set with cabochon ruby eyes, circular-cut diamond mouths, and polished gold feet to the cabochon ruby clasp, mounted in 18K yellow gold, 6 cm diameter.   Signed 'Webb' for David Webb. Est. CHF 25,000-30,000 Philips de Purry & Company. Magnificent Jewels. 12 May 2009. Hotel de la Paix, 11 quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva. jewelry@phillipsdepury.com
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29 avril 2009

18 karat gold, green enamel, ruby and diamond frog bangle-bracelet, David Webb

18 karat gold, green enamel, ruby and diamond frog bangle-bracelet, David Webb The partially flexible bangle designed as a frog with 2 oval cabochon ruby eyes, the mouth set with 22 round diamonds, completed by a strap designed as intertwined legs clutching a cabochon ruby, the clasp further decorated with a cabochon ruby, applied throughout with translucent green enamel and studded with tiny gold knots, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum, signed Webb. Est. 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2009

Colored stone, freshwater pearl and diamond necklace/brooch combination

Colored stone, freshwater pearl and diamond necklace/brooch combination The multi-stranded torsade composed of numerous emerald, sapphire and ruby beads, spaced by freshwater pearls and accented by fluted gold beads and rondelles, completed by a ram's-head clasp with marquise-shaped sapphire eyes, further decorated with 82 round diamonds weighing approximately 4.60 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, length 16½ inches, clasp detaches to be worn as brooch with removable tassel pendant of similar design, accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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