25 juin 2011

A diamond , sapphire and emerald "Panther" ring, by Cartier

A diamond , sapphire  and  emerald  "Panther" ring, by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Designed as a pavé-set diamond panther, set with cabochon sapphire spots, pear-shaped emerald eyes and a black enamel nose, the tail terminating with a cushion-cut sapphire, mounted in platinum, ring size 5½, with French assay marks and maker's mark. Signed Cartier, no. 230198. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 - Price Realized $122,500 Christies's. Important Jewels, 14 June 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2011

An impressive sapphire and diamond 'Nautilus' cuff.

An impressive sapphire and diamond 'Nautilus' cuff.  Photo Philips de Pury & Co The openwork cuff set throughout with circular-cut sapphires, weighing approximately 51.22 carats, and similarly cut diamond accents, total diamond weight approximately 5.89 carats. ESTIMATE £35,000-45,000 Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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12 juin 2011

A suite of diamond and sapphire jewellery, by Buccellati.

A suite of diamond and sapphire jewellery, by Buccellati. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Comprising a brooch realistically modelled as a bunch of grapes, the vine leaves pavéset with brilliant-cut diamonds from which cascade grapes of sapphire beads, pin-clip fitting to rear, length 4.8 cm, signed ‘Buccellati’, numbered N2284; accompanied by a pair of earclips of similar design, length 2.8 cm, signed ‘Buccellati’, numbered N2285. With grey leather box signed ‘Gianmaria Buccellati'. ESTIMATE £20,000-30,000 - SOLD AT £23,750 ... [Lire la suite]
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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]
09 mai 2011

René Boivin jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 14 Apr 11. New York

18 Karat Gold and Diamond 'Tulip' Double-Clip Brooch, René Boivin, France, Circa 1940.  Photo Sotheby's The polished gold flowers designed as tulips set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, maker's mark for Boivin, French assay marks, flowers detach to be worn separately. Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,625 USD NOTE: A similar brooch is illustrated in René Boivin: Jeweller, Françoise Cailles, p. 229. The tulip clip is a true signature design of the House of Boivin. When many French firms moved away from naturalism in... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2011

JAR jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 2011

Spectucular pair of gem-set and diamond ear clips, JAR. Photo Sotheby's Each designed as a stylised articulated feather, set with circular-cut gemstones such as sapphires, garnets, tourmalines and spinels of various sizes and colours, accented with single-cut diamonds, mounted in gold and silver, signed JAR's Paris, French assay and maker's marks, case. Estimate 95,000 - 185,000 CHF LITERATURE: Cf: JAR Paris, London, 2002 for several examples of jewels of naturalistic inspiration using faceted gemstones in graduated colours. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2011

Turquoise jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

Pair of 18 Karat White Gold, Turquoise and Diamond Earclips, de Grisogono, Geneva. Photo Sotheby's Set with cabochon turquoise segments weighing 29.80 carats, accented by small round diamonds weighing 2.00 carats, with retractable posts, signed de Grisogono, Geneve, numbered B41268. With signed box. Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 USD Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from de Grisogono. Platinum, Cultured Pearl, Turquoise, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch.  Photo Sotheby's Of bombé design set in the... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2011

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Silver, Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald Earclips, JAR, Paris, 1998

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Silver, Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald Earclips, JAR, Paris, 1998.  Photo Sotheby's The stylized hoops set with marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 8.50 carats, accented by round sapphires and emeralds, maker's marks. Estimate 100,000—200,000 USD. Lot Sold 326,500 USD EXHIBITED: The Jewels of JAR, Paris, Somerset House, London, 2002-2003. NOTE: Illustrated in JAR, Joel Rosenthal and Pierre Jeannet, Art Books International, Paris, 2002, plate 378. Sotheby's.. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr... [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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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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