07 juin 2009

A multi-coloured sapphire and diamond cuff, by Buccellati

A multi-coloured sapphire and diamond cuff, by Buccellati The textured gold cuff engraved with floral and foliate motifs, set to the center with an oval-cut sapphire within yellow gold petals accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, further embellished by twelve smaller motifs set with rose-cut sapphires of light pink and blue hues, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, signed 'M. Buccellati' and 'Mario Buccellati' on fitted case, bangle inner diameter 5.9 x 5.1cm.. Sold for HK$228,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2009

Sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1930

Sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1930 Of open work geometric design, millegrain-set at the centre with a cushion-shaped sapphire, within surrounds of circular- and single-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, French assay marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53391 stating that the sapphire, estimated to weigh approximately 4.80 carats, is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Est. 15,000—22,000 CHF. Lot Sold 116,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Sapphire and diamond pendant necklace, Cartier, 1970s

Sapphire and diamond pendant necklace, Cartier, 1970s The necklace designed as a series of brilliant-cut diamond and oval sapphire clusters, alternating with trefoil motifs and bezel-set stones, suspending a removable pendant set with similar and pear-shaped sapphires, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 420mm, necklace and pendant both signed Cartier London. Est. 18,000—28,000 CHF. Lot Sold 22,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine Sapphire and diamond bracelet, Harry Winston, 1960s

Fine Sapphire and diamond bracelet, Harry Winston, 1960s The articulated band designed as a series of oval, circular-cut and cushion-shaped sapphires alternating with step-cut diamonds, the three larger ones weighing respectively 1.44, 1.61 and 1.81 carats, the borders set with marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 175mm, unsigned, maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53114 stating that eleven sapphires are of Burmese origin and one of basaltic origin, all with no... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2009

Diamond and sapphire brooch, Lacloche Frères, circa 1925

Diamond and sapphire brooch, Lacloche Frères, circa 1925 The modified rectangular plaque pierced with a central lattice motif, set with 149 old European-cut and single-cut diamonds and 4 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 11.40 carats, the borders accented with two rows of calibré-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, signed Lacloche Frères, French assay mark. Est. 16,000—18,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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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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27 avril 2009

Pair of multi-colored sapphire and diamond earclips, Michele della Valle

Pair of multi-colored sapphire and diamond earclips, Michele della Valle Of bombé form set with numerous multi-colored sapphires weighing approximately 27.85 carats, interspersed with round diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, with retractable posts, maker's mark, numbered 10734. Est. 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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25 avril 2009

A pair of sapphire and diamond ear pendants by Harry Winston

A pair of sapphire and diamond ear pendants by Harry Winston Each suspending a detachable pendant, set with an oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 12.45 and 14.61 carats, within a two-tiered graduated circular-cut surround, terminating with a pear-shaped diamond, from a surmount of similar design, set with an oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 5.50 and 6.71 carats, mounted in platinum and gold. Signed Winston for Harry Winston. Est. $70,000 - $100,000 - Lot sold $116,500 With four reports, no. 92018312 dated... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2009

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant The carved ivory elephant, with cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes and ivory tusks with gold detail and caps, wearing a gold ropework chain with a gold bell, ornately decorated with a vari-cut multi-colored sapphire, ruby, emerald, star sapphire, star ruby and cat's eye chrysoberyl headdress and saddle cloth, extending gold tassels, topped by a sculpted gold howdah and umbrella, with pearl tassels and multi-gem accents, the feet decorated with gold ropework bands and multi-colored gem anklets,... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & co.

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & co. Set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 17.50 carats, with a pierced old European-cut diamond gallery of garland motif, to the old European-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, circa 1910. Signed Tiffany & Co. Est. $40,000 - $60,000 - Sold $158,500 With report 92037312 dated 25 February 2009 from the AGTA Gemological Testing Center stating that the data obtained during the examination of this stone indicates that the probable... [Lire la suite]
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