m

A diamond brooch, by Buccellati

Designed as a bouquet of flowers, each bezel-set with a circular-cut diamond pistil, extending circular-cut diamond petals, with rose-cut diamond leaves, to the polished white gold stems, gathered by a rose-cut diamond ribbon, mounted in white gold, in a Buccellati blue pouch Signed Buccellati. Estimate$5,000 - $7,000 - Price Realized $6,250

n

A pair of multi-gem cufflinks, by Gianmaria Buccellati

Each designed as a cushion-shaped plaque, set with circular-cut rubies, sapphires and emeralds, within an 18k gold surround, to the textured gold pin and navette-shaped toggle set with rubies, sapphires and emeralds, mounted in 18k gold, with maker's marks. Signed Gianmaria Buccellati, Italy, no. B1413. Estimate$6,000 - $8,000 - Price Realized $8,750

o

A set of diamond and gold necklaces,by Buccellati

Comprising two necklaces, each designed as a series of twisted gold ropework circular links, the links of one alternating with circular-cut diamond florets, joined by fluted polished gold spacers, mounted in 18k gold and white gold, 19½ ins. each. Gold and diamond necklace signed Buccellati, Italy (2). Estimate$6,000 - $8,000 - Price Realized $11,250

p

A pair of ruby, diamond and gold ear clips, by Mario Buccellati

Each bezel-set with an oval-cut ruby, within an openwork circular-cut diamond scalloped surround, to the brushed 18k gold half-hoop with white gold trim, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold. Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati, Italy. Estimate$10,000 - $15,000 - Price Realized $12,500

l

A tourmaline, diamond and gold ring, by Mario Buccellati

Bezel-set with an oval-cut rubellite tourmaline, within a circular-cut diamond and 18k white gold foliate surround, to the textured gold tapered hoop, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold. Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati, Italy. Estimate$10,000 - $15,000 - Price Realized $15,000

Christie's. New York Jewels. 11 June 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com