Lot 1724. Colombian Emerald and Diamond Necklace and Pair of Matching Pendent Earrings, House of Taylor Jewelry; and Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,520,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.
Accompanied by GRS report numbered GRS2008-060032T, dated 3 June 2008, stating that the twelve emeralds on necklace and pair of earrings are natural, of Colombian origin, with minor to moderate clarity enhancement. Also accompanied by GRS report numbered GRS2008-062370, dated 27 June 2008, stating that the 6.58 carat emerald is natural, of Colombian origin, with indication of minor clarity enhancement.
Created in 2005, House of Taylor Jewelry Inc. is a Los Angelos based jewellery company whose principal shareholders include Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Kathy Ireland and members of the Abramov family. Dame Elizabeth Taylor, as one of the most prominent private collectors of jewellery in the world, designed and produced her own jewellery products which were marketed under the company’s name. Her refined taste, legendary life and dazzling glamour greatly influenced her creations. This suite of jewels, using Dame Taylor’s favourite gemstone emerald as its principal component, expresses her lifelong passion for jewels and this joy she wished to share through her magnificent designs.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 07 oct. 2015