Hommage à ma mère, Madame Truong Khac Huê, qui adorait les bijoux, qui m'a traîné très jeune chez les bijoutiers et à mon père qui adorait les lui offrir

06 avril 2020

An Important Platinum and Diamond Ring

Lot 426. An Important Platinum and D color, VVS2 clarity, 13.59 carats type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimate 750,000 — 1,202,500 USD. Lot sold 1,314,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The emerald-cut diamond weighing 13.59 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds, size 5¾.  Note: Accompanied by GIA report no. 1142319451 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity, together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be type IIa. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2020

Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935

  Lot 211. Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 1,314,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The graduated single-strand composed of 51 natural pearls measuring approximately 11.5 to 5.8 mm., the clasp set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.70 carats, length 17½ inches, signed Cartier, Paris, numbered 42335, French workshop and French assay marks.  Note: Accompanied by GIA... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

Mrs Vera Espirito Santo's mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower brooch & ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 26. The property of Mrs Vera Espirito Santo. A pair of mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000. Price realised CHF 131,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each as a seven-petal mystery-set sapphire blossom, centering upon a brilliant-cut diamond pistil, 2.8 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold, in grey suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 79136. Lot 27. The property of Mrs... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

A diamond ring

Lot 174. A diamond ring. Estimate CHF 380,000 - CHF 470,000. Price realised CHF 641,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 8.03 carats, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 5¾ with ring sizer. Accompanied by report no. 5151476838 dated 5 June 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is E colour, VS1 clarity. Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. Geneva, 12 November 2013
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30 mars 2020

A diamond rivière necklace

Lot 174. A diamond rivière necklace. Estimate CHF 470,000 - CHF 750,000. Price realised CHF 665,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with sixty-six graduated oval-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum, 42.5 cm. Accompanied by 34 reports, dated 1995, from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamonds, weighing 3.04 to 1.00 carats, are D to F colour, Internally Flawless to VS2 clarity. Please note that the reports are more than five years old and might... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

A diamond ring, by Harry Winston

Lot 195. A diamond ring weighing approximately 16.09 carats, by Harry Winston. Estimate CHF 940,000 - CHF 1,400,000. Price realised CHF 1,445,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 16.09 carats, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 4¾. Signed Winston for Harry Winston.  Accompanied by report no. 8714864 dated 15 July 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

A diamond ring, by Faraone

Lot 207. A diamond ring weighing approximately 13.10 carats, by Faraone. Estimate CHF 940,000 - CHF 1,400,000. Price realised CHF 1,685,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 13.10 carats, to the baguette-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, 1961, ring size 5½, in wooden Faraone case. By Faraone.  Accompanied by report no. 1152618874 dated 23 August 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

A magnificent pair of diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 177. A magnificent pair of diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 470,000 - CHF 750,000. Price realised CHF 1,805,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each top set with an inverted pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 2.44 and 2.30 carats, in a graduated brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the pear-shaped diamond pendant, weighing approximately 7.71 and 6.95 carats, in a similar surround and suspending a fringe of five pear-shaped diamonds, 6.2 cm, with French assay marks for... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2020

An inscribed ruby bead, Iraq, Iran or India, 14th-15th century

Lot 85. An inscribed ruby bead, Iraq, Iran or India, 14th-15th century; 5/8in. (1.5cm.) high; 3/8in. (0.8cm.) wide; ¼in. (0.5cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,280 - USD 8,792). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Of irregular form, the polished surface with a cursive Arabic benedictory inscription, 5.6 carat.  Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 April 2020
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12 mars 2020

Exposition "Pierres Précieuses", Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

PARIS - Chaque année, le Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle propose une exposition temporaire d’envergure au sein de la Grande Galerie de l’Evolution. En 2020, c’est en collaboration avec Van Cleef & Arpels que le Muséum prépare cet événement. L’exposition « Pierres Précieuses », qui ouvre le 3 avril 2020, propose une immersion dans plusieurs univers intimement liés : la minéralogie, la gemmologie et la joaillerie. Pierres Précieuses brosse en premier lieu une histoire de la Terre et des savoir-faire, explorant la... [Lire la suite]