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

29 septembre 2020

Jewellery auction to star the largest Burmese 'Royal Blue' Sapphire offered at Sotheby's in the last two decades

A Highly Important 102.39-Carat D Colour Flawless Oval Diamond. Estimate upon request. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Two days after the unprecedented single-lot sale of 102.39 carat D Colour Flawless Oval Diamond, offered without reserve, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction on 7 October will be spearheaded by another rarity in the mythical world of 100-carat stones: a 118.88-carat unheated Burmese ‘Royal Blue’ sapphire – the largest Burmese ‘Royal Blue’ sapphire offered at Sotheby’s in the last two... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in the Magnificent Jewels sale in New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the July 29th auction of Magnificent Jewels and the concurrent Jewels Online sale from July 22 to August 6/7. The auction includes a significant selection of colorless diamonds, colored diamonds, and gemstones, along with signed pieces by Belperron, Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Lacloche, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels. The sale will offer over 260 lots, with estimates ranging from $10,000 to $5,000,000.The July 29th auction is led by... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020

Rare Kashmir Sapphires Glow at Bonhams New York Jewels Sale

Two exceptionally rare and fine cushion-cut Kashmir sapphires, weighing 6.95ct and 9.23ct, estimated at US$250,000 - $450,000 and US$475,000 - $775,000, respectively. © Bonhams 2001-2020 NEW YORK - Two exceptionally rare and fine cushion-cut Kashmir sapphires, lead Bonhams New York Jewel sale on Tuesday 28 July. Weighing 6.95ct and 9.23ct they are estimated at US$250,000 - $450,000 and US$475,000 - $775,000, respectively. The gems have been in the same family for over 100 years. Originally purchased in the late 19th century... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2020

An impressive jadeite bangle

Lot 1672. An impressive jadeite bangle. Estimate: 13,000,000 - 18,000,000 HKD HKD. Lot sold 15,775,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. The cylindrical jadeite bangle of very good translucency and even emerald green colour, suffused with intense emerald green streaks. Inner diameter and thickness approximately 56.91 x 11.55mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 101583, dated 20 February 2020, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2020

An unique pair of diamond, fancy black and fancy white diamond pendent earrings 

Lot 1754. An unique pair of diamond, fancy black and fancy white diamond pendent earrings, 12.72 and 12.46 carats. Estimate: 15,500,000 - 18,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,175,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. Each suspending a pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 12.72 and 12.46 carats, to the square emerald-cut and cushion-shaped fancy black and fancy white diamond surmount weighing 5.11 and 4.25 carats, decorated with marquise-shaped diamonds weighing 1.11 and 1.07 carats respectively, embellished with... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2020

Christie's results: Paris Fine Jewels sale achieves a total of €4,6 million

Lot 102. Sapphire, diamond and ruby desk clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ personal collection. Circular-cut sapphires, single-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, 18K gold (750), mechanical movement, circa 1956, 18.6 x 13.0 x 7.0 cm, gross weight: 614.90 g, signed Van Cleef & Arpels on the dial, no. NY 34565. Estimate EUR 40,000 - 80,000. Price realised EUR 310,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- The Jewelry department achieved great results today which... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2020

A Jadeite and Diamond Ring and Earring Suite

Lot 568. A Jadeite and Diamond Ring and Earring Suite. Estimate HK$ 680,000 - 880,000 (€ 78,000 - 100,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2020 Each earring set with a highly translucent jadeite cabochon of intense emerald green colour, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, accented with pear-shaped diamonds; the ring en suite, diamonds approximately 2.30 carats total, selected jadeite cabochons 13.9 x 11.8 x 4.9mm and 13.6 x 10.6 x 5.4mm, ring size 5, earring length 1.3mm (2). Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2020

A Ruby and Diamond Ring

Lot 569. A 3.01 carats Burma 'pigeon's blood' Ruby and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 560,000 - 800,000 (€ 64,000 - 92,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2020 Of bombé design, the oval-cut ruby weighing 3.01 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, between baguette-cut diamond shoulders, diamonds approximately 3.35 carats total, ring size 5¾. Accompanied by a GRS report stating that the natural ruby is (GRS type 'pigeon's blood') vivid red colour, has no indications of thermal... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2020

A Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 555. A 6.38 carats Burma Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 220,000 - 300,000 (€ 25,000 - 34,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2020 The oval-cut sapphire, weighing 6.38 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, extended to the shoulders, diamonds approximately 1.15 carats total, ring size 6. Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the natural sapphire has no indications of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar).Accompanied by a GIA report stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2020

A Sapphire and Diamond Ring

  Lot 570. A 10.49 carats Burma 'Royal Blue' Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 950,000 - 1,200,000 (€ 110,000 - 140,000). Sold for HK$ 1,250,625 (€ 142,980). © Bonhams 2001-2020 The cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 10.49 carats, within a pear-shaped diamond surround, diamonds approximately 3.85 carats total, ring size 6. Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the natural sapphire is 'Royal Blue' colour with strong saturation, has no indications of heat... [Lire la suite]
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