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

13 janvier 2017

Agrafe de chapeau d'émeraudes, avant 1719. Atelier de J. M. Dinglinger

Agrafe de chapeau d'émeraudes, avant 1719. Atelier de J. M. Dinglinger. VIII134 : VIII137: Agrafe de chapeau; H : 11,2 cm ; L : 5,6 cm. Allemagne, Dresde, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Grünes Gewölbe. Photo © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image SKD

11 janvier 2017

An important ruby and diamond bracelet, probably Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1935

An important ruby and diamond bracelet, probably Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1935. Sold 349,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 375A. Photo: Sotheby's.  The supple bracelet composed of three rows of cushion-shaped and oval rubies, interspersed with geometric plaques set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, to an openwork clasp designed as a stylised buckle and similarly-set with diamonds, length approximately 180mm, unsigned. The popularity of this type of bracelet amongst the fashionable set of... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2017

Ruby and diamond ring

Ruby and diamond ring. Sold 385,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 320. Photo: Sotheby's. The oval ruby weighing 6.14 carats, set between similarly-cut diamond shoulders weighing 1.01 and 1.13 carats respectively, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, size 51. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0706535 stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating; and by two GIA reports no. 15766930 stating that the 1.01 carat diamond is E Colour, VS1 Clarity, and no. 15766940 stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2017

Attractive Ruby and diamond ring, Bulgari

Attractive Ruby and diamond ring, Bulgari. Sold 457,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 379. Photo: Sotheby's. The cushion-shaped ruby weighing 10.07 carats, set within a double border of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, signed Bulgari. size 52 Accompanied by SSEF report no 49553 stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
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11 janvier 2017

Pair of fancy intense yellow diamond earrings

 Pair of fancy intense yellow diamond earrings. Sold 553,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 324. Each set with a fancy intense yellow cut-cornered modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 11.81 and 12.05 carats respectively, to a border and hook embellished with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in white and yellow gold. Accompanied by two GIA reports, no. 15752496 and 15692451, stating that both diamonds are Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Colour, VS1 Clarity.
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11 janvier 2017

Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring

Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring. Sold 565,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 334.  The fancy intense yellow cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 21.04 carats, set between trapeze diamond shoulders, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, size 53. Accompanied by GIA report no. 14482635 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Colour, VS1 Clarity.
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11 janvier 2017

Important Gem-set parure, Schlumberger, 1972

Important Gem-set parure, Schlumberger, 1972. Sold 577,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 373.  Comprising: a necklace designed as a fringe of stylised foliate elements set with brilliant-cut diamonds, interspersed with cabochon turquoise and cushion-shaped rubellite drops, accompanied by a pair of earclips and a ring en suite, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Schlumberger, French assay and erased maker's marks, necklace length 410mm, ring size 46. This parure is illustrated in, Jean d'Ormesson,... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2017

Impressive sapphire and diamond necklace

Impressive sapphire and diamond necklace. Sold 721,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 376.  Composed of a graduated line of brilliant-cut diamonds supporting at the front a fringe of oval and cushion-shaped sapphires weighing 22.43, 22.39, 21.62, 19.80, 19.72, 19.30 and 17.85 carats respectively, set within surrounds of marquise-shaped, brilliant-cut and oval diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, French assay and indistinct maker's marks. Length approximately 360mm and 400mm with additional link. Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2017

Important 32.53 carats fancy vivid yellow diamond pendent necklace

Important 32.53 carats fancy vivid yellow diamond pendent necklace. Sold 1,337,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 november 2007, lot 309B.  The fancy vivid yellow cut-cornered rectangular mixed-cut diamond weighing 32.53 carats suspended from a necklace set with brilliant- and step-cut diamonds, the clasp decorated with marquise-shaped stones, mounted in platinum and yellow gold, length approximately 440mm.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 12472093 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Colour,... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2017

Impressive 35.25 carats cushion-shaped diamond ring

Impressive 35.25 carats cushion-shaped diamond ring. Sold 1,449,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 372.  The cushion-shaped diamond weighing 35.25 carats, on a plain platinum mounting, size 50.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 15728262 stating that the diamond is I Colour, VS1 Clarity.
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