17 juillet 2010

Two Nardi Blackamoor Clips, Italy, 1940 & 1950s @ Vendome Inc

Emerald & Diamond Nardi Blackamoor Clip, Italy, 1940. photo Vendome Inc 18kt pink gold Blackamoor brooch, set with emerald and diamonds, height: 1-1/8 - width/length: 1-3/4. NARDI (partial signature). Price  contact dealer Nardi Blackamoor, Italy, 1950s.  photo Vendome Inc Gold, Silver, Diamond,garnet, & ebony Blackamoor, signed G. Nardi. Diamond weight approx. 4.25 cts. height: 2" - width/length: 1-1/4". Price  contact dealer Vendome Inc. 1187 Coast Village Rd Santa Barbara CA,... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. photo by Macklowe Gallery A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds. Signed Cartier Paris and numbered. Price $97,000 An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'. Macklowe... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2010

Buccellati jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 21 April 2010

Buccellati, A Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a brushed yellow gold hinged cuff, set with a three oval-cut sapphires, within pierced openwork lozenge-shaped detail, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 2 1/4 inches diameter. Signed 'M.Buccellati' - ESTIMATE $18,000-20,000 Buccellati, A Gold and Diamond Bracelet, 1960. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a woven gold openwork band, accented by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18K... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2010

18K and Gemstone Chinese Foo Dog Brooch, USA, 1950's

18K and Gemstone Chinese Foo Dog Brooch, USA, 1950's Fantastic Stylized Foo Dog Brooch. Cast and engraved Gold with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. Beautiful hand finishing to the gold. Price $5,000 Dragonette LTD. 711 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA, 90069. Phone: 310-855-9091 - E-Mail: dragonette@mac.com
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03 août 2009

Shopping of David Webb vintage jewely @ Neil Marrs

Rare David Webb Jade and Diamond Paperweight, USA, 1960s The jade boulder realistically carved as a wild boar's head, in imitation of a hunting trophy, set with diamond eyes on a yellow gold twisted rope base, signed Webb, ca. 1968. A rare example of a Webb decorative object from the 1960s, when similar items were given as diplomatic gifts by the Kennedy White House to visiting dignitaries. Height: 2 1/2. Length: 2 in.  Price contact dealer David Webb Hammered Gold Sautoir, USA, 1970s The massive hammered... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2009

Shopping of vintage broochs @ Primavera Gallery

Charming David Webb Emerald and Diamond Shell Brooch, USA, ca. 1960s width/length: 5.08 cm (2 in.) Price $16,500 The 1960’s was a time of imaginative jewelry designs capturing the beauty of the natural world. This shell brooch by David Webb is a charming example, using an actual shell, with cabochon- cut emeralds - a beautiful accent to the diamond- speckled textured gold leaves representing seaweed. This beautiful brooch was featured in the book "Brooches: Timeless Adornment" by Lori Ettlinger Gross on... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2009

Emerald and diamond sold @ Sotheby's London

Emerald and diamond ring, Bulgari, 1960s Centring on a cut-cornered step-cut emerald to shoulders set with pear-shaped diamonds, further highlighted with brilliant-cut stones, signed Bulgari, case by Bulgari, size M. Est. 55,000—75,000 GBP. Sold 67,250 GBP Emerald and diamond brooch Of flower head design, the stamens composed of circular-cut emeralds, the petals set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, French assay and maker's marks, detachable brooch fitting. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP. Sold 18,750 GBP Emerald... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2009

Ruby and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1920 The articulated open work band centrally set with seven cabochon rubies, highlighted with circular- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 180mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks.Estimate 40,000—60,000 GBP. Sold 48,050 GBP Ruby and diamond bracelet, circa 1960 Of intertwining design set with a central line of circular-cut diamonds within borders of pear-shaped and circular-cut rubies, further set with... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

A 1925 couture cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel and a Chanel couture evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s

A  couture beige lace cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel, circa 1925 un-labelled, the bands of lace with slotted ribbon to the waist, the skirt falling in tiers, with picot edging to the inner silk and satin petticoat, bust 96cm, 38in. Perspiration stains at underarms to petticoat, othewise good. Estimate: £600 - £800. A Chanel couture pale blue slubbed silk evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s labelled and numbered 69236, fastened by hook and eye at the waist, the full skirt with... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1950s

Diamond necklace, 1950s Of stylised festoon design, set with two baguette diamond laces joined by arched links, suspending a graduated articulated fringe of baguette, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 325mm. Est. 175,000—290,000 CHF Provenance: Property of a lady of title Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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