22 février 2018

Hancocks at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Andrew Grima, Necklace, London, 1974. Citrine and diamond set in 18ct yellow gold. Length 41.5 cm (16.3 in.). Signed 'Grima', maker's mark 'AGLtd' and with London assay marks for 1974. Hancocks (Stand 243). © TEFAF 2018 Illustrated in 'Grima - A Career of Fifty Years', no. 29. This necklace took 248 hours to make. Exhibited: London: Goldsmiths' Hall, 'Grima Retrospective', May 1991, cat. no. 58. Amy Burton (London, 1981). The 'Cassiopeia' diamond ring, from the Unum collection by... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2017

An oval opal and diamond ring, by Andrew Grima

Lot 95. An oval opal and diamond ring, by Andrew Grima. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,984 - USD 6,640). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The central closed back oval opal within a bark textured surround with circular-cut diamond tendril accents, to a matching bark textured hoop, 1988, finger size N. Signed Grima Literature: Cf. Johann Willsberger, Grima, Wenschow Franzis, Munich, 1991 for the same ring, also exhibition catalogue, Grima: Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, 1991, page 74. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2017

A 5.25 carats Fancy Brown-Yellow marquise-cut diamond and diamond ring, by Andrew Grima

Lot 92. A 5.25 carats Fancy Brown-Yellow marquise-cut diamond and diamond ring, by Andrew Grima. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 33,200 - USD 46,480). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The central Fancy Brown-Yellow marquise-cut diamond, weighing approximately 5.25 carats, to a circular-cut diamond abstract surround with bark textured sides and plain D-section hoop, ring size M. Signed Grima. Accompanied by report no. 1182790872 dated 12th October 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

Bonhams to auction the largest ever private collection of Grima jewellery

Andrew Grima. LONDON - The largest private collection of jewels by Andrew Grima ever to appear at auction will go under the hammer at Bonhams this September. Charismatic Anglo-Italian jeweller Andrew Grima was regarded as one of the 20th century's most daring and imaginative designers. He was the go-to society jeweller for royals, celebrities, socialites and artists throughout the Swinging Sixties and Seventies and his earliest clients included HM The Queen, The Princess Margaret, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Bond Girl Ursula... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2017

GRIMA at Masterpiece London 2017

Andrew Grima. Swinging Pearl Ring, 1970. A Pearl swinging from a Yellow Gold Ring set with Diamonds. GRIMA, Stand A31 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Jojo Grima. Garnet Drop Earrings. Yellow Gold Drop Earrings set with Golden Diamonds and drop-shaped Garnets. GRIMA, Stand A31 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Emerald Ring, by Jojo Grima, 2014. A 6.7ct. Colombian Emerald set in 18ct. Grey Gold and surrounded by marquise-cut Diamonds. GRIMA, Stand A31 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD ... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2017

Magnificent diamonds, artist jewelry and historic pieces achieves strong prices at Bonhams London April Fine Jewellery sale

Lot 141. A 10.28 carats Type IIa diamond single-stone ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate £150,000 - 200,000 (US$190,000 - 250,000). Sold for £311,000 (€368,308). Photo: Bonhams. An impressive 10.28 carats diamond single-stone ring by Van Cleef & Arpels caught the eyes of buyers around the world as it sold for £311,000 at Bonhams London Fine Jewellery sale this week (27 April 2017). The E colour marquise-cut diamond, classified as Type IIa, meaning that it has been recognised as... [Lire la suite]

03 juillet 2016

GRIMA at Masterpiece London 2016

Andrew Grima. Swinging Pearl Ring, 1970. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA. Andrew Grima.  Shell Necklace, 1972-1973. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA. From the Supershells Collection, a shell set with Diamonds and suspended from a Yellow Gold collar. Andrew Grima. Lei Necklace, 2011. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA.  Modelled after the original 'Lei' Necklace, winner of the De Beers Diamonds International Awards in 1965 and the Duke of Edinburgh Prize for Elegant Design in 1966,... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2015

Jewellery from celebrated designers along with gems from a European Princess for auctions at Bonhams

 A 2.97 carats fancy grayish blue diamond ring, by Andrew Grima, 1971. Estimate £500,000 - 700,000 (€710,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - Leading the sale is a fancy greyish-blue, 2.97cts step-cut diamond ring by the society jeweller to the royals and the stars in the sixties and seventies Andrew Grima estimated at £500,000-700,000. A 2.97 carats fancy grayish blue diamond ring, by Andrew Grima, 1971. Estimate £500,000 - 700,000 (€710,000 - 1 million). Photo:... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2015

Jewellery as art: Unique pieces make a statement at Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale

   An art deco laque burgauté and corallium rubrum box, by Cartier, Circa 1925.£10,000-15,000 (€14,000 - 21,000). Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- Art jewellery is making a statement. Seen at fairs such as Design Miami, art jewellery, created by legends of the design world such as Coco Chanel, Cartier and Andrew Grima, is taking centre stage.  Bonhams has a wonderful series of pieces by these artists in its forthcoming Fine Jewellery sale on 22 April, where in addition to dazzling jewels, items showcasing... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Fine jewellery, watches and luxury accessories to be offered at Dreweatts

A 19th century 37.39 carats sapphire and diamond flower brooch, circa 1870. Estimate £4000–6000. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.  DONNINGTON PRIORY.- Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions announced their first Luxury Accessories event of 2015. The auctions of Fine Jewellery, Watches, Pens & Luxury Accessories will be held at Donnington Priory on Thursday 26th March 2015.  Jewellery Highlights This early Victorian turquoise, garnet and diamond serpent necklace, circa 1840, is in... [Lire la suite]