11 avril 2015

A Belle Époque colored diamond and diamond ring

A Belle Époque 16.10 carats modified cushion-cut fancy yellow diamond and diamond ring. Estimate $150,000 – $200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Set with a modified cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 16.10 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, trimmed with French-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, circa 1915 With report 2165934440 dated 13 January 2015 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity ... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2015

A Belle Époque natural pearl, emerald and diamond lavallière, circa 1905

A Belle Époque natural pearl, emerald and diamond lavallière, circa 1905. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€27,000 - 41,000). Photo: Bonhams. Suspending two cartouche-shaped single-cut diamond pendants of unequal length, one with a natural pearl and diamond foliate centre and natural pearl drop, the other with a cabochon emerald and diamond foliate centre and cabochon emerald drop, suspended from a natural pearl, old brilliant, single and rose-cut diamond knot motif via articulated knifewire chains decorated at intervals with... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2014

SIEGELSON at MASTERPIECES London 2014

Suzanne Belperron. The Duchess of Windsor's Chalcedony Suite, Circa 1935. A necklace composed of a double-strand of chalcedony beads and a large flower head clasp with articulated carved blue chalcedony petals centering a cluster of cabochon sapphires, embellished by old-European-cut diamond trim; with French assay marks, set in platinum • 15 round diamonds • 8 cabochon sapphires • With maker’s mark • Length: 14 inches, flower clasp diameter: 2 1⁄8 inches. Belle Époque Diamond and Rock Crystal Corsage Ornament by Cartier, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2014

A Belle Époque diamond devant-de-corsage brooch, by Cartier

A Belle Époque diamond devant-de-corsage brooch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The pendant centering upon a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 34.08 carats, an oval-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 23.55 carats, and a marquise-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.51 carats, enhanced by Lily-of-the-valley links set with circular-cut diamonds, and suspended from two detachable similarly-set lines, each with a pavé-set old-cut diamond palmette terminal, mounted in platinum, 1912, pendant... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2014

Formally property of Thomas Mann. A belle époque diamond longchain, circa 1910

Formally property of Thomas Mann. A belle époque diamond longchain, circa 1910. Photo Bonhams. comprising 257 collet-set old European-cut-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 30.00 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 60in. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€63,392) Renowned German novelist Thomas Mann, the recipient of the 1929 Nobel Prize for Literature, gifted this necklace to his wife, Katharina Pringsheim. In 1901, at the age of 26, Mann first published 'Buddenbrooks'. This marked a point of early success in his career, and most... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2014

A Set of Belle Époque Diamond and Enamel Jewelry, by Paulding Farnham, Tiffany & Co

A Set of Belle Époque Diamond and Enamel Jewelry, by Paulding Farnham, Tiffany & Co. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as an openwork enamel foliate plaque, set with rose-cut diamonds and enhanced with collet-set circular-cut diamonds, to the foliate link neckchain, set with collet-set old European-cut diamonds; and a pair of ear pendants en suite, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1900, 14¼ ins. Necklace signed Tiffany & Co., by Paulding Farnham; ear pendants not signed (2). Estimate: $150,000 –... [Lire la suite]


29 décembre 2013

A belle époque diamond solitaire ring, circa 1915

A belle époque diamond solitaire ring, circa 1915. Photo courtesy Bonhams. the oval-shaped diamond, weighing 6.98 carats, within a delicate openwork mounting of single-cut diamonds; mounted in platinum; size 5 1/2. Sold for US$ 458,500 (€331,909) Accompanied by GIA report #1142867326, dated July 30, 2012, stating the central diamond as: D color, VS1 clarity. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery New York. 15 Oct 2012 - www.bonhams.com
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30 novembre 2013

A rare Belle Époque sapphire and diamond ring

A rare Belle Époque sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie'sImage Ltd 2013 Set with an oval-shaped sugarloaf cabochon, weighing approximately 21.27 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, circa 1910, mounted in platinum. Estimate: $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 With report CS 57128 dated 25 September 2013 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this material would be classified as Kashmir. No gemological evidence of heat. Clarity enhancement:... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2013

A Belle Époque Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch by Cartier,

A Belle Époque Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch by Cartier. Circa 1906. Photo courtesy Wartski centred by a floral diamond cluster, a row of diamonds running through the centre of the black moiré silk, the border set with rose cut diamonds, all mounted in platinum. Signed ‘Cartier, Paris, Londres’. Inventory Number: 4347(?). Length: 5.2cm. Price on request. For comparable examples see page 48 of The Cartier Collection (Flammarion, 2004) Cartier’s jewellery designs during this... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2013

A belle époque diamond, pearl and conch pearl négligée pendant, circa 1910

A belle époque diamond, pearl and conch pearl négligée pendant, circa 1910,  Photo Bonhams
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