08 février 2021

BERNARD BOUISSET at BRAFA 2021

Gold necklace 750/1000 consisting of two textured gold leaves enhanced by mirrors, circa 1970. Signed 'CHAUMET Paris'. BERNARD BOUISSET at BRAFA 2021. Van Cleef & Arpels pelouse ruby diamond bombe earrings and ring, circa 1980. BERNARD BOUISSET at BRAFA 2021. Fancy yellow intense diamond 10.21 carats G.I.A certificate with two triangular-shaped white diamonds. BERNARD BOUISSET at BRAFA 2021. Two emerald cut diamonds mounted on platinum tennis bracelets, around 35 carats and 18... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2020

Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at Sotheby's Geneva, 11 November 2020

This November the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale presents iconic designs from the world’s most prestigious jewellery houses, such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier among others. The sale also features beautiful coloured diamonds, exceptional coloured stones and magnificent jewels from the early 19th century to the present day. Featured Highlights Lot 181. Important Ceylon sapphire and diamond parure, 1960s and later. Estimate: 500,000 - 800,000 CHF. Courtesy Sotheby's. Comprising: a... [Lire la suite]
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]
21 janvier 2020

EPOQUE FINE JEWELS, Stand 61a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Art Nouveau pansy bracelet. Floral clusters, each composed of four pansies in carved frosted glass, purple enamel and pearls, cushion and oval-shaped sapphires, mounted in 18 karat gold, Paris, circa 1901-1902. Signed: LALIQUE. © EPOQUE FINE JEWELS In a brown leather Lalique case marked: R. LALIQUE, 40, Cours-La-Reine, Paris. Chaumet. Art Deco diamond tiara. Old mine cut, rose cut and single cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold. Millegrain setting, Paris, 1909. © EPOQUE FINE JEWELS ... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2019

Art Deco takes it away: Cartier bracelet sells for CHF/$ 6.1 million in Geneva

Lot 453. Property from an Important Asian American Collection. A Burmese 'royal blue'  Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet by Cartier from 1927. Estimate  CHF 2,000,000 — 3,000,000. Lot Sold 6,072,900 CHF ($6,135,451). Courtesy Sotheby's. GENEVA.- In the wake of the many strong results already seen this year for Art Deco jewels, demand remained strong today in Geneva for pieces from the 1920s and 30s, widely recognised as the golden era of jewellery. Six months after the... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

De l'Art Déco à nos jours: Une célébration de la Haute Joaillerie du XXème siècle chez Sotheby's Genève

Genève – La prochaine vente de haute joaillerie chez Sotheby’s Genève mettra en exergue de sublimes créations Art Déco, ainsi que de magnifiques bijoux signés datant de la deuxième moitié du XXème siècle. L’équipe internationale de spécialistes en joaillerie a rassemblé une sélection de bijoux d’exception qui témoigne de l’évolution du design au siècle dernier, des années 1920 et 1930 à nos jours. La vente, qui comprendra plus de 450 lots, se tiendra le 13 novembre à Genève. S’exprimant avant la vente, David Bennett, Président du... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2019

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Chaumet

Lot 338. A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Chaumet. Estimate CHF500,000 – CHF600,000. Price realised CHF 545,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each suspending a detachable drop-shaped natural pearl with a pavé-set diamond cap, measuring approximately 12.7 x 14.1 x 18.6 and 12.2 x 14.9 x 18.5 mm, to the diamond scroll top, 4.3 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed and with maker's marks for Chaumet   Accompanied by report no. 79776 dated 8 April 2015... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2019

Chaumet drawing workshop

Francois-Regnault Nitot (1779-1853), drawing workshop, Drawing of half of the turquoise and bright band made for Marie-Louise Empress of the French, 1811, 21.2 x 32.5 cm. Pen and black ink, traces of black chalk, watercolour highlights on wove paper. © Chaumet Collection Jean-Baptiste Fossin (1786-1848), drawing workshop, Preparatory drawing for naturalist jewellery, 1830-1850. Quill and brown ink on paper © CHAUMET collection. Joseph Chaumet (1852-1926), drawing workshop, Preparatory drawing for... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

Bernard Bouisset at BRAFA 2019, Stand 37b

Cushion cut diamond ring, 10.56 carat & Platinum ring with 'Fancy Yellow Intense' round setting with white diamonds, 4.05 carat. Certified GIA natural color © Bernard Bouisset at BRAFA 2019, Stand 37b.  David Webb, Triceratops bracelet, New York, circa 1970. Gold. Signed by David Webb. © Bernard Bouisset at BRAFA 2019, Stand 37b.  Chaumet, Pouliche necklace, France, circa 1980. Gold steel diamonds, emerald and sapphire. Signed by... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong presents unique contemporary creations alongside phenomenal gems from nature

Lot 1892. Love Conquers All - The Ai (‘愛’) diamond. A rare and important 5-carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$98-120 million / US$12.49 – 15.29 million. Lot Sold 108,447,000 HKD (13,833,499 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's Hong Kong - On 3 October, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2018 will present unique contemporary creations alongside phenomenal gems from nature. Headlined by the Ai (‘愛’) diamond, a rare and important 5-carat fancy vivid blue diamond and diamond ring (Est.... [Lire la suite]