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]
01 août 2018

Qatar Museums to bring pearls exhibition to Moscow

The Archduchess Marie-Valerie Tiara, Vienna, by Köchert, circa 1913 © Qatar Museums Collection. MOSCOW - Qatar Museums is proud to present Pearls: Treasures from the Seas and the Rivers as part of the activities of Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture. This exhibition, which shows the diversity and breadth of the Qatar Museums collection, is a rare opportunity to see one of the finest specimens of pearl jewellery ever assembled. More than 100 pieces have been curated by the internationally renowned pearl expert, Dr.... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

Jewels sparkle at Sotheby's this summer

Lot 379. Important diamond necklace, the centre supporting a briolette diamond weighing 20.30 carats, by Cartier. Estimate: £220,000 - £280,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Swing into the summer season with Sotheby’s: The Fine Jewels and online sales bring together a fabulous array of jewels for every occasion. The sales will offer pieces from across the decades – from antique jewels through 1920s chic to contemporary glamour – including eye-catching accessories for daytime as well as elegant evening jewels.... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2018

Diamond Necklace-Bracelet Combination, Chaumet, France, circa 1930

Lot 209. Diamond Necklace-Bracelet Combination, Chaumet, France, circa 1930. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The geometric links set with old European, single-cut and baguette diamonds, length 15¼ inches, detachable into five segments for variety of wear, with French assay and partial maker's marks for Chaumet; circa 1930.  Sotheby's. The Jeweler’s Eye: The Personal Collection of Fred Leighton New York, 18 Apr 2018, 02:00 PM
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22 janvier 2018

Bernard Bouisset at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 35b

Necklace. Gold, platinum and diamond, France, circa 1950. © Bernard Bouisset Pair of ear pendants by Chaumet, French jeweller in Paris since 1780. Sapphires, diamonds, platinum and white gold, circa 1950. Certificate stating Burma as the origin of one sapphire and Ceylon for the other. No indication of treatment. © Bernard Bouisset Twisted necklace. Platinum, diamonds and sapphires. Articulated twist of nine ‘flamme’ design diamonds alternating with oval sapphires of the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2017

13 tiaras sold at Christie's

The Poltimore Tiara. Designed as a graduated line of cushion-shaped and old-cut diamond clusters alternating with diamond-set scroll motifs, each surmounted by old-cut diamond terminals, to the collet-set diamond line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 19.2 cm maximum diameter, convertible to a necklace and eleven brooches, with screwdriver and brooch fittings, in fitted blue leather case. Sold for £926,400 on 13 June 2006 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006   A late 19th-century diamond... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2017

A pair of 9.45 cts and 9.25 cts diamond and platinum ear pendants, by Chaumet, circa 1935

Lot 643. A pair of 9.45 cts and 9.25 cts diamond and platinum ear pendants, by Chaumet, circa 1935. Est: €100,000 - €120,000. © Artcurial En platine (950) ornés chacun d''un diamant rectangulaire retenant un diamant piriforme taillé à l''ancienne en pampille - Poinçon du joaillier Chaumet - - Haut.: 2.7 cm, Poids brut: 13.23 g  Accompagnés de deux certificats du laboratoire du LFG (2017) indiquant: pour le 9.45 cts, couleur I, pureté VS2, fluorescence faible, et pour le 9.25 cts, couleur I, pureté... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2017

Artcurial announces sale of jewellery, watches and Hermès Vintage in Monte Carlo

  MONTE CARLO.- From 15th to 19th July, Artcurial will return to the Riviera. The unmissable event taking place on the ‘rock’ in the heart of the famous hotel Hermitage will be held on 17th, 18th and 19th July. Three sales, Jewellery, Watches and Hermès Summer Collection will gather the most exceptional pieces from the luxury world. This year, the auction house has invited the designer, Pierre Hardy to cast his eye upon the selection and choose his favourites amongst the remarkable pieces sought out... [Lire la suite]