19 mai 2016

Very Fine Emerald, Kafubu Emerald District, Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia

Lot 1021. Very Fine Emerald, Kafubu Emerald District, Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia. Weighing approximately 3.79 carats and measuring 11.66 x 8.60 x 5.39mm. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€27,909). Photo: Bonhams. The first Zambian emeralds were found in the 1920s while geologists were searching for copper deposits, but mining them was not pursued for several decades. Interestingly, emeralds are now Zambia's most important export. However, fine Zambian Emeralds, such as this one, are still few and far between. Faceted... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2016

7.04 carats Colombian emerald, sapphire, rock crystal and diamond ring, René Boivin, 1991

Lot 304. 7.04 carats Colombian emerald, sapphire, rock crystal and diamond ring, René Boivin, 1991. Estimate 44,000 — 53,000 CHF. Lot sold 131,250 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a sugarloaf emerald stated to weigh 7.04 carats, between pear-shaped cabochon sapphires and framed with brilliant-cut diamonds, the mount composed of rock crystal, size 481/2.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 84043, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification;... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier. Estimate 295,000 — 490,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a parrot on a branch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, polished mother-of-pearl, calibré-, circular-cut and carved emeralds and rubies, suspending a drop-shaped emerald weighing 11.55 carats, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case signed Cartier.  Authentification: Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82022, stating that the emerald is of... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2015

The ultimate Emerald-cut Diamond sells for $22.1 million at Sotheby's New York

A Spectacular Emerald-Cut Diamond. The emerald-cut diamond weighing 100.20 carats, mounted in platinum. Sold for $22.1 million / CHF 21.2 million / HK$172.3 million ($220,459 per carat). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Today’s sale of Magnificent Jewels at Sotheby’s achieved $65 million / CHF 62.5 million / HK$507.7 million, marking a new record total for a jewelry auction at the Company’s New York salesroom. The auction was led by an extraordinary 100.20-carat ‘Perfect Diamond’ in a classic Emerald-cut,... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

Alessio Boschi's Breakfast in Jaipur Tahitian pearl, emerald and diamond necklace and earrings

Former Couture Design Awards finalist Alessio Boschi's Breakfast in Jaipur Tahitian pearl, emerald and diamond necklace and earrings. Baselworld 2015, 19 - 26 mars 2015
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14 mars 2015

Rosior jewellery

The extraordinary bejewelled "Gem Dreams" evening bag that Rosier created in 2009 - an elaborate tribute to colour, craftsmanship and jewellery. Rosior necklace with multi-coloured gemstones and diamonds.  Rosior bracelet set with diamonds, emeralds and sapphires. Rosior snake earrings adorned with a colourful mix of diamonds, sapphires, rubies, emeralds and tsavorites. Rosior earrings set with yellow and blue diamonds, sapphires and emeralds. Rosior diamond ring set with princess-cut diamonds. Rosior... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2014

Emerald, natural pearl and diamond necklace

Emerald, natural pearl and diamond necklace. Photo Sotheby's Composed of polished and carved emeralds, natural pearls and rose diamonds, length approximately 490mm. Estimation 18,000 — 25,000 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 08921, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater and samples of the emeralds are of Colombian origin with moderate to significant clarity enhancement. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London | 16 juil. 2014, 10:00 AM -www.sothebys.com
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11 mai 2014

Manganite specimen tops $1.3 million Nature & Science Auction at Heritage Auctions

Manganite, Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Harz, Thuringia, Germany. Overall Measurements: 6.49 x 3.34 x 2.65 inches (16.5 x 8.5 x 6.74 cm). Sold for $149,000. Photo Heritage Auctions DALLAS, TX.- A cluster of midnight-black Manganite crystals, from Germany's Harz Mountains, sold for $149,000 to lead Heritage Auctions' $1.3 million Nature & Science Signature Auction. More than 200 lots changed hands as multiple bidders pushed prices for exemplary varieties past high estimates at the May 4 auction in Dallas. "This category... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2014

New Additions to Chaumet Liens Collection

Gold and diamond ring featuring a 3.18ct center stone. Chaumet. Gold, diamond and 5.29ct tourmaline ring. Chaumet. A 6.42-carat emerald center stone in this Liens ring. Chaumet. A 5.29-carat Padparadscha sapphire ring. Chaumet. A new Chaumet Liens collection ring featuring a 3.41-carat yellow diamond.
24 janvier 2014

Platinum, 18 karat gold, emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel-watch, Verger Frères, France

Platinum, 18 karat gold, emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel-watch, Verger Frères, France. Photo Sotheby's Set with an oval-shaped cabochon emerald measuring approximately 27.0 by 22.0 mm, suspended from a second oval-shaped cabochon emerald measuring approximately 17.9 by 15.3 mm, with two conical cabochon emerald accents measuring approximately 5.6 mm, set with old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, with eight cabochon onyx tablets, the dial framed within a modified Greek key motif applied... [Lire la suite]
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