17 juin 2013
Art Deco Diamond and Emerald Ring by Cartier, Paris, circa 1925 – Photo courtesy of Siegelson Prized for thousands of years, these remarkably historic stones with their original antique cuts exhibit an unparalleled deep green color and rarely appear on the market. Most treasured by Indian Mughal emperors and maharajas, emeralds symbolized power and wealth while also possessing mystical powers. During the sixteenth century, the finest specimens came not from the ancient Indian mines but from rich deposits in Colombia discovered... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2013
Red Beryl, Wahwah Mountains, Utah, 1.5cm main crystal. Photographed for Exceptional Minerals ©2013 Joe Budd Beryl var. Aquamarine. Gilgit, Pakistan, 7cm. Photographed for The Arkenstone ©2013 Joe Budd Beryl var. Morganite-Tourmaline. Pederneira Mine, Brazil, 138mm. Photographed for The Arkenstone ©2013 Joe Budd Beryl var. Aquamarine. Shigar, Pakistan, 105mm. Photographed for The Arkenstone ©2013 Joe Budd Beryl var Emerald. Coscuez Mine, Colombia, 53 mm. Photographed for The Arkenstone. ex Herb Obodda Collection ©2013 Joe... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2013
La Madona Rosa, the largest rose quartz known outside of The Smithsonian, anchors Heritage Auctions sale
"La Madona Rosa". Lavra Berilo Branco, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 15.5 x 8 inches (39 x 20 cm). Estimate: $200,000 - $350,000. Photo Heritage Auctions DALLAS, TX.- The famed Rose Quartz La Madona Rosa specimen — a spectacular, wildly artistic piece of natural history, discovered by Brazilian miners in the 1950s and so named for its resemblance to traditional depictions of the Virgin Mary — is expected to bring $200,000+ as part of Heritage Auctions' landmark presentation of The... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2013
An unmonted Emerald. Photo Christie's Image Ltd The hexagonal-shaped emerald, weighing approximately 86.41 carats, carved on both sides with floral motifs
24 mars 2013
An emerald, diamond, enamel and seed pearl three-strand pendant-necklace. Photo Bonhams composed of carved emerald, emerald beads and tablet-cut diamonds; gross weight approximately: 68.2 grams; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 20 to 19 1/4in., adjustable (minor loss to enamel, seed pearl not tested for origin). Sold for US$ 3,500 Bonhams. 24 Sep 2012 10:00 PDT Los Angeles. Salon Jewelry
22 mars 2013
Two-Color Gold, Blackened Gold, Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Emerald and Enamel Panther Head Pendant, Asprey.
Two-Color Gold, Blackened Gold, Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Emerald and Enamel Panther Head Pendant, Asprey. Photo Doyle 18 kt., the finely detailed snarling panther head set with 49 round and single-cut yellow diamonds and 141 round diamonds approximately 4.75 cts., applied with blackened gold stripes, accented by glaring emerald eyes and a red enamel tongue, with maker's mark and English hallmark,pendant fitting detachable, missing brooch fitting, approximately 38.6 dwts. Estimate $10,000-15,000 Doyle New... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2013
Pendant with Venus, 1580-1620, gold, enamel, rubies, emerald, pearl; 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in. (5.6 x 4 cm). The Art Walters Museum. This lovely pendant is very close to designs by the Flemish designer Hans Collaert (before 1555-1612) published in Antwerp around 1582.
26 décembre 2012
Ruby, pink sapphire and emerald brooch, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s.
26 décembre 2012
A tourmaline, emerald, peridot, beryl, coloured sapphire and gold bracelet, by Suzanne Belperron.
26 décembre 2012
A Pair of Amethyst, Emerald and Ruby Ear Clips, by JAR.