01 janvier 2017

The Top 20 Jewels Sold in 2016 at Christie's

  The Oppenheimer Blue. A 14.62 ct fancy vivid blue rectangular-cut diamond. Price realised CHF 56,837,000 (USD 58,002,681) at Christie's Geneva, 18 May 2016, lot 242. WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR ANY JEWEL. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The Cullinan Dream. A magnificent 24.18 carats cut-cornered rectangular mixed-cut fancy intense blue, natural color, VS2 clarity  diamond ring. Price realised USD 25,365,000 at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]

15 novembre 2016

A superb 10.05 carats Burma “Pigeon Blood” oval-shaped ruby and diamond ring, by Faidee

Lot 2087. A superb 10.05 carats Burma “Pigeon Blood” oval-shaped ruby and diamond ring, by Faidee. Estimate HKD 68,800,000 - HKD 98,000,000 (USD 8,910,219 - USD 12,691,882). Price realised HKD 78,940,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  The oval-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 10.05 carats, within a radiating surround of oval-shaped diamonds, to the circular-cut diamond gallery, extending to the undulating hoop, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 6¼. Signed and with maker’s mark... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2016

The Mogok’s Fiery Red Bracelet. An unusual Burmese “Pigeon’s Blood” ruby and diamond bracelet, by Faidee

Lot 2032. The Mogok’s Fiery Red Bracelet. An unusual Burmese “Pigeon’s Blood” ruby and diamond bracelet, by Faidee. Estimate HK$28,000,000 – HK$38,000,000 (US$3,500,000-4,800,000). Price realised HKD 27,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The highly articulated bracelet, designed as three lines of twenty-nine graduated cushion-shaped rubies, weighing approximately 4.22 to 1.02 carats, alternating with cushion-shaped diamonds, weighing approximately 2.01 to 0.73 carats, further accented by pear-shaped... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2015

The Mogok’s Fiery Red. A superb pair of ruby and diamond ear pendants, by Faidee

Lot 2119. The Mogok’s Fiery Red. A superb pair of Burma Mogok  'Pigeon Blood' Ruby and Diamond ear pendants, by Faidee. Estimate HK$ 22,800,000 – HK$32,000,000 ($2,955,701 - $4,148,352). Price realised HKD 24,200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each designed as a line of cushion-shaped rubies, weighing approximately 5.08, 5.03, 2.51 and 2.49 carats , spaced by a cushion-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 1.52 and 1.50 carats, mounted in platinum and gold, 2.4 cm, in black Faidee... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2015

The Mogok’s Fiery Red. A superb Ruby and diamond necklace, by Faidee

Lot 2120. The Mogok’s Fiery Red. A superb Burma Mogok  'Pigeon Blood Red' Ruby and Diamond necklace, by Faidee. Estimate HK$ 48,000,000 – HK$66,000,000 ($6,222,528 - $8,555,976). Price realised HKD 55,560,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a line of thirty-two cushion-shaped rubies, weighing approximately 5.05 to 1.04 carats, alternating with cushion-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold, 39.0 cm, in black Faidee case. With maker’s mark for Faidee ... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2015

Ruby and Diamond Ring, Faidee

Burmese Pigeon’s Blood Ruby and Diamond Ring, Faidee. Estimate 4,800,000 — 5,500,000 HKD (540,758 - 619,619EUR EUR). Photo Sotheby's The between-the-finger ring designed as two butterflies and a flower, set with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 5.04 carats, surrounded by pear-shaped diamonds, the butterflies set with seven pear-shaped rubies, embellished by a briolette, a marquise-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, the rubies and diamonds together weighing approximately 5.80 and 9.90 carats... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2015

The Fai Dee Red Blossom Set. Fine Ruby and Diamond Necklace and Pair of Matching Earrings, Faidee

The Fai Dee Red Blossom Set. Unheated Burmese Pigeon’s Blood Ruby and Diamond Necklace and Pair of Marching Earrings, Faidee. Estimate 20,000,000 — 24,000,000 HKD (2,253,159 - 2,703,791 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The necklace set with twenty-two graduated sugar loaf cabochon rubies, each surrounded by eight marquise-shaped diamonds and four marquise-shaped rubies; and pair of earrings en suite; the rubies and diamonds together weighing approximately 124.80 and 59.25... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2013

A ruby and diamond 'Butterfly' necklace, by Faidee 

A ruby and diamond 'Butterfly' necklace, by Faidee. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Designed as a series of butterfly motifs, set with thirty graduated oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 5.01 to 0.98 carats, to the marquise and pear-shaped diamond wings and brilliant-cut diamond accents, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, 39.0 cm long, in black Faidee case. With maker's mark for Faidee. Estimate $1,287,335 - $1,980,515. Price Realized $1,688,389 Accompanied by report no. 13037267/1 to 30... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2013

A magnificent ruby and diamond ring, by James W. Currens for Faidee

A magnificent ruby and diamond ring, by James W. Currens for Faidee. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with an oval-shaped ruby weighing approximately 8.88 carats, joined by pear and marquise-cut diamonds weighing from 1.22 to 1.01 carats, to the brilliant-cut undulating hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, ring size 5¼, in black faidee case. Signed and with maker's mark for James W. Currens. Estimate:  $2,432,775 – $3,726,804 Accompanied by report no. 12110084 dated 9 november 2012 from the... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2012

A Superb Pair of Ruby and Diamond 'Red Butterflies' Earrings, by James W. Currens for Faidee

A Superb Pair of Ruby and Diamond 'Red Butterflies' Earrings, by James W. Currens for Faidee. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Each designed as a cluster of oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 5.05, 5.01, 2.11 and 2.03 carats and pear and marquise-cut diamonds weighing approximately from 2.59 to 1.01 carats, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 2.9 cm long, in black Faidee case. Signed and with maker's mark for James W. Currens. Estimate HK$18,000,000 - HK$28,000,000 (US$2,300,000-3,500,000) Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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