09 mai 2017

Sapphire and diamond necklace

Lot 78. Sapphire and diamond necklace. Estimate 65,000 — 75,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's.  Designed as two rows of oval and cushion-shaped sapphires alternating with floral motifs highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, the front supporting a pendant set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, length approximately 335mm, pouch stamped Fred Leighton.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 91626, stating that the three tested sapphires are of Ceylon origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2015

Madonna & Statement Earrings

Madonna & Statement Earrings. Photo: Sotheby's. Statement earrings are one of fall’s hottest accessories. These elongated pink sapphire designs are the perfect match for Madonna’s punk rock style in this portrait. Francesco Scavullo (1921-2004), Madonna, chromogenic print, flush mounted, signed and dated twice in ink and with the photographer's credit stamp twice on the reverse, 1984 (Scavullo: 1948-1984, pp. 148-9); 41 1/4  by 41 1/4  in.  (104.8 by 104.8 cm.).... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2014

A pair of emerald, diamond and onyx ear pendants, by Fred Leighton

A pair of emerald, diamond and onyx ear pendants, by Fred Leighton. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Of modern manufacture in the 'Art Deco' style, each mounted with a detachable drop composed of an emerald bead with onyx, carved emerald, faceted diamond and diamond-set openwork rondelles to the pavé-set diamond and Calibré-cut emeralds of foliate design, 8cm long. One ear pendant signed FL for Fred Leighton (2). Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $25,000 Christie's. JEWELS AND WATCHES: THE DUBAI SALE. 28 April 2010.... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2014

A pair of jade diamond and onyx ear pendants, by Fred Leighton

A pair of jade diamond and onyx ear pendants, by Fred Leighton. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Each ear pendant set with a carved jade panel depicting an oriental tree and bird motif to the micro pavé-set diamond surround, each panel suspended from two terminals composed of brilliant-cut diamonds with barrel and circular-shaped jade beads and onyx detail to the onyx and diamond foliate surmount, 9.5cm long, each stamped "18K750" (2). Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $16,250 Christie's. JEWELS AND WATCHES: THE DUBAI SALE.... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2013

Carved jade, an ancient technique, is getting a modern makeover.

Crevoshay Lydia Courteille Erica Courtney Inbar Nina Runsdorf   Lagos Lucifer Vir Honestus Mikimoto Pomellato Simon Alcantara Fred Leighton Mimi So Carved jade, an ancient technique, is getting a modern makeover. By ROXANNE ROBINSON with contributions from Hailey Shellhammer http://www.wwd.com
28 novembre 2011

10 carat yellow diamond ring, estimated at $100,000+, leads jewelry sale @ Heritage Auctions

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Ring, Underwood's. Photo courtesy Heritage Auctions DALLAS, TX.- A Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Ring, custom-made by Underwood's, is expected to bring in excess of $100,000 when it comes to auction on Dec. 5 as the lead lot in Heritage Auctions' Fine Jewelry Signature(r) Auction, being held at the company's Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. The ring, featuring a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow diamond... [Lire la suite]