21 avril 2022

Christie’s Hong Kong presents Magnificent Jewels Spring Auction Highlights

An Exceptional Jadeite Bead Necklace. Estimate: HK$55 million – 85 million/ US$7 million – 11 million. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2022. Hong Kong – On 25 May, Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels will host its highly-anticipated Spring live auction, presenting more than 170 lots of extraordinary and rare treasures, ranging from exquisite jadeites, dazzling coloured and colourless diamonds, sensational rubies, emeralds and sapphires, to wondrous natural pearls. Leading the sale is an exceptional Jadeite Bead Necklace... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2020

Tiancheng International announces highlights included in the Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction

  HONG KONG.- Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction will take place on 28 November, offering a dazzling array of treasures. Leading the auction is a 6.70-Carat Natural Fancy Deep Yellow Diamond of intense colour and vivacity. Another star item is a 10.18-Carat D Colour Internally Flawless Type IIa Diamond that boasts superb clarity and luminescence. The sale will also showcase a stellar line-up of jadeite pieces, including a pair of Jadeite “Double Hoop” Earrings and a Jadeite “Guanyin” Pendant,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935

  Lot 211. Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 1,314,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The graduated single-strand composed of 51 natural pearls measuring approximately 11.5 to 5.8 mm., the clasp set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.70 carats, length 17½ inches, signed Cartier, Paris, numbered 42335, French workshop and French assay marks.  Note: Accompanied by GIA... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2019

Natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 128. Natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 250,000. Price realised CHF 711,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Sixty-three and fifty-nine graduated natural pearls of approximately 11.65 to 5.95 mm, baguette and kite-shaped diamonds, platinum and gold, 47.5 cm. SSEF, 2019, report no. 108873: 122 saltwater natural pearls. Note: The origin of pearls is still a matter of great interest among gemmologists. We know that they are formed by oysters and mussels but we are... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2019

A natural pearl and diamond necklace, Cartier

Lot 68. A natural pearl and diamond necklace, Cartier. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. Price realised USD 1,095,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. A graduated strand of thirty-seven round to oval natural pearls of 14.00 to 7.05 mm, old-cut marquise-shaped diamond, platinum (French marks), 15 ¼ ins., unsigned, partial maker's mark, red Cartier soft case. SSEF, 2016, report no. 85153: 37 natural pearls, saltwater, with Appendix letter attesting to the 'extraordinary characteristics' of the necklace. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

Natural pearl and diamond necklace, 19th century and later

Lot 351. Natural pearl and diamond necklace, 19th century and later. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 CHF. Lot sold 250,000 CHF. Courtesy Sotheby's Designed as a graduated line of button shaped pearls suspending a fringe of natural pearl drops measuring from approximately 12.90 x 14.00 x 17.00mm to approximately 9.45 x 9.80 x 12mm, accented with rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 380mm. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 106333, stating that the nineteen drop-shaped pearls,... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2018

A Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Lot 756. A Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace. Estimate HKD 650,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 83,161 - 127,940). Lot sold HKD 885,000 (USD 113,227).© Poly Auctions Composed of five strand of graduated natural pearl measuring from approximately 7.38 mm- 3.75 mm, the clasp decorated with circular-cut diamonds, of open petal design, mounted in 18K gold, 43.5 cm long. Poly Auctions. Important Jewels and Prestige Collections, Grand Lisboa Hotel Macau, 29 November 2018
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28 novembre 2017

A natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 167. A natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 132,800 - USD 159,360). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Composed of five rows of 90, 93, 96, 104 and 106 natural pearls, measuring approximately 3.60 - 8.35mm, to an old-cut diamond openwork twin trefoil and scroll design panel clasp, panel circa 1910 later converted to a clasp, 52.0cm. Accompanied by report no. 81545 dated 31st August 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2017

An Early Twentieth Century Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, by Tiffany & Co., Circa 1910

Lot 585. An Early Twentieth Century Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, by Tiffany & Co., Circa 1910. Estimate HK$ 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 (€220,000 - 330,000). Sold for HK$ 2,250,000 (€242,603). Photo: Bonhams. The necklace composed of eighty-one graduated round to off-round natural pearls, measuring 10.1-5.1mm, completed by a marquise-cut diamond weighing 2.97 carats, signed Tiffany & Co., length 62.0cm Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural pearls are of saltwater origin. Report number... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2017

Natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 165. Natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 125,000 — 250,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's Composed of a graduated row of natural pearls measuring from approximately 3.60 to 9.25mm, the clasp millegrain-set with a marquise-shaped diamond, length approximately 1000mm.. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 93610, stating that the one hundred and eighty-six pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 15 nov. 2017, 10:30 AM
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