23 juin 2022


René Boivin, Sapphire and diamond cocktail ring, France, circa 1965-1970. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Composed of a large emerald cut sapphire weighing approx. 17.04 cts., surrounded by 12 cullet set diamonds and 12 pear shaped sapphires to the circular cut diamond double band, mounted in 18 karat gold. Sapphire weight: approx. 17.04 cts. Total diamond weight: approx. 1.74 cts. Total weight pear shaped sapphires: approx. 4.80 ctsAccompanied by the gemological report of the Laboratoire Français de... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2021

TEFAF Online 2021 Unveils Masterworks Across all Collecting Categories and a Robust Lineup of Programming

  The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) announces extraordinary masterpieces and robust programming highlighting the second edition of TEFAF Online, live to visitors worldwide September 9—13, 2021, with an invite-only Early Access Day on September 8, 2021. The unparalleled variety and quality of the nearly 700 works hailing from more than 260 exhibitors from across the globe is highlighted by sixteen exemplary works offered by the world’s most distinguished dealers representing the breadth and splendor of art,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2021

René Boivin diamond 'Pampilles de feuilles' earrings-necklace-clip-brooch combination

Lot 131. René Boivin diamond 'Pampilles de feuilles' earrings-necklace-clip-brooch combination. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Old-cut diamonds, platinum and 18k white gold (French marks), earrings may be worn as clip-brooches, accompanied by a fitting for the earrings to be converted and worn as a necklace, circa 1950, maker's marks (Société René Boivin), gray René Boivin case. Size/Dimensions: each brooch 9.9 x 3.4 cm (3 7/8 x 1 ¼ in.); necklace 36 x 3.4 cm (14 ¼... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2021

From Empress Nam Phương of Vietnam (1914 - 1963), René Boivin Art Deco diamond necklace

Lot 94. René Boivin Art Deco diamond necklace. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Round and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, central two links detachable and may be worn as two clip brooches, circa 1935, unsigned. Size/Dimensions: 36.3 x 3.1 cm (14 ¼ x 1 ¼ in). Gross Weight: 166.9 grams.Françoise Cailles, 2010: Copy of Certificate of Authenticity. Provenance: Empress Nam Phương of Vietnam (1914 - 1963)Christie's, Geneva, 17 November 2010, lot 255. ... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2020

Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at Sotheby's Geneva, 11 November 2020

This November the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale presents iconic designs from the world’s most prestigious jewellery houses, such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier among others. The sale also features beautiful coloured diamonds, exceptional coloured stones and magnificent jewels from the early 19th century to the present day. Featured Highlights Lot 181. Important Ceylon sapphire and diamond parure, 1960s and later. Estimate: 500,000 - 800,000 CHF. Courtesy Sotheby's. Comprising: a... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2019

Tiffany & Co. fancy intense blue diamond ring to lead Phillips' Jewels Sale at $1.5-2.5 Million

Lot 228. Tiffany & Co. An Important 3.02 carats and VS2 clarity Fancy Intense Diamond and Platinum Ring. Estimate: $1,500,000 - 2,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips announced highlights from the New York Jewels auction on Monday, 9 December. Comprised of 228 lots, the sale will feature a strong selection of fancy and colorless diamonds, rare gemstones, and signed pieces by leading jewelry makers. Phillips will also host a dedicated online-only sale in tandem with... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2019

Les grands noms de la joaillerie chez Christie’s Paris - Le 5 décembre 2019

Bracelet Art Déco corail, émail et diamants, Cartier. Estimation €150,000-200,000 © Christie’s images Ltd 2019 Paris –Le 5 décembre, Christie’s proposera une vente de Joaillerie qui mettra à l’honneur les grands noms de la joaillerie à l’instar de René Boivin et Suzanne Belperron, Georges Fouquet et Jean Després, ainsi qu’une sélection de bijoux signés de la place Vendôme. La vente est composée de 267 lots dont l’estimation globale est comprise entre 3,700,000 € et 5,085,000 €. Violaine d’Astorg, Directrice du département... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2019

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acquires iconic René Boivin starfish brooch once owned by Claudette Colbert

Starfish brooch. Designed by: Juliette Moutard (French). For: René Boivin (French, founded in 1890). Fabricated by: Charles Profilet (French). Worn by: Claudette Colbert (American (born in France), 1903 – 1996), French, 1937. 18‑karat gold, ruby, amethyst. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has acquired an iconic piece of jewelry: a gold, ruby and amethyst starfish brooch made in 1937 by the Parisian house René Boivin and once owned by the Hollywood star Claudette... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2019

€5,915,313 for the Jewels sale at Christie's Paris, 13 June 2019

PARIS - The Jewellery department is delighted with these great results which confirmed the strong interest for magnificent jewels including those coming from Place Vendôme. Collectors are continuously eager to acquire creations signed by the prestigious names such as Van Cleef & Arpels with a beautiful diamond ring (8.94 carats) sold for €328,000 against a pre-sale estimate of €180,000-200,000 and a beautiful sapphire and diamond ring which sold four times its pre-estimate at €237,500. Further highlights included pieces by... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2019

Important diamonds and gemstones at Bonhams New York, 1st may 2019

New York - Bonhams announces highlights of its upcoming sale of New York Jewels on May 1, featuring a dazzling array of coloured and colourless diamonds, important gemstones, and signed designer jewels with estimates ranging from $5,000 up to $2 million. Leading the sale is an important fancy coloured diamond (estimate: $1,500,000-2,000,000). Graded Fancy Orangy-Pink and weighing 12.62 carats, diamonds of this size and colour are exceptional and rarely come up for auction. Lot 116. An Important 12.62 carats Fancy... [Lire la suite]
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