05 janvier 2014

Lacloche Frères 33.06 Carat Sapphire and Diamond Necklace

Lacloche Frères 33.06 Carat Sapphire and Diamond Necklace. Photo courtesy Lang Antiques. A rare, radiant and ravishing Art Deco necklace, circa 1930, by the eminent Madrid, Paris and London joaillier - Lacloche Frères, starring a gorgeous, serene cornflower blue sapphire with diamond like purity. The perfectly proportioned 33.06 carat emerald-cut sapphire is accompanied by an AGL - American Gemological Laboratory certificate stating: Provenance - Ceylon, Heat Enhancement - None, Clarity Enhancement - None. This enchanting... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2013

Gold, silver, sapphire and diamond necklace, Buccellati

Gold, silver, sapphire and diamond necklace, Buccellati. Photo Sotheby's The highly flexible necklace set with round and cushion-cut sapphires weighing approximately 17.50 carats, the bib centered by an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.20 carats, further set with numerous round, rose, single and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 11.00 carats, length 15¾ inches, signed Buccellati; bib detachable; early 1950s. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot. Vendu 53,125 USD  For nearly a century, the name... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2013

Platinum, sapphire and diamond necklace, France

Platinum, sapphire and diamond necklace, France. Photo Sotheby's.  The swag necklace of garland design, set with 18 cushion and oval-shaped sapphires weighing approximately 100.00 carats, accented by old mine, old European, single and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 10.75 carats, length 15¼ inches, with French marks, nine diamonds missing; circa 1910. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 USD James J. Hill, known as "The Empire Builder," founded Great Northern Railroad in 1866. This necklace belonged to his daughter Charlotte,... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2013

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by David Webb.

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by David Webb. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013  Set at the front with an oval cabochon sapphire, within a circular and baguette-cut diamond two-tiered surround, to the five-strand sapphire bead neckchain, intersected by two plaques and joined by a clasp of similar design, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, 16 ins., in a David Webb black leather box. Signed Webb for David Webb. Estimate: $120,000 – $180,000 With report CS 57102-1 dated 1 October 2013 from the American Gemological Laboratories... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2013

An antique sapphire and diamond necklace, by Biedermann

An antique sapphire and diamond necklace, by Biedermann. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  Designed as a graduated series of ten cushion-cut sapphire plaques, each with a pendant hook for suspension, set with rose-cut diamonds, within an old mine-cut diamond surround, spaced by detachable old-mine cut diamond links, mounted in silver-topped gold, circa 1850, 8½ ins. (plaques detach and may be worn as a bracelet). Signed Biedermann. Estimate: $400,000 – $600,000 With report CS 57304 dated 8 October 2013 from the American... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2013

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Buccellati, circa 1965

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Buccellati, circa 1965. Photo courtesy Bonhams Designed as a continuous row of pierced and textured links, alternating with brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a highly articulated cascade of brilliant-cut diamonds and pear-shaped sapphires, each with a fine claw setting, to a concealed clasp, diamonds approximately 19.40 carats total, sapphires approximately 16.00 carats total, signed Buccellati, accompanied by extra links, necklace length 35.2cm,... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2013

Sapphire and diamond necklace, 1940s

Sapphire and diamond necklace, 1940s. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as a fringe of graduated mixed-cut sapphires and circular-cut diamonds, with scroll terminals and diamond-set back chain, length approximately 425mm.  Accompanied by three reports from the SSEF no 33744, 33745 and 33746, dated 4 May 1999, stating that the three sapphires weighing 1.21, 2.80 and 7.55 carats are of Ceylon origin, with no indications of thermal treatment. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Genève | 13 nov. 2013 -... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2013

Natural pearl, sapphire and diamond necklace

Natural pearl, sapphire and diamond necklace. Photo Sotheby's. Composed of three graduated rows of natural pearls measuring from approximately 3.75 to 8.40mm, the clasp set with an oval sapphire within a frame of brilliant-cut diamonds, length of shortest row approximately 530mm. Estimation 185,000 - 275,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 69989, stating that the two hundred and ninety pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Geneva | 13 Nov... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2013

Sapphire and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1975

Sapphire and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1975. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a graduated row of oval sapphires and step-cut diamonds, length approximately 390mm, signed Bulgari, case stamped Bulgari. Estimation 148,000 - 205,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 69928, stating that the majority of the thirty-three sapphires are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating; a few sapphires could not be tested for origin due to the settings. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Geneva |... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2013

Sapphire and diamond necklace, Harry Winston

Sapphire and diamond necklace, Harry Winston. Photo Sotheby's. Of graduated fringe design, featuring cushion- and pear-shaped sapphires, framed and embellished with marquise-, pear-shaped, and brilliant-cut diamonds,length approximately 405mm, signed Winston, mark for Jacques Timey, fitted case by Harry Winston. Estimate 450,000 — 720,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 69962, stating that the majority of the twenty-two sapphires are of Ceylon origin, a few of Burmese origin, all with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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