06 décembre 2015

Royal jewels and rare gems achieve top prices at Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale

LONDON.- Christmas has come early for a number of lucky bidders following Bonhams London’s last Fine Jewellery sale of 2015.  Jewellery from celebrated designers including Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, along with a pair of exceptional Kashmir sapphires belonging to a European Princess, went under the hammer today (Saturday 5th December). Bidders in the saleroom, online and on the telephones, competed for the two top lots, both of which exceeded their high estimates. The fancy greyish-blue, 2.97cts... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2015

Van Cleef & Arpels Seven Seas Etoiles high jewellery ring

Van Cleef & Arpels Seven Seas Etoiles high jewellery ring in white gold, inspired by the Arabian Sea, set with an oval-cut 7.29ct Sri Lankan blue sapphire surrounded by round and baguette-cut diamonds and sapphires.
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19 octobre 2015

Bulgari high jewellery necklace

Bulgari high jewellery necklace set with a central Sri Lankan sapphire, sapphire beads, brilliant-cut diamonds and pavé diamonds.
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19 octobre 2015

Vintage hummingbird brooch in white gold from Careems Jewellers

Vintage hummingbird brooch in white gold from Careems Jewellers, set with Sri Lankan sapphires and tsavorites.
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19 octobre 2015

Sifani peacock necklace

Sifani white and pink gold peacock necklace, set with blue Sri Lankan sapphires, tsavorites, brown diamonds and diamonds.
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06 septembre 2015

A sapphire and diamond brooch-pendant, circa 1900

A Sri Lankan sapphire and diamond brooch-pendant, circa 1900. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€21,000 - 27,000).  Photo: Bonhams. Composed of two cushion-shaped sapphires framed by old brilliant-cut diamonds in individual collets, connected by a single and rose-cut diamond spacer, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, millegrain detail throughout, sapphires approximately 45.00 carats total, length 5.1cm Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the sapphires are of Sri Lankan origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2015

A mid 20th century sapphire and diamond ring

A mid 20th century 31.45 carats Sri Lankan sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate £40,000 - 60,000 (€55,000 - 82,000).  Photo: Bonhams. The large sugarloaf cabochon sapphire, weighing 31.45 carats, between stepped shoulders of baguette-cut diamonds,ring size H½ Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the sapphire is of Sri Lankan origin, with no indications of heating. Report number 81051, dated 2 July 2015. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 24 Sep 2015 12:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
06 septembre 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace, ring and earring suite

A Sri Lankan sapphire and diamond necklace, ring and earring suite. Estimate £80,000 - 120,000 (€110,000 - 160,000).  Photo: Bonhams. The necklace designed as a graduated series of claw-set oval-cut sapphire clusters, within double and single-tier brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, alternating with pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond cluster floral motifs, the earrings and ring en suite, sapphires approximately 128.00 carats total, diamonds approximately 84.80 carats total, necklace length 48.5cm, earring... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2015

Natural Pearl, Sapphire and Diamond Necklace

Natural Pearl, Sapphire and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 2,929,107 - 3,379,739 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. The triple-strand necklace composed of one hundred and thirty-seven graduated natural pearls measuring approximately 14.10 to 6.20mm, to a clasp of ribbon scroll motif set with three cushion-shaped sapphires, decorated by brilliant-cut and tapered baguette diamonds, the sapphires and diamonds together weighing approximately 28.94 and 4.00 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat white... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

Back on the Collection of Barbara Taylor Bradford at Bonhams, 5 Dec 2013

A magnificent 14.07 carats diamond single-stone ring, by David Morris. Estimated £330,000-£460,000. Sold for £446,500 (€626,139). Photo Bonhams The cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 14.07 carats, within an architectural scrolling mount of brilliant-cut diamonds in micro-pavé settings, signed David Morris, ring size O, maker's case Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is G colour, VS1 clarity. Report number 1152466968, dated 21 May 2013. "'When you wear this, you don't need any other... [Lire la suite]