18 janvier 2016

Amethyst and Aquamarine Necklace by Verdura

Amethyst and Aquamarine Necklace by Verdura at M.S. Rau Antiques
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05 décembre 2015

A multi-strand aquamarine bead and gold necklace, by Verdura

Lot 502. From the Estate of Carroll Petrie. A multi-strand aquamarine bead and gold necklace, by Verdura. Estimate: $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of twelve strands of faceted aquamarine beads, joined to a fluted gold three-row clasp, length adjustable, mounted in 18k gold, in a Verdura light blue leather envelope case. Signed Verdura Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 10 December 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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28 septembre 2015

Emerald and diamond necklace by Verdura

22.975 ct Columbian Emerald and diamond necklace by Verdura. Estimate : 35 000 € / 45 000 €. Lot sold 85.000 €. Photo Hampel. Necklace length: ca. 39 cm. Weight: ca. 62 g. Platinum and 18 ct yellow gold. Necklace signed “VERDURA”, pendant signed “B.S.&F”. Accompanied by a report from SSEF no. 77264 dated October 2014. Premium, elegant necklace in rope chain look with fine brilliant-cut diamonds and baguette-cut diamonds, altogether ca. 13.5 ct, and a magnificent, older pendant with vividly... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2015

Diana Vreeland & Verdura Cuff-Bracelets

Diana Vreeland & Verdura Cuff-Bracelets. Photo: Sotheby's. To this day Verdura sells Byzantine-inspired cuff-bracelets named after fashion icon Diana Vreeland. Wear the two together for a very Vreeland look! Francesco Scavullo (1921-2004), Diana Vreeland, gelatin silver print, the photographer's credit stamp on the reverse, 1975, printed later (Scavullo: 50 Years p. 34); 9 1/2  by 9 1/2  in.  (24.1 by 24.1 cm.). Estimate 800 — 1,200 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. ... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2015

A Pair of 18 Karat Two Tone Gold, Cultured South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earclips, Verdura

A Pair of 18 Karat Two Tone Gold, Cultured South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earclips, Verdura. Estimate $ 3,000-5,000 © 2015 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. containing two baroque pearls measuring approximately 17.73 x 14.66 mm and 17.37 x 13.74 mm respectively, the pearls studded with 10 bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.67 carat total. Stamp: Verdura. Accompanied by a pouch signed Verdura.  Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  Important Jewelry / Estate of Rita Dee... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2015

Pair of 18ct gold, amethyst and tourmaline 'Byzantine' drop earrings, Verdura

Pair of 18ct gold, amethyst and tourmaline 'Byzantine' drop earrings, Verdura. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Each surmount collet-set with a faceted hexagonal-shaped amethyst suspending a similarly set circular-cut tourmaline terminating in a lozenge-shaped amethyst swing drop, length approximately 50mm, signed Verdura, post and clip fittings. Sotheby's. Important Jewels, 31 Aug 2015, Sydney, 6 PM


06 juillet 2015

VERDURA JEWELLERY at Masterpiece London 2015

Fulco di VERDURA, Emerald ‘Scarf’ Necklace. VERDURA JEWELLERY at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A7. Fulco di VERDURA, “Theodora” Cuffs - 75th Anniversary Limited Edition. VERDURA JEWELLERY at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A7. Fulco di VERDURA, Sapphire Necklace. Cabochon Ceylon sapphire, diamond, platinum and gold. VERDURA JEWELLERY at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A7. Fulco di VERDURA, 'Stardust' Cluster Earclips. Moonstone, diamond and platinum. VERDURA JEWELLERY at... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

Pink Tourmaline Jewelry

Wallace Chan ’Vividity’ brooch, with a rare elbaite tourmaline in the centre. In this portrait of Empress Dowager Tz’u Hsi, it appears that a large pink tourmaline, along with a number of pearls, adorns her headdress. Image: Chinese School/Bridgeman Art Library/Getty Hemmerle often incorporates large, vivid colored pink tourmalines and rubellites in their jewelry. These rubellite and pink sapphire earrings are a fine example of the prized pink stones. An oval rubellite is accented by blue and violet sapphires and oval... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

Verdura's 75th Anniversary Collection

The Verdura Scarf emerald necklace, from the 75th Anniversary Collection, has been recreated for the first time since it was designed by Verdura in 1941 at the request of Dorothy Paley Hirshon. The 75th Anniversary Collection Verdura Basket cuff has been recreated to celebrate an early 1940s archival design by Verdura featuring cabochon sapphires and diamonds surrounded by gold with a woven appearance. Verdura's 75th Anniversary Collection gold and diamond Feather bracelet was crafted from the same jewellery mold as the Indian... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2014

Emerald and diamond brooch, Verdura, 1950s

Emerald and diamond brooch, Verdura, 1950s. Photo Sotheby's Set with a cabochon emerald within a frame of cross motifs set with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Verdura, French import mark, case stamped Verdura. Estimation 32,000 — 42,000 GBP Arguably one of the most glamorous and romantic figures of 20th century jewellery design, Fulco Santostefano della Cerda, Duke of Verdura and Marquis of Murata la Cerda, was born in Palermo in 1898, into a world best described in his cousin Guiseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel, Il Gattopardo.... [Lire la suite]
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