01 janvier 2017

The Top 20 Jewels Sold in 2016 at Christie's

  The Oppenheimer Blue. A 14.62 ct fancy vivid blue rectangular-cut diamond. Price realised CHF 56,837,000 (USD 58,002,681) at Christie's Geneva, 18 May 2016, lot 242. WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR ANY JEWEL. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The Cullinan Dream. A magnificent 24.18 carats cut-cornered rectangular mixed-cut fancy intense blue, natural color, VS2 clarity  diamond ring. Price realised USD 25,365,000 at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2016

A Pair of 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Enamel and Ruby Bead Convertible Bracelets/Necklace, Verdura

Lot 216. A Pair of 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Enamel and Ruby Bead Convertible Bracelets-Necklace, Verdura. Estimate $ 15,000-20,000. Sold for: $21,250. Photo Leslie Hindman consisting of two matching bracelets composed of 15 and 14 strands of ruby beads respectively, the beads measuring approximately 2.40-4.80 mm in diameter, each bracelet joined with two foliate motif gathers accented with translucent green enamel surrounding central domed clasps studded with post set ruby bead "berries" interspersed with... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2016

700+ jewels make the season bright at Sotheby's New York

 Lot 457. Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Mystery-Set Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD & Lot 458. Platinum, Mystery-Set Ruby and Diamond Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 125,000 — 175,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Just in time for the holidays, Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels auctions will be held in New York on 8 & 9 December 2016. Both sales feature a wonderful array of... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2016

Diamond ring by Verdura, ca 1950

      Lot 1082. Diamond ring by Verdura, ca 1950. Estimate: € 20000-25000. Photo Hampel. Ring size: 52-55. Ring head size: approximately 2.7 cm x 2.7 cm approx. Weight: approx 39.3 g. 18-ct yellow gold.Signed "VERDURA". Exceptionally magnificent engraved solid gold ring set with large and smaller old-cut diamonds, total ling approximately 5.94 ct (engraved). With size adjuster. Hampel. Jewelry. Thursday, September 22, 2016
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13 septembre 2016

Gold and diamond bracelet by Verdura, Ca. 1940

Lot 1083. Gold and diamond bracelet by Verdura, Ca. 1940. Estimate: € 25000-30000. Photo Hampel. Length: approx 20.5 g. Width: approx 2.7 cm.Weight: approx 170.5 g. Platinum and yellow gold. Signed "VERDURA". Extraordinary and highly decorative heavy gold rope chain bracelet with Applied central belt set with old-cut diamonds, total ling approximately 5.2 ct. Snap closure with safety catch. Hampel. Jewelry. Thursday, September 22, 2016
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04 juillet 2016

VERDURA JEWELLERY at Masterpiece London 2016

Fulco di VERDURA. 'Looped' earclips. Platinum and diamond. Price on request. Courtesy Verdura Jewellery Fulco di VERDURA. 'Pebble' bracelets. Price on request. Courtesy Verdura Jewellery Fulco di VERDURA. 'Curb-Link' bracelet and watch. Price on request. Courtesy Verdura Jewellery Fulco di VERDURA. 'Stardust' cluster earclips. Moonstone, diamond and platinum. Price on request. Courtesy Verdura Jewellery Fulco di VERDURA. 'Stardust' necklace. Moonstone, diamond and white... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2016

Diamond brooch, Verdura

Lot 338. Diamond brooch, Verdura. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 GBP (12,708 - 15,250 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  Designed as a swan, the body set with a baroque pearl, accented with circular- and single-cut diamonds and circular-cut pink sapphire eyes, signed Verdura.  Please note the pearl has not been tested for natural origin.. Bibliography: Corbett, Patricia. Verdura: The life and work of a master jeweler, pg. 140-141. Images of... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2016

The Jubilee Ruby at Christie's New York, 20 april 2016

The Jubilee Ruby, 15.99 carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring by Verdura. Estimate: $12,000,000 – 15,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 New York – Christie’s is proud to announce its global lineup of spring jewelry sales commencing in New York with the Magnificent Jewels auction on April 20.  With over 250 lots the sale features rare diamonds and colored stones as well as exceptional jewels from Buccellati, Cartier, David Webb, Graff, Harry Winston, Van Cleef & Arpels and more.  We are especially... [Lire la suite]
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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