06 février 2016

A suite of conch pearl, spinel and diamond jewellery

A suite of conch pearl, spinel and diamond jewellery. Estimate HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,200,000 ($129,585 - $155,502). Price Realized HK$1,200,000 ($155,502) © Christie's Image 2005 The fringe of conch pearls and cabochon spinels with marquise and circular-cut diamond spacers and backchain, and a pair of ear pendants en suite, necklace 39.5 cm, ear pendants 3.0 cm (3). Lot 2229 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELLERY AND JADEITE JEWELLERY, 29 November 2005, Hong Kong
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06 février 2016

Art Deco brooch set with diamond emerald and conch pearl in the manner of Cartier

Art Deco brooch set with diamond emerald and conch pearl in the manner of Cartier. Estimate: £500 - £800. Hammer Price £9,400. Photo courtesy Ewbank's 2014 in millgrain setting, pearl measuring 11.48 x 9 x 7.28 mm diamond weight .6 . Brooch dimensions 4 cm x 1.6 cm, 3.5 grams total. Emerald dimensions 3.5 mm. Lot 152.  Ewbank's. Winter Fine Sale including Jewellery & Silver, 26th November 2014, 10:30am
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06 février 2016

Conch Pearls at Christie's, Important Jewellery, 6 December 2006, London, King Street

A pearl, conch pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate £ 8,000 - £10,000 ($15,768 - $19,710). Price Realized £9,600 ($18,922). © Christie's Image 2006 The collet-set diamond necklace with pearl spacers suspending a diamond line of similar design with central conch pearl and pearl drop, to the fine-link backchain, 38.6 cm. long, in green leather case. Lot 218.  Accompanied by report No. 978255 dated 29 July 2005 from the Precious Stone Laboratory, London, stating the lower pearl weighing 34.45... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2016

A Rare Antique Conch Pearl, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century

Lot 381: A Rare Antique Conch Pearl, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century. Hammer Price $44,000 CAN. Photo Dupuis Designed as a tapering fringe, embellished by a series of conch pearls alternated with pearls, terminals of old European-cut diamond trefoil motifs extending from a line of graduated old-cut diamonds, with a diamond-set knife-edge necklet, length 15 1/4 ins in necklace form, mounted in silver and gold, with tiara attachment fitting and original fitted box, pearls not tested for natural.
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10 novembre 2015

Rare & vintage gems shine at Freeman's November 2 Jewelry & Watches Auction

A plique-à-jour enamel, conch pearl, diamond, platinum and eighteen karat gold brooch, Marcus & Co., circa 1900. Sold for $161,000.   HILADELPHIA, PA.- Prominent designers and brilliant gems sparkled at Freeman’s November 2nd auction of Jewelry and Watches. Realizing over $1.76 million, the sale was highlighted by whimsical and unique pieces from makers such as David Webb and Marcus & Co., as well as impressive diamonds, attracting bidders from around the globe. "The market for rare and vintage... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2015

BOGH-ART at Masterpiece London 2015 (2)

Conch and cassis cornuta pearl earrings, set with diamonds and sapphires inlaid into mother of pearl. BOGH-ART at Masterpiece London 2015, stand B29. A bracelet set with a no-heat Burmese sapphire inlaid into white jade bangle with diamonds. BOGH-ART at Masterpiece London 2015, stand B29. BOGH-ART. Place des Bergues 1, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. T  +41 22 732 75 55 - E-mail contact@bogh-art.com - Website http://www.bogh-art.com  


09 mai 2015

Fine Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch" Caribbean Sea

Fine Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch" Caribbean Sea. Estimate: $US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Oval in form and even in its rose pink color--this is a collector's pearl of the highest rank. The flame pattern iridescence is exceptionally fine. Such fine conch pearls are now increasingly scarce in today's market. Weighing approximately 3.63 carats and measuring 10.0 x 7.5 x 6.0mm Bonhams. LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART, GEMSTONES AND MINERALS INCLUDING GOLD, 19 May 2015 10:00 PDT... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2015

Pair of Fine Conch Pearls, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea

Pair of Fine Conch Pearls, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea. Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000 (€4,500 - 6,200). Photo: Bonhams. A conch is one of a number of different species of medium-sized to large saltwater snails and their shells. True conchs are marine gastropod mollusks in the family Strombidae, and the most well known species is the Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch". The pearls they produce are calcareous concretions—that is they are non-nacreous and are made up of calcium carbonate (rather than aragonite which is... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2015

Bague ornée de deux perles fines et d'une conch pearl crème, grise et blanche épaulées de diamants taillés en brillant, 1930

Bague  ornée de deux perles fines et d'une conch pearl crème, grise et blanche épaulées de diamants taillés en brillant, Epoque 1930. Estimation : 5 000 € / 7 000 €. Photo Artcurial En or gris 18k (750) - Diam des perles : env. 10 mm - Poids brut : 10,67 g  Accompagnée d'un certificat du laboratoire LFG (2014) attestant pour la perle blanche : perle fine.  ARTCURIAL - BRIEST-POULAIN-F.TAJAN, Bijoux & Montres 1, le 13 Avril 2015 à 11h00. HÔTEL DASSAULT - 7 ROND POINT DES... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2015

Diamond and conch pearl "Renaissance-revival" brooch, French, circa 1870

Diamond and conch pearl "Renaissance-revival" brooch, French, circa 1870. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's The openwork cartouche decorated with 12 conch pearls in pastel hues of pink and peach, the center set with an old European-cut diamond of brownish color weighing approximately .95 carat, further decorated with approximately 25 old-mine diamonds in various hues including yellow, brown and pink, weighing approximately 4.00 carats, accented further with 3 seed pearls, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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