25 décembre 2015

An important sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 149. An important 29.74 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring. Sold for US$ 269,000 (€245,729). Photo: Bonhams. set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 29.74 carats, enhanced with a diamond pavé-set split shank; mounted in 18k white gold; size 6 1/4 Accompanied by AGL report #CS 37847, dated July 6, 2005, stating the sapphire is: Classic Ceylon (Sri Lankan) origin, no clarity or heat enhancement. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 8 Dec 2015 10:00 EST, NEW YORK
30 novembre 2015

Jewellery from celebrated designers along with gems from a European Princess for auctions at Bonhams

 A 2.97 carats fancy grayish blue diamond ring, by Andrew Grima, 1971. Estimate £500,000 - 700,000 (€710,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - Leading the sale is a fancy greyish-blue, 2.97cts step-cut diamond ring by the society jeweller to the royals and the stars in the sixties and seventies Andrew Grima estimated at £500,000-700,000. A 2.97 carats fancy grayish blue diamond ring, by Andrew Grima, 1971. Estimate £500,000 - 700,000 (€710,000 - 1 million). Photo:... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2015

A Fine Sapphire and Diamond Ring

A Fine 4.37 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate 67,500 – 82,500 USD (63,000 – 77,000 EUR). © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 4.37 carats, flanked by a pair of trilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum With report 2165080219 dated 27 May 2014 from the Gemological Institute of America stating natural sapphire, geographic origin Kashmir, no indication of heating. With report 12110169 dated 24 April 2014 from the Gubelin Gem Lab... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2015

Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction 2015 to take place on 6 December

  HONG KONG.- Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction 2015 will be held on 6 Dec 2015 (Sunday), 1pm, and preview will be held from 28 Nov to 5 Dec (10:00 am to 6:00pm), at 30/F Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong. This autumn, Tiancheng International offers over 280 lots of finest jewellery and jadeite pieces totalling over HK$280 million/US$36 million. The forthcoming auction will highlight an array of exceptional jewels, including the magnificent Natural Unheated Burmese... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2015

Sapphire and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century

5.07 carats Kashmir sapphire and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century. Estimate 130,000 — 180,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Claw-set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 5.07 carats within a double frame of circular-cut diamonds, brooch fitting detachable, hinged pendant bail. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 14100041 and SSEF report no. 81863, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 1 dec. 2015, 10:00 AM
03 novembre 2015

A set of sapphire and diamond jewellery, by Buccellati

A set of sapphire and diamond jewellery, by Buccellati. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,247 - $20,330). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprising a ring centering a cushion-shaped sapphire, to the textured gold chevron openwork mount with rose-cut diamonds, a pair of ear clips en suite, ring size 5½, mounted in gold, in blue leather Buccellati case. Signed Buccellati (2) The property of an Italian collector  Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 10 November 2015, Geneva


30 octobre 2015

Cartier's ‘Wild Cats’ at Christie's Geneva, Magnificent Jewels, 10 November 2015

Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Exotic, ferce and elegant, the ‘wild cats’ are much more than a symbol in the world of fne jewellery. They are the epitome of extreme femininity, a tribute to the delicateness and power of women nicely wrapped in diamonds and gold by Cartier. A Century ago, the frst ‘Great Cat’ motif entered the Cartier family by means of an onyx-spotted panther pattern wristwatch created by the famous French designer Charles Jacqueau. Through the years, the initial pattern has evolved to fully... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

Sapphire and diamond bracelet, Alexandre Reza

Sapphire and diamond bracelet, Alexandre Reza. Estimate 245,000 — 440,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with eleven oval and cushion-shaped sapphires, highlighted with clusters of marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 190mm, signed A. Reza, French assay and maker's marks, box stamped Alexandre Reza. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 68723, stating that ten sapphires are of Burmese origin, one is of Ceylon origin, all with no indications of heating.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

Very fine sapphire and diamond ring

Very fine 40.13 carats Mogok Burmese 'Royal Blue' sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate 780,000 — 1,360,000 CHF.Photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 40.13 carats, within a surround of marquise-shaped diamonds,size 48.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82356 and Gübelin report no. 9810043, dated 14 October 1998, each stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, 'royal blue' colour; together with an appendix letter... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

Important sapphire and diamond ring

Important 16.40 carats Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate 1,750,000 — 2,730,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 16.40 carats, between baguette diamond shoulders, size 56. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 11085093 and AGL report no. CS 45823, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Notes: The world's finest and most sought-after sapphires are those coming from the legendary mines of Kashmir. They were... [Lire la suite]