25 décembre 2013
Medusa Necklace By Damiani. White gold, diamonds (Ct 12,44), sapphires (Ct 127,86).
30 juillet 2013
Queen Charlotte's Notebook, England, c.1765. Tortoiseshell, gold, diamonds, 11.0 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm. RCIN 46707. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Made for Queen Charlotte, c.1761-1770; Lady Mount Stephen; by whom presented to Queen Mary before 1920. Exhibited at Schloss Güstrow, Schwerin, Germany, in '1000 Jahre Mecklenburg', 1995, p338, no 6.28 Exhibited at the Queen's Gallery, in 'George III Collector and Patron', 1974-5, p64, no.105 Queen Mary, consort of King George... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2013
Hemmerle Necklace, carved stone, diamonds, peridot, smoky quartz, bronze, white gold – Photo courtesy of Hemmerle The inspirational stone, an antique piece of carved marble given to Hemmerle by a prominent Chinese art collector, cheerfully depicts the face of an ancient Chinese figure of Confucius charm. Hemmerle's latest creation to be exhibited at Masterpiece London. (source http://www.jewelsdujour.com)
09 juin 2013
Cameo Ring with Marie Antoinette and the Dauphin, French, late 18th century, gold, silver, diamonds, sardonyx, 3/4 x 11/16 in. (1.9 x 1.7 cm). The Walters Art Museum The rectangular bezel of this ring is set with a sardonyx cameo featuring portrait busts of Queen Marie Antoinette of France (1755-93) and her son the Dauphin (1785-95). The cameo is surrounded by a border of diamond sparks in silver mounts (collets). The forked shoulders each enclose a tulip originally set with a crystal and connect to the channeled... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2013
Art Nouveau brooch in yellow gold representing a stylised papyrus ornated with horn, diamonds, mother of pearl and enamel, Georges Fouquet, circa 1903.
01 janvier 2013
Pendant with a Personification of Fortitude. German, ca. 1625-1650, gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies, pearls; 5 in. (12.7 cm). The Art Walters Museum. The chain and attachments with surrounding flourishes are 19th-century repairs and embellishments, probably by Reinhold Vasters (1827-1909).
15 octobre 2012
Fantasy fish brooch in sapphires, pearls, diamonds, and gold by Autore.
15 octobre 2012
Mt Fuji landscape brooch, Bulgari, diamonds, mother of pearl sky, enamel.
14 octobre 2012
Chaumet Necklace in white gold, diamonds and blue chalcedony drop, set with four blue sapphires and two violet sapphires with a total weight of thirty-one carats.Chaumet Necklace in white gold, diamonds and blue chalcedony drop, set with four blue sapphires and two violet sapphires with a total weight of thirty-one carats. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012
05 septembre 2012
Ganjam's Kalgi brooch from their Nizam Collection with detachable feather, green tourmalines, yellow sapphires, pearl and diamonds set in yellow gold.