02 janvier 2014

Silver, Gold, Emerald Bead, Pearl, Diamond, Enamel, Seed Pearl and Coral Bead Tassel Pendant

Silver, Gold, Emerald Bead, Pearl, Diamond, Enamel, Seed Pearl and Coral Bead Tassel Pendant. Photo courtesy Doyle New York. The segmented pendant of finely detailed decoration applied with red and green enamel, edged and accented by rose-cut diamonds, spaced by 2 emerald beads approximately 16.0 x 17.2 x 13.2 mm. and 15.6 x 15.4 x 13.8 mm., joined by 4 pearls approximately 6.0 to 5.6 mm., supporting two multistrand seed pearl tassels tipped by coral beads, circa 1920, several diamonds missing. Emerald beads: medium green,... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2013


  AN ART DECO EMERALD, DIAMOND AND NATURAL PEARL BRACELET, BY CARTIER. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Set with three fluted emerald beads, spaced by single-cut diamond rondelles, flanked by two onyx beads, to the natural pearl bracelet, measuring from approximately 6.20 to 4.44 mm, joined by a marquise-cut diamond clasp, mounted in platinum, circa 1925, 7¼ ins., with French assay marks and maker’s mark, in a Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, Paris, no. 2318504. Estimate: $125,000 – $185,000 - Price Realized: $230,500... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2013

An important Indian emerald bead necklace and a ring, Late 19th Century

An important Indian emerald bead necklace and a ring, Late 19th Century - Sotheby's Designed as a series of thirty-three graduated carved melon-shaped emerald beads, together with a ring set with a tumbled emerald bead, ring signed Cartier Londres, length approximately 455mm, ring size 68, Lot Sold: 457,000 CHF FORMERLY PROPERTY OF "FLORENCE" LADY TRENT LITERATURE: Cf: Cartier, Hans Nahelhoffer, Thames & Hudson, 2007 page 254 for an example of a Cartier necklace incorporating Indian... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2012

A diamond, emerald and natural pearl sautoir

A diamond, emerald and natural pearl sautoir. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Comprising one hundred and forty-five natural pearls, designed as a graduated strand spaced by emerald and rose-cut diamond beads, to the emerald and rose-cut diamond terminal and tassel, mounted in silver and gold, 34½ ins. Estimate $600,000 - $800,000. Price Realized $722,500 With report 62097 dated 10 February 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2012

An emerald and diamond necklace

An emerald  and diamond necklace. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The two strands of thirty-three and thirty-one graduated emerald beads, measuring approximately 17.0 to 7.4 mm and weighing a total of approximately 598.71 carats, gathered by an oval-shaped bombé clasp set with emeralds in a diamond-set foliate surround, mounted in platinum and gold, 39.0 cm. Lot 31 Estimate CHF370,000 - CHF550,000 Accompanied by report no. 62002 dated 6 February 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2012

Emerald and pearl sautoir and bracelet, assembled by Suzanne Belperron, circa 1930

Emerald and pearl sautoir and bracelet, assembled by Suzanne Belperron, circa 1930. Photo Sotheby's The sautoir strung with polished emerald beads suspending two detachable tassels, the back accented with two cultured pearls and a clasp set with similar gems, length approximately 835mm, the tassels are a later addition, the bracelet composed of two rows of emeralds and a central line of cultured pearls and emeralds, length approximately 185mm, clasp with French assay and maker's marks for René... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2011

A pair of emerald and diamond pendant earclips

A pair of emerald and diamond pendant earclips. Photo Bonhams each designed as a fluted emerald bead, measuring approximately 16.0 x 12.5 x 8.0mm., suspended from a line of marquise and round brilliant-cut diamonds and further old pear-shaped diamond surmount; estimated total diamond weight: 4.00 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 2in.. Sold for US$18,750 Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 13 Dec 2011. New York, California, Los Angeles and California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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15 décembre 2011

Diamonds attracted a crowd @ the Bonhams Fine Jewelry auction

An art deco emerald bead, onyx and diamond necklace, Cartier, circa 1925. Photo Bonhams NEW YORK, N.Y.- Outstanding colored and colorless diamonds highlighted the Fine Jewelry sale on December 13 at the New York headquarters of Bonhams. Due to trimulcasting to San Francisco and Los Angeles, large in-house participation, active international online and phone bidding, this holiday jewelry auction realized $4.83 million with 80% sold by lot. Matthew Girling, the Group Jewelry Director at Bonhams, states about the sale, “The sale... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2011

An Emerald and Diamond Brooch by Buccellati, circa 1925 - 1930

An Emerald and Diamond Brooch by Buccellati, circa 1925 - 1930. Photo courtesy Tiancheng International The flower motif design with three emerald beads as flowers completed by a textural stem with pave - set rose - cut diamond leaves, mounted in silver and gold - ormulu. Signed M. Buccellati. Estimate HK$105,000 - 155,000 US$13,500 - 20,000Tiancheng International. Hong Kong Autumn Auction 2011. 28 Nov 2011 www.tianchengauction.com
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20 décembre 2010

Indian jewelry @ Doyle New York, Important Estate Jewelry, December 8, 2010

Indian Gold, Ruby and Emerald Bead Necklace. photo Doyle New York The stylized floret plaques set with 63 round rubies, spaced by fancy-shaped plaques set with 44 oval rubies, total approximately 21.00 cts., all spaced by 20 emerald beads approximately 5.8 to 5.6 mm., approximately 35.2 dwt. Length 20 1/2 inches. Rubies: bright rich pinkish-red, well-matched, minor table edge abrasions, not visible to eye, lively. Emerald beads: deeper green than photo. Gold: rich yellow gold color. Good condition. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Sold... [Lire la suite]

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