11 juillet 2017

A moonstone, sapphire and gold necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 165. A moonstone, sapphire and gold necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Suspending a a V-shaped sculpted gold plaque of foliate motif, set with five oval moonstone cabochons, with circular-cut sapphire accents, to the graduating strand finelink and gold bead neckchain, spaced by collet-set oval moonstone cabochons, circa 1925, 25 ins.. Signed Tiffany & Co. Formely in... [Lire la suite]

21 novembre 2015

Tiffany jewelry trio highlight turn-of-the-century design brilliance at auction

  Antique Multi-Stone, Gold Collar Necklace, Paulding Farnham. Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000. © 2015 Heritage Auctions. DALLAS, TX.- A simply stunning Tiffany & Co. antique Multi-Stone, Gold Collar Necklace, designed by legendary Tiffany & Co. designer Paulding Farnham for his prominent New York in-laws — and descended in that same family for more than a century — leads a trio of exquisite Tiffany & Co. designed featured in Heritage Auctions' Dec. 7, 2015 Jewelry Signature® Auction. "Paulding... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2014

VERDURA JEWELLERY at MASTERPIECES London 2014

'Raja' Ring. Fulco di VERDURA. Green tourmaline, amethyst, diamond, platinum and gold. Sapphire necklace - Fulco di VERDURA. Cabochon Ceylon sapphire, diamond, platinum and gold. 'Lily' Bracelet - Fulco di VERDURA. Diamond, platinum and gold. 'Stardust' Cluster Earclips - Fulco di VERDURA. Moonstone, diamond and platinum. 'Comet' Earclips - Fulco di VERDURA. Diamond and platinum. 'Double Clip' Bracelet  - Fulco di VERDURA. Moonstone, diamond and platinum, convertible to a pair of clips. 'Raffia' Knot Bracelet... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2014

Imperial Topaz, Moonstone, & Diamond Pendant in Platinum

Imperial Topaz, Moonstone, & Diamond Pendant in Platinum. Photo courtesy Fourtane Imperial Topaz, Moonstone, & Diamond Pendant in Platinum - The pendent is designed around this fine Imperial Topaz of 25.47 carats, a beautiful reddish-orange hue. 1.15 carats of Diamonds encompass the gem with moonstones. The moonstones add their own glow, carrying glimpses of moonlight. It is an amazing handmade pendant with a gorgeous Imperial Topaz and a symphony of complimenting stones. It comes with a suiting diamond chain, carrying a... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2014

The "100 Carats Club". Large and Impressive Gem Moonstone -"A Member of the 100 Carats Club", India

The "100 Carats Club". Large and Impressive Gem Moonstone -"A Member of the 100 Carats Club", India. Photo Bonhams. A high domed oval cabochon of gem moonstone, displaying a pale celadon hue and a billowy adularescence. This is an exceptional stone for the collector of 100 cts+ gems, yet it can still be mounted and worn as an impressive statement jewel. Weighing approximately 128.5 carats and measuring 32.0 x 23.5 x 23.5mm. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) Bonhams. GEMS, MINERALS, LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART AND NATURAL... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2014

Double moonstone heart ring with seed pearls, probably English, 1880-90

Double moonstone heart ring with seed pearls, probably English, 1880-90. Photo courtesy The Three Graces During the late 19th century moonstone was adopted as an alternative to precious gems and was imbued with a mystery and aura that it aroused tender passions. Consequently, during this era it was cherished as a gift for lovers. The theme of the heart and crown dates back centuries, said to be one of Mary, Queen of Scots' emblems. Sold The Three Graces. www.georgianjewelry.com
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04 février 2014

Carved Moonstone Cameo at Nelson Rarities, Inc

Carved Moonstone Cameo, Rose-Cut Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby And Gold Brooch Of Queen Elizabeth I In Period Costume. Photo courtesy Nelson Rarities, Inc Victorian Carved Moonstone Cameo Mounted In A Carved Filigree Gold Ring. Photo courtesy Nelson Rarities, Inc Nelson Rarities, Inc. Two Monument Square. Seventh Floor. Box 453. Portland, Me 04112 - 1-800-882-3150 - www.nelsonrarities.com
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30 décembre 2013

Moonstone - Sonora, Mexico

Moonstone - Sonora, Mexico
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22 octobre 2013

A pair of moonstone, quartz and diamond ear clips by JAR

A pair of moonstone, quartz and diamond ear clips by JAR. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013. Each centering upon a high dome cabochon rose quartz, weighing approximately 17.32 carats, or moonstone, weighing approximately 15.79 carats, in a pavé-set diamond cage, to the single-cut diamond frame, mounted in silver, gold and platinum, 2001. Estimate: $44,460 – $66,690Notes: 'Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs Lily Safra', Christie's Geneva, 14 May 2012, Lot 14. Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 12 November 2013; Geneva -... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2013

The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels at Museum of London

The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels , London - Courtesy of Museum of London LONDON-  The Museum of London will open a major new exhibition investigating the secrets of the Cheapside Hoard. This extraordinary and priceless cache of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones – displayed in its entirety for the first time in over a century – was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar on Cheapside in the City of London.Through new research and state-of-the-art technology, the exhibition will showcase the... [Lire la suite]