04 avril 2014

Fine pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

Fine pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo Sotheby's Each suspending a natural pearl drop measuring approximately 10.40 - 10.50 x 17.40mm and 9.75 - 10.00 x 15.80mm respectively, surmounted by a natural pearl bead measuring approximately 7.83mm to 7.34mm and a button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 10.80 - 11.00 x 9.05mm and 10.60 - 11.00 x 7.80mm respectively, mounted in platinum and 18 karat white gold. Estimation 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 72649, dated 12... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2013

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The articulated 12.95mm and 11.05mm natural pearl drops with single-cut diamond caps, suspended from an openwork brilliant, single and baguette-cut diamond geometric surmount, diamonds approximately 3.15 carats total, later post fittings, length 5.8cm, pouch by Bulgari. Sold for £193,250 (€230,691) Accompanied by a certificate from SSEF stating that both pearls are natural, saltwater. Certificate number 61197, dated 28th October 2011. Accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2013

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of bi-coloured design, each line of collet-set old brilliant-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, suspending a 7.6mm or 8.5mm natural pearl drop, capped by rose-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 0.30ct total, length 3.0cm. Estimate £7,000 - 9,000 (€8,400 - 11,000) Accompanied by a report from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Report number 08090, dated 6th July 2013. Bonhams. JEWELLERY. London,... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2013

Natural pearl and diamond pendant

  Natural pearl and diamond pendant. Photo Sotheby's. The natural pearl drop suspended from a pear-shaped diamond surmount, to a trace link chain, length approximately 415mm. Estimation 4,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 5,000 GBP   Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 08506, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater.  Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 12 déc. 2013. www.sothebys.com
20 octobre 2013

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each brilliant and baguette-cut diamond furled foliate surmount, suspending a natural pearl drop measuring 9.2 - 10.1 x 17.8 mm and 9.3 - 10.5 x 17.5 mm, joined to a single-cut diamond cap, mounted in platinum, 4.8 cm long. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels. Price Realized $376,659 ACCOMPANIED BY REPORT NO. 67420 DATED 2 APRIL 2013 FROM THE SSEF SWISS GEMMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE STATING THAT THE ANALYSED PROPERTIES... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2013

The Mary Tudor Pearl

The Mary Tudor Pearl, 64.5 carats (258.12 grains) is the third largest well-formed pearl documented today. Exhibited by Symbolic & Chase at Masterpiece London. Piecing together scattered shreds of evidence from European royal inventories, historians have concluded that the pearl first appeared in records between 1526 and 1539 when it joined the magnificent jewelry collection of Empress Isabella of Portugal (1503-1539).  The pearl’s next custodian, Juana of Austria (1535-1573), inherited the pearl upon the Empress’ death in... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2013

A pair of antique natural pearl and diamond ear pendants

A pair of antique natural pearl and diamond ear pendants. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each natural pearl drop measuring approximately 19.4 and 18.0mm long respectively, to a rose-cut diamond-set cusp and similarly-set foliate surmount, mounted in silver and gold, 3.8cm long, post fittings, drops detachable, adapted. Price Realized : $67,025 Accompanied by report no.07707 dated 3 May 2013 from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory, London, stating the pearls are natural, saltwater (2) ... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2013

Attractive natural pearl, emerald and diamond brooch/pendant, circa 1925 - Sotheby's

Attractive natural pearl, emerald and diamond brooch/pendant, circa 1925 - Sotheby's The natural pearl drop measuring approximately 12.9 x 12.0 x 18.50mm, connected by a carved fluted emerald bead to an articulated surmount set with step-cut emeralds, cushion-shaped, circular-cut and baguette diamonds, pendant loops, detachable brooch fitting to reverse, French assay mark, accompanied by fine link chain highlighted with single-cut diamonds, length approximately 460mm. Estimate:  170,000 – 210,000 CHF ... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2013

 A delicate antique natural pearl and diamond brooch

 A delicate antique natural pearl and diamond brooch. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The base set with a natural button-shaped pearl, measuring approximately 13.2-13.4 x 8.5 mm, in an old-cut diamond surround, extending five diamond-set branches, each suspending a fringe of natural pearl drops of graduating sizes (one pearl drop deficient), mounted in silver and gold, Portugal, circa 1885, 13.0 cm, in original Leitao e Irmao case. Estimate:  $356,028 – $463,915 Accompanied by report no. 67340 dated 22... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2013

Important and rare, pearl and diamond brooch, Mid 19th Century

Important and rare, pearl and diamond brooch, Mid 19th Century - Sotheby's Set to the surmount with an old mine diamond weighing 7.86 carats to a cut-down collet, suspending a natural pearl drop to a rose-cut, and old mine diamond cupola mount, pearl drop detachable, fitted case by Garrard & Co. Ltd. Goldsmiths, Jewellers. &c, To The King, By Special Appointment, To The Crown. 24 Albemarle St. W. Lot Sold: 900,200 CHF PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY Accompanied by GIA report no. 16381799, stating that the diamond is... [Lire la suite]


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