23 mai 2016

An Impressive 73.23 carats Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Necklace

Lot 617. An Impressive 73.23 carats Ceylon Royal Blue Sapphire and Diamond Necklace. Estimate HK$ 4.5 million - 5.5 million (€520,000 - 630,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut sapphire, weighing 73.23 carats, within a pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond surround, suspended from an oval-link chain accented by similarly cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 25.00 carats total, necklace length 44.0cm, pendant length 5.8cm, pendant detachable  Accompanied by a Gubelin report stating that the natural sapphire has no... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2016

A sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Bvlgari

Lot 228. A sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Bvlgari. Estimate CHF90,000 – CHF130,000 ($92,704 - $133,906). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with eleven graduated oval-cut sapphires, within a baguette and rectangular-cut diamond geometric surround, 17.0 cm, mounted in platinum and gold, in blue leather Bulgari case. Signed Bvlgari Accompanied by report no. 85411 dated 6 April 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of 10 sapphires is Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and 1 sapphire is... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

A sapphire, ruby and diamond fringe necklace, by Bulgari

Lot 61. A Burma sapphire, ruby and diamond fringe necklace, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF250,000 – CHF300,000 ($261,561 - $313,873). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set to the front with oval-cut sapphire and diamond clusters interspersed by cabochon rubies and diamond trefoils, suspending eleven similarly-set graduated tassels, to the circular-cut diamond and cabochon ruby necklace, 41.0 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Bvlgari Accompanied by report nos. 16020143/1 to 14 dated 2 March 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2015

An important sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 141. An important 5.23 carats Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring. Sold for US$ 269,000 (€245,729). Photo: Bonhams. set with an oval-cut sapphire, weight 5.23 carats, flanked by half-moon-cut diamonds; mounted in platinum; size 6 Accompanied by AGL report #CS 71620, dated November 10, 2015, stating the sapphire is: Kashmir origin, no indications of heat or clarity enhancement. Accompanied by GIA reports #2145141415 and #1142141404, dated December 15, 2011 and November 30, 2011, stating that the diamonds... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2015

Royal jewels and rare gems achieve top prices at Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale

LONDON.- Christmas has come early for a number of lucky bidders following Bonhams London’s last Fine Jewellery sale of 2015.  Jewellery from celebrated designers including Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, along with a pair of exceptional Kashmir sapphires belonging to a European Princess, went under the hammer today (Saturday 5th December). Bidders in the saleroom, online and on the telephones, competed for the two top lots, both of which exceeded their high estimates. The fancy greyish-blue, 2.97cts... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2015

A fine sapphire and diamond ring, by Harry Winston, 1974

  A fine 13.20 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, by Harry Winston, 1974. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€61,000 - 97,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut sapphire, weighing 13.20 carats, flanked by a pair of trillion-cut diamonds, signed Winston, ring size 7 Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural Royal Blue sapphire has no indication of thermal treatment and originates from Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Report number 81943, dated 25 September 2015. Also accompanied by an... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $130,000 – $180,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of eight oval-cut sapphires and circular-cut diamond clusters, centering upon a detachable cushion-cut sapphire, to the circular-cut diamond surround, spaced by marquise and circular-cut diamond links to the circular-cut diamond backchain, 16 1/2 ins. (may also be worn as a bracelet), with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels,... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2015

An impressive sapphire and diamond dress ring, by Van Cleef and Arpels, 1946

An impressive 34.25 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond dress ring, by Van Cleef and Arpels, 1946. Estimate HK$ 1.2 million - 1.5 million (€140,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut sapphire, between arched shoulders set with old brilliant-cut diamonds, within a polished surround accented by similarly cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 2.00 carats total, sapphire approximately 34.25 carats, signed Van Cleef and Arpels, numbered, ring size 6½ Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A cushion and oval-cut Cambodia, Kashmir and Burma sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of eleven cushion and oval-cut sapphires and circular-cut diamond clusters, centering upon a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 7.02 carats, spaced by marquise and circular-cut diamond links to the marquise and circular-cut diamond backchain, mounted in platinum, 14½ ins., may also be worn as... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace

A Ceylon cushion and oval-cut sapphire and diamond necklace. Estimate $375,000 – $475,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of nine cushion and oval-cut sapphires, weighing from approximately 26.86 to 4.71 carats, each within a two-row circular-cut diamond surround, to the circular-cut diamond backchain, mounted in platinum, 17 ins. With report CS 66153 dated 13 February 2015 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the... [Lire la suite]