23 février 2015

Pink Tourmaline Jewelry

Wallace Chan ’Vividity’ brooch, with a rare elbaite tourmaline in the centre. In this portrait of Empress Dowager Tz’u Hsi, it appears that a large pink tourmaline, along with a number of pearls, adorns her headdress. Image: Chinese School/Bridgeman Art Library/Getty Hemmerle often incorporates large, vivid colored pink tourmalines and rubellites in their jewelry. These rubellite and pink sapphire earrings are a fine example of the prized pink stones. An oval rubellite is accented by blue and violet sapphires and oval... [Lire la suite]

01 août 2014

The "100 Carats Club". Impressive and Prodigious Pink Tourmaline, Mozambique

The "100 Carats Club". Impressive and Prodigious Pink Tourmaline, Mozambique. Photo Bonhams. With a "padparadscha-esque" color both pink and orange hues in a subtle combination, this tourmaline is a stunning gemstone. Dodecaheron in face-up outline, the table bears checkerboard facets that enliven the stone and bring out its pleochroism, while the step-cut pavillion permits a view into its highly transparent interior. This is a rare stone for the collector of gems weighing over 100 carats, but it is also still of wearable size for... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2014

Foxglove brooch, Rene Boivin, 1944, gold, pink tourmaline, amethyst, olivine

Foxglove brooch, Rene Boivin, 1944, gold, pink tourmaline, amethyst, olivine.
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01 mai 2014

A pink tourmaline 'Double-gourd' pendant, 18th-19th century

A pink tourmaline 'Double-gourd' pendant, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pendant is carved in the form of two double-gourds growing from a vine with three monkeys clambering on it, and a bat to the reverse. The stone is of a vibrant pink tone. 2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high. Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($8,405 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

A pink tourmaline 'Three rams' carving, 19th-20th century

A pink tourmaline 'Three rams' carving, 19th-20th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The carving depicts three recumbent rams beneath a circular orb emerging from scrolling clouds, inscribed with the character ri meaning sun. The stone is of an attractive bright pink tone. 1 ? in. (4.2 cm.) long. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,086 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

Two pink tourmaline snuff bottles, 19th century

Two pink tourmaline snuff bottles, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The first bottle is of flattened form with tapered sides and is carved with nine bats, two of which are supporting a coin between their wings. The second bottle is of double gourd form with two smaller double gourds amongst leafy tendrils carved in high relief; both with stoppers, one with coral section. The largest, 2 ? in. (6 cm.) high. Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($8,405 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014,... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2014

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The recumbent beast is carved with the legs tucked under the body and its trunk curled to one side. The stone is of an attractive and even bright pink tone. 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) long. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,448 - $20,172) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pendant is carved in the form of a crouching bear with its head turned sharply backwards towards the eagle resting upon its back. The stone is of a pale pink tone with some orange inclusions. The tassle with a coral bead. 1 ? in. (4.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,086 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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30 décembre 2013

Tourmaline

Tourmaline Pink Tourmaline Tourmaline Bluish-green Tourmaline
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29 juillet 2013

Multicolored Jade and Pink Tourmaline Snuff Bottle

Multicolored Jade and Pink Tourmaline Snuff Bottle. Photo Doyle New York Metal, the bottle composed of mottled light green, lavender and mustard yellow jade, topped by a metal cap centering one tumbled cabochon pink tourmaline. 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000. Sold for $3,750 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry. Monday, April 16, 2012 -http://www.doylenewyork.com/