22 janvier 2013

Ring, Italy?, 16th-early 17th century, gold, turquoise and rock crystals.

Ring, Italy?, 16th-early 17th century, gold, turquoise and rock crystals.  Mined in Persia, turquoise is a soft porous mineral that has not survived the centuries well and is easily discolored even by the oils from the skin. It was highly prized in the Middle Ages for its talismanic virtues, promising contentment to the wearer, as well as protection against illness, drowning, poisoning, or having an accident while horseback riding...
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08 juin 2010

Two Central Javanese Period Gold Rings @ Theresa McCullough

Ring. Java, Central Javanese Period, 9th century. Solid cast and repoussé gold. Height: 1 ¼ in (3.2 cm) © Theresa McCullough Price on application Provenance: American Collection, purchased New York art market, 1995. A gold ring with a cast band, enlarged at the shoulders, and decorated with stylized floral motifs with central nagas, finished with a row of granulation in an oval shape to accommodate the bezel, which is elaborately formed with a cast moulded flange secured with two rows of coiled gold wire, and a... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2010

David Webb jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company

David Webb, A Diamond and Yellow Gold Brooch. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a pavé-set diamond flowerhead, accented by polished gold wirework, centering upon a pavé-set diamond sphere, mounted in 18K yellow gold and platinum, length 2 inches.   Signed 'Webb' for David Webb - ESTIMATE $10,000-12,000 David Webb, A Multi-Gem and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a polished gold hinged cuff, set to the center with a cabochon emerald, ruby and... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2010

Buccellati jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 21 April 2010

Buccellati, A Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a brushed yellow gold hinged cuff, set with a three oval-cut sapphires, within pierced openwork lozenge-shaped detail, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 2 1/4 inches diameter. Signed 'M.Buccellati' - ESTIMATE $18,000-20,000 Buccellati, A Gold and Diamond Bracelet, 1960. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Designed as a woven gold openwork band, accented by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18K... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

About and shopping of black jadeite

An 18k white gold ruby and black jadeite pendant. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k oxidized gold black jadeite and diamond ring. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k oxidized gold black jadeite and diamond ring. Sold 17 000 HKD @ www.2973.com An 18k white gold black jadeite and diamond pendant. Sold 10 000 HKD @ www.2973.com Black Jadeite. There are in fact two types of so-called black jadeite. One of these comes from Burma, and is really gray rather than black, and the other comes from Guatemala, and... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2009

Martin Margiela Two Finger Ring

Martin Margiela Two Finger Ring Marigela two finger knuckle duster in a high shine finish. The two rings are made from 100% brass and the top is a rectangular bar of silver. The Margiela logo is embossed on the inside. We haven't got many of these in at all... These rings measure 4.5cm across the top and the rings themselves measure 2cm in diameter. Price: €199.40 Available @ oki-ni. J'ai trouvé mon cadeau d'anniversaire !
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22 juin 2009

A diamond, gold and platinum ring, by Tiffany & co, Schlumberger

A diamond, gold and platinum ring, by Tiffany & co, Schlumberger 27 baguette-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 2.75-3.00 carats, G/H color, VS clarity, ring size, 6, shows signs of normal wear. Signed Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger. Est. $2,000 - $3,000 - Price Realized $7,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 16 - 17 June 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.chriisties.com
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02 juin 2009

A jadeite cabochon and diamond ring

A jadeite cabochon and diamond ring The jadeite cabochon of intense emerald green colour and good translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and trifurcated shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, jadeite cabochon, diamonds approximately 1.80 carats total, jadeite dimensions 16.9 x 13.2 x 5.2mm, ring size 6½..Sold for HK$240,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the cabochon is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number EXKJ 0805, dated 7th March... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2009

Octagonal step-cut emerald and diamond ring

Octagonal step-cut emerald and diamond ring Claw-set with an octagonal step-cut emerald bordered by a line of marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, the shoulders set with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 52. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0902242 stating that the emerald, estimated to weigh approximately 11.80 carats, is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Est. 35,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 108,100 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring The rectangular-cut emerald weighing 15.57 carats with triangular-shaped diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, ring size 6¼. Estimate CHF310,000 - CHF430,000 ($280,635 - $389,269 - Price Realized CHF327,000 ($296,025)Accompanied by report no. 52629 dated 09 October 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification Notes: For many years it has been recognised as an acceptable... [Lire la suite]
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