31 août 2017

Sapphire and diamond brooch, early 20th century

Lot 60. Sapphire and diamond brooch, early 20th century. Estimate £10,000–15,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Of openwork garter design, set with oval and cushion-shaped sapphires, with cushion and circular-cut diamond borders, Russian assay and maker's mark, later brooch fitting to the reverse.  Accompanied by a gemmological report. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 20 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM
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31 août 2017

Sapphire and diamond brooch and pair of ear clips, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, 1950s

Lot 138. Sapphire and diamond brooch and pair of ear clips, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, 1950s. Estimate £10,000–15,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Each of spray design, set with tapered sapphires of blue, yellow and pink tints and brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, brooch numbered, maker's mark; ear clips with screw back fittings, maker's mark and signed Birks.  Note: It is likely that the ear clips were retailed by Canadian retailers Birks. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 20 Sep 2017,... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Sapphire and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 317. Sapphire and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 32,000 — 52,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a leaf, set with calibré-cut sapphires en serti mystérieux within a frame of marquise-shaped diamonds, the stem highlighted with variously shaped diamonds, unsigned, French assay marks, maker's marks for Van Cleef & Arpels, case stamped Van Cleef & Arpels. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Session 3. Geneva. 16 May 2017, 07:00 PM ... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

A sapphire and diamond brooch by Jean Vendome, circa 1990

Lot 254. A sapphire and diamond brooch by Jean Vendome, circa 1990. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€3,500 - 4,700). Photo Bonhams. The brooch composed of linear striations highlighted with clouds of brilliant-cut diamonds and terminating in an oval-cut sapphire, diamonds approx. 1.10cts total, maker's mark, French assay marks, length 6.4cm  Bonhams. JEWELLERY, 15 Jun 2016, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  
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02 août 2016

Impressive sapphire and diamond brooch

Lot 544. Impressive Burmese sapphire and diamond brooch. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 CHF. Lot sold 1,082,500 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 Set with a cabochon sapphire within a frame of pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 12070075, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, Geneva, 14 Nov 2012
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26 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond brooch and a pair of ear pendants, circa 1905

Lot 280. A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond brooch and a pair of ear pendants, circa 1905. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 ($15,768 - $23,652). Price Realized £13,200 ($26,017).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The central circular-cut sapphire and diamond cluster drop within the rose-cut diamond floral wreath with diamond bow terminals, suspending a sapphire and diamond drop, earrings en suite, adapted, mounted in platinum, circa 1905, brooch 6.7 cm. high, in original cream leather fitted case (3).  ... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2016

Nephrite, rock crystal, sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 332. Nephrite, rock crystal, sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate 120,000 — 170,000 CHF (109,670 - 155,366 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The rock crystal hoop suspending a half-moon motif set with polished nephrite, cabochon sapphires, circular- and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier. .  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 17 May 2016, 10:00 AM
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02 juin 2015

Sotheby's to offer a range of jewellery for every collector from Art Nouveau and Art Deco to Cartier and Graff

Emerald, ruby and diamond brooch, late 19th century. Estimate £20,000–30,000/ €28,100–42,100/ US$ 29,000–44,900. Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- On 11 June 2015, Sotheby’s London sale of Fine Jewels will offer a wide variety of stunning jewels from the 17th century to the present. Renowned designers have often turned to the beautiful forms of nature for inspiration and this auction features stand-out designs from those such as René Lalique, Mauboussin, Ernst Paltscho and Vacheron Constantin, as well as pieces... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

An important sapphire and diamond brooch

An important 23.00 carat Burma sapphire and diamond brooch. Estimate HK$2,500,000 – HK$3,500,000 (US$320,000-440,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The detachable pendant, set to the centre with a cushion-shaped sapphire, within a collet-set brilliant-cut diamond surround, suspended from a double bar brooch set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, between openwork circular diamond-set sides, the middle further accented by an overlapping loop, suspending three terminals composed of graduating diamond... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

Back on the Collection of Barbara Taylor Bradford at Bonhams, 5 Dec 2013

A magnificent 14.07 carats diamond single-stone ring, by David Morris. Estimated £330,000-£460,000. Sold for £446,500 (€626,139). Photo Bonhams The cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 14.07 carats, within an architectural scrolling mount of brilliant-cut diamonds in micro-pavé settings, signed David Morris, ring size O, maker's case Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is G colour, VS1 clarity. Report number 1152466968, dated 21 May 2013. "'When you wear this, you don't need any other... [Lire la suite]