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]

16 novembre 2013

A sapphire and diamond dress ring

A sapphire and diamond dress ring. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The raised cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 44.16 carats, within a textured surround set with brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 6.05 carats total, ring size 4. Estimate HK$ 1.2 million - 1.6 million (€110,000 - 150,000) Accompanied by a AGL American Gemmological Laboratories report stating that the natural sapphire has no indications of heat treatment and originates from Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Report number CS 56428, dated 23 August... [Lire la suite]