27 décembre 2010

Ruby Jewelry from the Estate of William B. Dietrich Sold to Benefit the William B. Dietrich Foundation, 09 Dec 10, New York

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Mystery-Set Ruby and Diamond Leaf Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, 1966. photo Sotheby's The leaves mystery-set with calibré-cut rubies, the central stem set with baguette diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 17606, workshop mark, French assay marks. Est. 60,000—80,000 USD. Lot Sold 170,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Magnificent Jewels of Mme. Helene Beaumont, Sotheby's Geneva, May 18, 1994, lot 504. Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Ruby and Diamond Ring. photo... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2010

Ruby jewelry @ Sotheby's, New York

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Necklace, France. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval and cushion-shaped rubies weighing approximately 40.00 carats, accented by round, old European-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.75 carats, length 17 inches, French assay marks. Estimate 70,000—90,000 USD. Lot Sold 86,500 USD Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval rubies weighing approximately 50.00 carats, accented by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 6.50... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2010

A magnificent jadeite bead and star ruby necklace

A magnificent jadeite bead and star ruby necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Comprising fifty-one jadeite beads of even vivid emerald green colour and glassy translucency, measuring from 9.80 to 11.18 mm, to the star ruby clasp weighing 8.80 carats, mounted in 18k rose gold, necklace 62.5 cm long - Est. HK$50,000,000 - HK$80,000,000 Price Realized HK$56,660,000 Accompanied by report no. KJ48492(1-8) dated 25 March 2010 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the beads are natural jadeite and no... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2010

A selection of ruby jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby bead and diamond bracelet. Photo Sotheby's Old European-cut, single-cut, round, old mine, rose-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.00 carats, faceted ruby beads measuring approximately 9.6 to 6.0 mm., mounted in white gold, length 7 inches, one diamond missing. Est. 80,000—120,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  230,500 USD Ruby and diamond brooch. Photo Sotheby's The square emerald-cut ruby weighing approximately 4.00 carats, old mine and rose-cut... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant The carved ivory elephant, with cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes and ivory tusks with gold detail and caps, wearing a gold ropework chain with a gold bell, ornately decorated with a vari-cut multi-colored sapphire, ruby, emerald, star sapphire, star ruby and cat's eye chrysoberyl headdress and saddle cloth, extending gold tassels, topped by a sculpted gold howdah and umbrella, with pearl tassels and multi-gem accents, the feet decorated with gold ropework bands and multi-colored gem anklets,... [Lire la suite]