23 août 2015

Tourmaline, Chrysocolla Slab

Tourmaline - Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Translucent Chrysocolla Slab - Cantera Pisco, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

12 juillet 2015

A tourmaline 'peach' pendant and a 'gourd' pendant, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A tourmaline 'peach' pendant and a 'gourd' pendant, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 137,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the first carved in the round from a pale pink translucent stone in the form of a plump gourd beneath flowering vines, the second carved from a purplish-pink stone in the form of a ripening peach attached to a gnarled leafy stalk, both set with embellished gold mounts for suspension - 5.3 and 3.8 cm., 2 1/4  and 1 1/2 ... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2015

A carved tourmaline ‘chilong’ snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A carved tourmaline ‘chilong’ snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate  15,000 — 20,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 400,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. of rounded rectangular form, carved with two chilong clambering on the sides forming the handle, the translucent stone with natural inclusions; 5.2 cm., 2 in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE 2015 | 3:15 PM HKT - HONG KONG
06 juillet 2014

Dioptase, Fluorite, Iridescent Hematite, Opal Aura Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Tourmaline

Fluorite - Okorusu Mine, Namibia Dioptase - Tsumeb Mine, Namibia Opal Aura Quartz - Arkansas The unique colors come from a thin layer of platinum, which is molecularly bonded to the quartz Tourmaline - Golconda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil Iridescent Hematite - Elba Island, Tuscany, Italy Rhodochrosite - N’Chwaning, South Africa. (Images by courtesy of Bijoux et Minéraux)
09 mai 2014

10.82 ct asymmetrical tourmaline

10.82 ct asymmetrical tourmaline
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20 avril 2014

Asprey. A Suite of Multi-Gem Jewelry

Asprey. A Suite of Multi-Gem Jewelry. Photo Phillips. Comprising a necklace, designed as a line of oval and circular-cut amethyst, blue-topaz, peridot, citrine and tourmaline; and a pair of earclips and ring en suite, mounted in 18K white gold, necklace length 15 3/4 inches, earclips length 1 inch, ring size 7. Signed 'Asprey' 'Italy'. Estimate $13,000 - 18,000 Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK 30 APRIL 2014 10AM - http://phillips.com/
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18 avril 2014

Elbaite, Tourmaline, Orange Quartz, Kyanite, Quartz, Ametrine, Amethyst

Amethyst. Elestial Ametrine - Bolivia; Kyanite and Quartz - Brazil. Orange Quartz (iron oxide inclusions) - Orange River, South Africa.   Elbaite Tourmaline - Paprok, Afghanistan.
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08 avril 2014

New Additions to Chaumet Liens Collection

Gold and diamond ring featuring a 3.18ct center stone. Chaumet. Gold, diamond and 5.29ct tourmaline ring. Chaumet. A 6.42-carat emerald center stone in this Liens ring. Chaumet. A 5.29-carat Padparadscha sapphire ring. Chaumet. A new Chaumet Liens collection ring featuring a 3.41-carat yellow diamond.
01 avril 2014

Lot de trois ornements de parure et de coiffure, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècles

Lot de trois ornements de parure et de coiffure, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècles. Photo courtesy Tajan. en argent rehaussé de plumes de martin-pêcheur, jade néphrite céladon pâle, jadéite, tourmaline et corail, en forme d’un vase empli de fleurs ou, pour l’épingle trembleuse, à décor d’un bouquet de fleurs animé d’un papillon. Poinçons insculpés aux revers. (Quelques accidents et manques). Haut. (max) 18 cm. Estimation : 600 € / 800 € Tajan. Arts d'Asie. 03 Avril 2014 à 10h - www.tajan.com
17 février 2014

Fine Chinese carved tourmaline archer's ring, Qing dynasty

Fine Chinese carved tourmaline archer's ring, Qing dynasty. Photo Freeman's Circular cross section retaining its organic form at bevelled edges, carved in low relief with fu bats among clouds. D: 1 1/4 inches. Estimate $1,000-1,500  Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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