08 novembre 2015

A multi-gem bangle, by De Grisogono

A tsavorite garnet, red spinel, diamond and cushion-shaped red tourmaline bangle, by De Grisogono. Estimate CHF29,000 – CHF48,000 ($29,212 - $48,350). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a hinged coiled snake, the body set with circular-cut tsavorite garnet and red spinel, the eyes as two marquise-cut diamonds, the head crowned with a cushion-shaped red tourmaline, the articulated tail pavé-set with diamonds, inner circumference 18.0 cm, mounted in gold. Signed de Grisogono  ... [Lire la suite]

14 août 2015

Garnets

All species of garnets possess similar physical properties and crystal forms, but differ in chemical composition. The species names are pyrope, almandine, spessartine, grossular, uvarovite and andradite. Malaia Garnet is one of the most beautiful gemstones in Africa, featuring orange to pinkish orange to red in color which do not match the color and gemological properties of any of the other more well known varieties of garnet. The only commercial deposits of Malaya occur in the Umba Valley in Kenya, in Northern Tanzania and in... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2015

Wallace Chan, Sculpural Art

Wallace Chan, Baby's Perspective. Copper, Titanium, Obsidian, Ruby, Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Orange Sapphire, Tsavorite Garnet @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Manna. Rock Crystal @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Dead but Sentient. Obsidian, Diamonds, Rock Crystal, 18K Yellow Gold, Titanium @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Struggling for A Way Out. Obsidian, Silver @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Exploring Life. Copper @ 2014 Wallace Chan
27 mai 2013

A Diamond and Tsavorite Garnet Frog Ring, Stenzhorn

 A Diamond and Tsavorite Garnet Frog Ring, Stenzhorn. Photo courtesy of Dupuis Whimsically fashioned as a hopping frog with micro pavé-set diamond body and raised bezel tsavorite garnet eyes, mounted in 18k white gold, signed Stenzhorn. Estimate 5,250–5,625 EUR Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Jewels Spring Sale. Toronto – june 23rd, 2013
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27 mai 2013

A Gem-Set and Diamond Rose Brooch, Asprey

A Gem-Set and Diamond Rose Brooch, Asprey. Photo courtesy of Dupuis Fashioned as a long stemmed rose, the highly sculpted design with pavé-set pink sapphire petals, tsavorite garnet leaves and diamond-set elongated stem, mounted in 18k white gold, signed Asprey, with English hallmarks for London circa 2009. Estimate 6,000–7,500 EUR Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Jewels Spring Sale. Toronto – june 23rd, 2013
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25 mai 2013

Cultured Pearl, Diamond and Tsavorite Garnet Bangle, by Buzzanca

Cultured Pearl, Diamond and Tsavorite Garnet Bangle, by Buzzanca. Photo courtesy Tiancheng International Auctioneer Limited Modelled as a reptile, the body set with seven baroque-shaped South Sea cultured pearls, decorated with tsavorite garnets and brilliant-cut diamonds. Cultured pearls measuring 19.00 to 14.00mm. Diamonds and tsavorite garnet together weighing approximately 5.60 and 7.20 carats respectively. Mounted in 18 karat rose gold. Bangle interior diameter 17.8cm. Estimate US$24,000 - 31,000 Tiancheng... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2013

Pair of 18 Karat White Gold, Titanium and Tsavorite Garnet Pendant-Earclips, Michele della Valle

Pair of 18 Karat White Gold, Titanium and Tsavorite Garnet Pendant-Earclips, Michele della Valle - Sotheby's Of openwork design, set with numerous round tsavorite garnets weighing 27.56 carats, signed MdV. With signed pouch. Estimation: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Unsold Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels/ New York | 17 Apr 2013  www.sothebys.com
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17 avril 2011

Yellow jadeite @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and jadeite 'Guan Yin' pendant and yellow jadeite, tsavorite garnet and diamond 'Gourd' pendant. Photo Sotheby's icy jadeite, yellow diamond, tsavorite garnet, diamond and gold The Guan Yin of highly translucent icy jadeite material, resting on a lotus throne holding two lotus flowers, surmounted by an inverted pear-shaped jadeite of translucent emerald green colour, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, extending to the halo, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold; the carved gourd of yellowish-brown colour and good... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2010

Mario Buccellati jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Important Jewels, 03 Feb 10, New York

18 karat gold, tsavorite garnet and diamond cuff bracelet, Buccellati, Italy. photo Sotheby's Round diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats, accented by oval tsavorite garnets, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold, internal circumference 6½ inches, signed M. Buccellati, Italy. With signed box. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD Pair of 18 karat gold, diamond and coral pendant-earclips, Buccellati, Italy. photo Sotheby's Round diamonds weighing approximately .85 carat, suspending carved... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Selection of Michele della Valle jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Paraíba Tourmaline and pink sapphire ring, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's The mixed-cut paraíba tourmaline weighing 9.04 carats, framed by round pink sapphires and round paraíba tourmalines, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6¾, maker's mark, numbered 10835. Est. 55,000—65,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  128,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 41201 stating Natural Paraíba Tourmaline, origin Brazil, clarity enhancement: none. 'Homage à Dürer', a Tsavorite garnet, amethyst... [Lire la suite]