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Category: Brooches & Pins

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    Navajo Silver + More

    Considered the “stone of life,” turquoise holds special significance in several Native American cultures, especially for the Navajo people. According to one legend, Estsanatlehi, the Navajo goddess of creation, protection, and abundance, appeared as a drop of turquoise. Santa Fe Art Auction will present several turquoise jewelry pieces in their upcoming…

    A Kenneth Begay Turquoise and Coral Band Cuff
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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Boucheron Diamond Yellow Sapphire and South Sea Cultured Pearl Necklace
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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Necklace
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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

    Diafini Ruby Tsavorite Gold Strawberry Brooch Pin
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    Fall Jewelry Picking

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6542 watch, a distinct GMT-Master watch was introduced in 1959. It was initially designed as a timekeeping tool for pilots who sought a readable, accurate, and functional wristwatch. The upcoming Auction XI - Fall Jewelry Picking, presented by Intervendue, offers a Rolex GMT-Master…

    SALAVETTI 18K Pink Sapphire Diamond EarringsÊ
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    Jewelry and Watches Auction

    In 1963, Rolex launched its first Daytona model. Named after the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, Rolex celebrated its official partnering with the racetrack the year before. More than 50 years later, the Cosmograph Daytona remains an icon of the watch industry. An Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona watch highlights the…

    BVLGARI DIAGONO CHRONOGRAPH. STEEL. REF. SC 38 S
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    Jewels Online

    Lawrence Graff’s passion for diamonds paved the way for a career as a gemologist. Graff was self-taught and apprenticed at the famed Hatton Garden in London. In 1960, he founded his eponymous jewelry label at 21 years old. The company soon earned global recognition for its fine jewelry and rare…

    TIFFANY & CO. HARDSTONE AND GOLD BANGLE BRACELET
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    Hindman to bring 175+ lots of luxury jewelry in upcoming sale

    Following the success of Hindman’s Fine and Important Jewelry sale in May of 2020, the auction house will present another selection of jewelry on September 15th at 11:00 AM EDT. Almost 200 pieces of jewelry will be on offer, including items from Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels and…

    Hindman to bring 175+ lots of luxury jewelry in upcoming sale
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    California Jewels

    Sometimes called the “King of Diamonds” or the “New Harry Winston,” London-born jeweler Laurence Graff is known for his use of rare diamonds and colored gems. A self-taught gemologist, Graff began his career as an apprentice at a local shop. In 1960, he founded Graff Diamonds and became the first…

    GRAFF- WHITE GOLD, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BOMBE RING
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    American designer Cathy Waterman embraced two fundamental motifs: nature and fairy tales. Her best-known works often incorporate oak leaves, branches, leaves, fruits, and flowers. Waterman intended her work to be “ethereal, feminine, lyrical.” Today, she is a leading figure in jewelry design. The upcoming sale, presented by Hampton Estate Auction,…

    Cathy Waterman Platinum Amethyst Diamond Ring
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    Antiques, Decorative, Asian Arts, Fine Arts, Silver and Jewelry

    Like many artists in the 1920s and 30s, René Buthaud was intrigued by Classical mythology. Nude figures and mythological goddesses were a subject he frequently returned to, in ceramics as well as paintings. An example of these themes can be found in Buthaud’s oil painting in the upcoming auction, presented…

    Ioan NemtoI 20th Century Glass Vase
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
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    Important Jewelry

    Leading Hindman’s upcoming Important Jewelry auction is a brilliant-cut diamond ring from the Chicago collection of Norene Goldstein. The center stone, which weighs in at 6.05 carats, received a GIA clarity grade of SI1. Two half-moon diamonds accent the main stone. Items from Goldstein’s collection, noted for its emphasis on…

    MARIO BUCCELLATI, YELLOW GOLD AND DIAMOND CUFF BRACELET
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    Fine Art, Vintage Couture, and Jewelry Auction

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Joan Miró is widely considered a Surrealist. However, he never officially joined the artistic group. A contemporary of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Henri Matisse, Miró combined abstraction with Surrealist fantasy to pioneer a new style of Automatism. His mature style evolved from the tension between his fanciful,…

    Syd Solomon (1917-2004) American, Oils on Panel
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    Jewels

    The Art Deco movement originated in the early 1900s and reached its height in the 1930s. Bertolami Fine Art will present several works from this period in their upcoming Fine Art Jewels auction. Among the offered 311 pieces is an Art Deco-style bracelet in white gold. The handcrafted bracelet accented…

    ART-DECO BROOCH
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    Navajo Zuni & Hopi Native American Indian Jewelry | Gold & Silver Estate

    Tommy Singer was a celebrated Navajo silversmith known for his chip-inlay silver jewelry. Growing up in the Dilcon community on a Navajo reservation, Singer started making silver jewelry at the age of seven. After mastering his craft in the 1960s, Singer invented the chip-inlay method of jewelry design. This technique…

    Old Pawn Deep Stamp Antique Concho Belt
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    Opulent Jewels, Accessories & Important Jade

    In the upcoming sale, GWS Auctions will present jewelry and accessories with an emphasis on jade items. A jade Buddha pendant is one of the featured lots. Made from Type A jade, this pendant is finished with an 18-karat white gold mounting and diamond accents. In Chinese culture, jade is considered a…

    23mm Certified Natural Type A Jadeite & 18K Ring
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    Exceptional Fall Estate Auction

    Sandu Darie was a prominent Concrete artist known for his kinetic sculptures. Darie initially studied law in Romania but, due to political unrest in the 1930s, moved to Paris. There he joined a Romanian avant-garde group and later moved to Cuba to start experimenting with concrete art. His sculptures received…

    Attr. Cartier Panther 18K YG Diamond Cuff Bracelet
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    Hindman's auction to feature an exceptional collection of signed jewelry

    Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger, Yellow Gold and Enamel 'Dot Losange' Bangle Bracelet. Consisting of a semi-flexible bangle bracelet with blue paillonnè enamel and studded with yellow gold accents. Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auction’s Fine and Important Jewelry auction will be held on Tuesday, September 15 and will feature…

    Hindmans auction to feature an exceptional collection of signed jewelry
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    Important September Estates Auction: Day 1 of 3

    In 1888, Louis Vuitton created a Damier canvas bag that was patterned with a checkerboard design. Inspired by the striped Raye canvas, the pattern was reintroduced as the Damier Ebène in 1998. Bearing a trademark of the company, this particular bag soon became a fashion status symbol. A Louis Vuitton…

    Chanel White Caviar Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag, c. 1985, with gold tone chain-link woven leather double straps, the CC turn-lock