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    The Ballon Bleu de Cartier wristwatch combines Cartier’s signature jewelry designs and intricate watchmaking techniques. Launched in 2007, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier is a favorite among celebrities and royals such as Kate Middleton. The Ballon Bleu gets its name from its two prominent features: the blue sapphire cabochon set…

    18k Gold, Enamel & Diamonds Ring
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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    California Jewels

    The first Cartier Panthère design was a custom piece created in 1948 for the Duchess of Windsor. It used an emerald from the Duke’s collection. One of the highlights in the California Jewels auction, presented by Bonhams, is a Cartier gold and diamond Panthère bracelet with polished gold links. It is…

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    Fine Art, Asian Antiques, Jewelry, Porcelain

    The upcoming auction of Fine Art, Asian Antiques, Jewelry, and Porcelain, offered by Helmuth Stone Gallery, will highlight an original oil on canvas by Richard Hambleton. A Canadian artist known in part for his work as a street artist, Hambleton is also recognized for his gallery works of “shadow” figures.…

    Lyle Tayson (1924 - 2014) Indians of the Northwest
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    From its beginnings in 1847, Cartier has been noted for its signature designs and motifs. The company’s founder, Louis-François Cartier, was an acclaimed French craftsman. In the early 1920s, the brand that was once recognized as a jewelry house began to include watches as well. Cartier’s watches have been worn…

    Platinum 13.44ct Coral Diamond Cocktail Ring
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    Fine Jewelry, Luxury Accessories, Sterling Silver, Coins & Currency

    Lacloche Frères is a French jewelry brand founded in the 19th century that has boasted a range of royal clientele, including Queen Alexandra, the King of Greece, His Majesty George I, Napoleon III, and Edward VII. Founded by Hendricks Lacloche, the luxury brand has branches in Paris, London, and New…

    A Chocolate Diamond Link Ring in 18K Rose Gold
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    Born in Wisconsin, Gustav Stickley learned his trade while working in his uncle's chair factory. Stickley and his four brothers soon started manufacturing furniture for themselves. He launched Mission Furniture and built his brand around hand-crafted, simple, well-made designs with natural materials. Stickley also published a popular monthly magazine, The…

    Dedham Pottery Night and Morning Pitcher
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    Auction IX A Collection Of Fine Jewelry

    Myanmar (Burma) has become one of the leading ruby mining regions globally. From the historic ruby mines in the Mogok valley to the recently found deposits in the northern state of Kachin, the country has produced some of the most notable rubies in the world. One of the key lots featured in…

    Victorian Turquoise 10&14k Ring
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    Jewelry Week / Jewels - Session 4

    Born to a shoemaker family, self-taught Italian sculptor Giacomo Manzù adhered to three principle motifs: religious iconography, life-size nudes, and the painter with his model. He was one of the leading 20th-century sculptors of religious statues. Among his best-known works are his relief panels for European churches, including the Porta…

    A 18K white gold and diamond ring
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    Jewelry Week / Jewels - Session 1

    The upcoming series of auctions held during Finarte’s Jewelry Week will include jewels, watches, silver, and high-quality coins. The first session of this series is dedicated to jewelry. Pieces embellished with diamonds, precious gemstones, and micromosaics will be on offer, including necklaces, rings, brooches, and lapels. Available at the event…

    A 18K yellow gold, coral and jadeite brooch, defects
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    Important Jewelry

    In 1866, Jacob Dreicer and his wife, Gittel, immigrated to New York from Russia. Two years later, the couple opened Dreicer & Co. They were the first American jewelers to introduce the latest diamond cuts from Paris, often creating pieces equalling the better-known Parisian houses. Dreicer & Co. was liquidated…

    Raymond Yard 18kt Gold, Opal, Jade, Sapphire, and Diamond Brooch
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    Jewelry Week/Jewels – Session 2

    Throughout history, jewelry has conveyed status, wealth, and power. In the second auction of Finarte‘s upcoming Jewelry Week, several pieces from Chaumet, Gavello, Damiani, and Cartier can be found. Created by Marie-Étienne Nitot in Paris, France, the House of Chaumet has been making luxury jewelry since 1780. Featured in this…

    A 18K two-color gold and diamond brooch
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    Abell Important Jewelry Auction

    The French Constitution of 1848 allowed a new standard for luxury in France. Like many jewelers, Louis-François Cartier began experimenting with different materials under the rule of the new government. He saw a breakthrough with platinum, a material which became the stepping-stone for Cartier to experiment in form, mechanisms, and…

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    Jewelry & Fine Art Auction Online

    American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eastman Johnson first rose to prominence during the Civil War. Best known for his depictions of everyday life, Johnson also painted portraits of prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. One of Johnson’s oil paintings…

    14K White Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Ring
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    Fine Jewelry

    In 1822, Howard Carter and his team discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamen and all the treasures that lay inside. This discovery prompted a new interest in Egyptian jewelry. Brands such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels began making Egyptian-style pieces, also known as Egyptian revival…

    Gold, Enamel and Diamond Fish Clip-Brooch
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    June Jewels

    The upcoming June Jewels Auction, presented by Fortuna Auction, features a diamond necklace from the David Yurman High Jewelry collection. The 18-karat white gold necklace has sculpted metalwork and cable motifs. The brilliant-, cushion-, and briolette-cut diamonds are arranged in both open and filled squares, weighing a total of 52.38…

    Coral Diamond and Enamel Ring
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    The Hammerman Brothers – Benjamin, Bernard, and Hyman – were the descendants of an Eastern European craftsman. After their service in World War II ended, the trio set up a jewelry manufacturing company. As they expanded their business, they acquired the Bermont Diamond Company, securing an in-house supply of gems.…

    Rolex Yacht Master II Blue Bezel Steel Watch ref. 116680
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    Auction VIII- A Collection of Fine Jewelry

    Art Deco emerged in 1925 as a result of the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris. Jewelry made in the Art Deco era was typically fashioned in either white gold or platinum, arranged in simple shapes and clean lines. Pavé settings became popular during this time…

    18K Gold Rubies Diamonds Bangle Bracelet
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    High Jewelry, Watches and Fine Jewelry Auction

    Jean-Marc Vacheron was closely associated with leading figures in the French Enlightenment, including Rousseau and Voltaire. Using their scientific and liberalist ideas, Vacheron started expanding his work in mechanical watchmaking. After 258 years, Vacheron Constantin continues to be the oldest operational watch brand still in existence. Some of its patrons…

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    Jewelry & Silver

    The upcoming Jewelry & Silver sale, presented by Elstob & Elstob, offers antique jewelry and signed pieces from Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. Among the highlighted lots is a Cartier laque burgauté compact from 1925. The technique of applying pieces of seashells to lacquer originated in China during the Ming…