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Category: Loose Diamonds and Gemstones

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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 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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    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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    Ancient Jewelry, Weaponry, and Coins

    When each Greek city-state was separate in the eighth century CE, military power and weaponry were necessary for sustained independence. At the beginning of the Greek Archaic age and end of the Bronze period, Greeks began wielding new styles of swords. Among them was a central European-style iron sword designed…

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    Ancient Engraved Gems Come to Auction at Christie’s

    In the upcoming Christie’s sale of miniature engraved gems, the auction house will feature an often underrepresented art form. “Despite their small size, the highest quality engraved gems rival monumental marbles, vases, and bronzes in terms of artistic skill,” says the auction house’s International Head of Antiquities, G. Max Bernheimer.…

    Ancient Engraved Gems Come to Auction at Christie’s-2
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    Tiancheng International announces highlights included in the Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction 2020

    Lot 72 4.07-Carat Natural Fancy Purplish Pink VS2 Clarity Excellent Polish Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$ 10,500,000 - 15,000,000/US$ 1,346,000 - 1,920,000. HONG KONG.-Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction will take place on 7 July, showcasing a vast selection of natural coloured gemstones, diamonds and jadeite pieces. Leading the sale is…

    Tiancheng International announces highlights included in the Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction 2020
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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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    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…

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    Jewels & Precious Objects

    Sautoir necklaces were first worn among the English nobility in the 17th century but did not reach the rest of the populace until the Art Deco period. These long necklaces sometimes measured over four feet long and were designed to match the flapper dresses of the 1920s. A multi-colored sapphire…

    Suite of Modernist coral and gold jewelry
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    Fine and Important Jewelry

    The upcoming Fine and Important Jewelry Auction, presented by Hindman, will offer over 300 lots of jewelry from Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, and more. Among the highlighted lots is a Hawaii convertible jewelry set by Van Cleef & Arpels. Three flowers are centered on a double…

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    South Florida Auction House Joshua Kodner Connects Buyers & Sellers via Multiple Touchpoints During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Auction house Joshua Kodner offers its capabilities that help fine art, estate, gems and antique buyers and sellers do business during this challenging times. DANIA BEACH, FL, USA, April 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- South Florida Auction House Joshua Kodner Connects Buyers & Sellers via Multiple Touchpoints During COVID-19 Pandemic 4th generation auction…

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