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Category: Rings

  • Auction Industry

    Phillips Launches “Flawless” in Pivot Towards Retail Jewelry Sales

    Couture quill choker by Shaun Leane. Photo courtesy of Leane. In the wake of COVID-19, auction houses large and small have expanded their online infrastructure. Most have chosen to differentiate their offerings from those of retail stores that already have a large presence online. But Phillips has taken a different…

    Phillips Launches Flawless in Pivot Towards Retail Jewelry Sales
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    Fall Jewelry and Watches

    Starting in the late 1930s, Oscar Heyman & Brothers became known as the “jewelers’ jeweler” for its behind-the-scenes work with brands such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. Since then, Oscar Heyman has evolved to become an independent firm, notably creating pins for the Apollo 16 flight…

    Rolex, GMT Master Sports watch, Ref. 16713
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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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    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
  • Auction Result

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale

    The online auction, a tidy affair with just over 100 lots, achieved a 96 percent sell-through and totaled over $700,000. The diamond ring was the top lot. The auction’s expected top lot was this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring. It sailed past its $80,000-$120,000 estimate…

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Savannah’s Everard Auctions presents Fine and Decorative Art from Southern Estates and Private Owners in online-only auction closing October 8

    Featured: Superb Stephen Scott Young watercolor of African-American boy, 27 artworks from Estate of Judie Weiss, including works by Andre Derain and Josef Foshko Stephen Scott Young (FL/SC/Bahamas, b. 1957-), Tenth Son, Watercolor, 21 x 29¼in (sight), signed and dated ’99 at lower right, inscribed ‘First Study Shelley’s Brother. Estimate:…

    Savannahs Everard Auctions presents Fine and Decorative Art from Southern Estates and Private Owners in online-only auction closing October 8
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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
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Breathtaking 25-Carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring Graces Heritage Fall Fine Jewelry Auction

    Rectangular modified brilliant-cut gem could reach $1.5 million Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Ring DALLAS, Texas (September 14, 2020) – An exceptional Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond ring could bring $1.5 million or more in Heritage Auctions’ Fall Fine Jewelry Auction Oct. 4-5. The offered Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Platinum, Gold…

    Breathtaking 25-Carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring Graces Heritage Fall Fine Jewelry Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Leo Tolstoy's grandson's World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online

    Included with the flight jacket are 29 albums of Ilya A. Tolstoy’s top-secret photos for the Office of Strategic Services’ China-Burma-India theater mission. The personal World War II flight jacket of Count and Colonel Ilya A. Tolstoy, the grandson of the renowned Russian author and Count Leo (Lev) Tolstoy (War…

    Leo Tolstoys grandsons World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
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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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    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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    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
  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th

    The sale features more than one hundred lots from various private collections, highlighted by the collection of Mary and Lou Silver of Indian Wells, California The auction’s expected top lot is this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring (est. $80,000-$120,000). DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES,…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th