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Category: Sets & Demi-Parure

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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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    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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    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…

    KARAT WHITE GOLD, JADEITE JADE, & DIAMOND 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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    Jewels Online Sale

    An Adler necklace and earrings set with a mix of 178 round diamonds and 618 round pink sapphires is one of the key lots in the upcoming Jewels Online sale, presented by Christie's. Another lot of interest is a pair of colored diamond earrings, each set with a rectangular yellow…

    RUBY AND COLOURED SAPPHIRE EAR CLIPS
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    Auction VII A Collection Of Fine Jewelry

    Originally from Belgium, Jeanne Toussaint was an influential figure in the fashionable and artistic circles of 20th-century Paris. It was this charisma that attracted Louis Cartier. In 1914, Cartier commissioned French painter George Barbier to draw Dame à la Panthère—a modern, worldly, and alluring woman. Toussaint fell in love with…

    18k Gold Topaz Diamonds Retro Brooch
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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    Gem Designer Jewelry Estate Bronze Sculptures

    During the Second World War, Van Cleef & Arpels opened a New York City boutique in 1942. The established French brand began to fuse its traditional European designs with American pop culture, particularly by expanding its use of gold and semi-precious stones. By the 1960s, the New York location was…

    Van Cleef & Arpels Magic Alhambra Diamond 6 Motif
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    Jewelry and watches Auction. Includes Pocket Watches section

    Morton Subastas presents a collection of jewelry and textiles along with a pocket watch session in the upcoming March auction. Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Ulysse Nardin are among the recognized brands offered in the sale. In the category of jewelry, stones such as emeralds and sapphires are also presented. One…

    ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST. 18K YELLOW GOLD. REF. 6900, CA. 1979 - 1980
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nautilus wristwatch, Patek Philippe launched several limited-edition versions with embossed dials. Included among these chronograph wristwatches is a Nautilus with a date feature and a 44-millimeter case, the largest case in the Nautilus family. Patek Philippe produced 1,300 of these watches. Presented in…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5976/1G
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    Online Only Coins & Jewelry

    The upcoming Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc, will include an example of the Oyster, the world’s first waterproof wristwatch case. Designed by Rolex in 1926, the Oyster is made of ten parts and is screwed onto the watch case. Rolex added the waterproof…

    High grade gold and gemstone ring
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    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs
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    Something For Everyone

    The upcoming Something For Everyone auction, offered by Joshua Kodner, highlights a tourmaline pendant and chain from Tiffany & Co. In 1876, gemologist Dr. George Frederick Kunz walked in the Tiffany & Co. office in New York City with a tourmaline stone that he had obtained from the Mount Mica Mine…

    Zuni Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
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    March Fine Jewels

    Available in the upcoming March Fine Jewels auction, offered by Fortuna Auction, is a 4.95-carat diamond ring. Set in platinum, the piece features a pear brilliant-cut diamond and two tapered baguette-cut diamonds. Included with the lot is a GIA report stating the gem’s D color and VVS1 clarity. According to…

    5.01-Carat Emerald-Cut Diamond Ring
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    Leap Day Fine Estates Auction

    A glass bowl, vase, or plate with its sides sheared, making the object devoid of functionality, is a trademark style observed in the works of glass artists Michael David and Kit Karbler. Their collaboration first began with the establishment of their Denver studio, Blake Street Glass Studio, in 1980. Schwenke…

    Large Acoma Vase Signed KL
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    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
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    Essential Jewelry- Online Only

    The old mine cut diamonds preceded modern brilliant-cut diamonds. Characteristics of the older style included a high crown, a small table, and rounded corners of the square face. They were common during the Georgian and Victorian eras. The upcoming Essential Jewelry auction, offered by Hindman, will feature an Art Deco bracelet…

    YELLOW GOLD AND CORAL EARRINGS
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    Jewelry at Stair

    In 1916, the public got its first glimpse of Renault combat armored tanks. Louis Cartier was so impressed by the geometry of those tanks that it became his muse for a new line of men’s wristwatches. He designed the prototype in 1917, which quickly became popular. In the preface of…

    Reinstein Ross 22k Braided Gold and Aquamarine Ring
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    2020 February Fine Jewels

    Gemologists divide diamonds into two types based on the levels of nitrogen in the stone’s chemical structure. Type IIa diamonds are the most scientifically pure and are noted for their clarity. A 5-carat Type IIa diamond will be featured in the upcoming Fine Jewels auction, offered by Fortuna Auction. The…

    5.16-Carat Very Fine Ruby and Diamond Ring
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    Fine Jewelry & Watches

    Established in 1839, Patek Philippe SA is one of the oldest luxury watch brands in the world. Its list of patrons includes Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, Pablo Picasso and Leo Tolstoy. The upcoming Fine Jewelry & Watches auction, to be…

    Patek Philippe 18k Rose Gold Watch Bracelet Ref. 2075