Time To Sparkle! Turner Auctions + Appraisals Presents Contemporary Designer Jewelry
Over 100 Lots Go Up for Bid on Saturday, November 21
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 4, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Contemporary Designer Jewelry on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Featuring over 100 lots of distinctive, original pieces from an inventive Northern California designer, the offerings include necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings, and rings. Each piece is handcrafted using fine materials such as gold, white gold, blackened silver, or vermeil. All are embellished with precious and semi-precious gems, including diamonds, pearls, rubies, emeralds, aquamarine, tourmaline, coral, agate, opal, sapphire, tanzanite, and others. The wide selection presents ideal options for holidays gifts for family and friends (and oneself!).
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction is featured live on multiple platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, iCollector, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website: www.turnerauctionsonline.com/upcoming-auctions/.
Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale (see details in the online catalog):
Lot 53: Emerald, diamond and blackened silver bracelet. The flexible strap bracelet set with 71 round, oval and pear-shaped emerald cabochons, totaling approximately 35cts, accented with 465 rose and single-cut diamonds, weighing in total approximately 5.00cts. (light brown/imp);
length: 6 7/8in.; width: 1in. Estimate $3,000 – $5,000. (Photo, top right)
Lot 46: Ruby, diamond, 18k white gold tassel pendant. The pendant-enhancer is designed with 17 ruby bead tassels, with a round brilliant-cut
set cap and bail, completed by an 18k white gold chain; total ruby weight: 77.2cts; estimated total diamond weight: 1.35cts., G-H-I, VS; gross weight approximately 46.2 grams; length: 30in.; pendant length: 4in. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500. (Photo, lower left)
Lot 96: Diamond and 18k gold wide band ring. Designed with four rows of round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing in total an estimated 2.60cts,
G-H-I/VS-SI; weighing approximately 9.2 grams; size: 5 ¼. Estimate
$2,000 – $2,500. (Photo, top right)
Lot 66: Golden South Sea cultured pearl, diamond earrings. The 18k white gold drop earrings feature two golden South Sea cultured pearls, measuring approximately 14.1 and 14.0mm, high luster, well matched, lightly blemished, suspended from ear wires set with 16 round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing in total 0.15ct. (G-H/VS); length: 1 1/8in.; 8.8 grams. (origin of color not tested). Estimate $800 – $1,200. (Photo, top left)
Lot 2: Diamond, stingray and blackened silver cuff bracelet. Wide cuff light blue stingray cuff bracelet set with single-cut diamonds, totaling approximately 6.10cts.; fits wrist size: 6 3/4-7in.; width: 1 1/2in. Estimate $800 – $1,200. (Photo middle right)
Lot 22: Diamond, ruby and blackened silver pendant and chain. The spider pendant pave-set throughout with single-cut diamonds, with ruby eyes; estimated total diamond weight: 1.10cts. (I-J-K/Imp); length: 19in.; pendant length: 1 1/4in. Estimate $250 – $350. (Photo, middle left)
Lot 94: Spessartite garnet, diamond and 18k gold ring. The sugarloaf spessartite garnet weighing 5.55cts, with a double halo of 83 round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing in total an estimated 1.16cts, I-J-K/VS-SI; weighing approximately 13.3 grams; size: 7. Estimate $ 1,500 –
$2, 500. (Photo, lower right)
Lot 11: Moonstone, blackened silver, 14k gold bangle bracelet. Hinged bangle set with numerous round and oval cabochon moonstones, in sterling silver with gold findings; size: 6 7/8in; width: 3/4in. Estimate $700 – $900. (Photo, lower left)
Lot 15: Turquoise, diamond, blackened silver, 14k gold bracelet. With Retro styling, the wide link bracelet is designed with four stations of 11 oval turquoise cabochons, connected by scrolled links pave-set with 790 round brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, weighing in total approximately 11.85cts.
(I-J-K/imp); length: 7 3/8in.; width: 7/8in. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000. (Photo, top right)
Lot 32: Black diamond, 18k white gold feather pendant-enhancer. The feather
pendant-enhancer set through with black round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing in
total approximately 2.40cts., suspended from a fine 18k white gold chain; gross weight approximately 8.4 grams; length: 18in.; pendant length: 2 1/4in. Estimate $1,000 – $1,500. (Photo, middle right)
Lot 67: Diamond, colored diamond, vermeil silver link bracelet. The oval link bracelet set with irradiated blue and white single-cut diamonds, weighing in total approximately 7.25cts; length: 7in. Estimate $2,000 – $2,200. (Photo, upper left)
Lot 90: Opal, diamond and 18k blackened gold ring. Centering an oval-shaped opal weighing 3.94cts, with the halo and shoulders set with 37 round brilliant-cut diamonds, G-H-I/VS, weighing in total approximately 0.93ct.; weighing approximately
8.0 grams; size: 7 ½. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000. (Photo, lower middle right)
Lot 5: Diamond, blackened silver & 14k gold bangle bracelet. The oval hinged bangle bracelet is bezel and flush-set throughout with numerous round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling approximately 8.55cts., (brown/Imp); size: 6 1/2in.; width: 3/8mm. Estimate $1,500 – $1,800. (Photo, lower left)
Lot 56: Diamond and vermeil silver cufflinks. Each cufflink set with 9 polki-cut diamonds; diameter: 3/4in. Estimate $650 – $850. (Photo, bottom right)
ABOUT TURNER AUCTIONS + APPRAISALS
Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property (www.turnerauctionsonline.com).
Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts, and others. The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers, and collectors. Online auctions are held several times a month. Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer. His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents. The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.
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Stephen Turner, President, Turner Auctions + Appraisals, 461 Littlefield Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080
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