101 Press Releases

Tag: Cartier

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    This July, Akiba Antiques will offer items ranging from Patek Phillip watches to Chinese cloisonné vases in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction. One of the featured lots is an 18-karat gold snail brooch from American jeweler David Webb. The artist is recognized for his distinctive take on…

    19th Cent. French Empire Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
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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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    Estates From Seized Safe Boxes Cont'd

    Georg Jensen, a Danish silversmith, tried his hand at pottery and sculpture before setting up his silver business in 1904. Initially known for his jewelry, Jensen’s designs for flatware and hollowware quickly became known for their quality craftsmanship. Although Jensen died in 1934, his company survived him and continues producing…

    10K-14K Gold & Diamond Heart Pendant
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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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    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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    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

    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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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    When Michael Beaudry started his jewelry, timepieces, and décor brand, he intended to focus his attention on the natural beauty of the stones. Today, Beaudry’s jewels have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Barbara Streisand, Katherine Heigl, and Michelle Trachtenberg. Featured in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Fine…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980-1R-001
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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…

    CHOKER AND EARRINGS SET WITH DIAMONDS. 18K AND 14K WHITE GOLD
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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…

    A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING
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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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    Hindman's Fine Timepieces auction is 99% sold and exceeds the high estimate

    A Cartier ‘Tortue XL’ wristwatch in 18 karat white gold with diamond inlays was one of many exciting results of the day selling for $60,000, three times its high estimate. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman saw stellar results from the remotely executed Fine Timepieces auction held on Wednesday, May 13th. The 71 lot auction…

    Hindman's Fine Timepieces auction is 99% sold and exceeds the high estimate
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    Jewelry Online

    Although the American gold dollar coin was proposed several times during the 1830s and 1840s, it was authorized in 1849 only after the California Gold Rush increased the supply. However, the gold dollar became a rarity owing to the American Civil War and the consequent economic crisis. One of the…

    H. Stern Gold, Platinum, Amethyst and Diamond Ring
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    Laurence Graff started his own company at the age of 18. Together with an experienced jeweler, he repaired Victorian jewelry. Graff made his first original piece after buying 33 small diamonds from a dealer and setting them in a single ring. Graff’s unique design sold quickly in England. Today, the…

    Mehri Danielpour, Iranian (20th Century) Sculpture
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    Fine and Decorative Art

    The upcoming Fine and Decorative Art sale, presented by Revere Auctions, will include a selection of collectibles and jewelry alongside the art pieces. Featured among the jewelry items is a Cartier ring with a 1.7-carat yellow diamond. It is flanked by two white diamonds and set in a yellow gold…

    Cartier Natural Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques, Sculpture, Glass, Original Illustrations

    A French painter and printmaker, Louis Valtat was strongly associated with Fauvism, a style of painting that emphasized fierce brushwork and the use of colors rather than realistic qualities. His oil on canvas painting titled La Mer is one of the leading lots at the upcoming Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques,…

    Fernando Cueto Amorsolo (1892 - 1972)
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    León Ferrari’s work caused numerous controversies in his time, a result of his direct critiques of the Pinochet regime in Argentina. He began his career as an engineer, eventually coming to sculpture and drawing as a medium for critiquing political and religious authority. “Art is not beauty or novelty,” he…

    Important 19th Cent. Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
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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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    Fine Jewelry

    Popularly known as tanzanite, the blue and violet variety of zoisite is found exclusively in Tanzania. The gemstone came to be named after the country where it was discovered. A platinum Cartier ring set with an oval tanzanite stone is one of the highlights of Doyle’s upcoming Fine Jewelry auction.…

    Gold, Platinum, Carved Coral and Diamond Turtle Clip-Brooch