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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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    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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    August Jewels & Watches

    Launched during the Baselworld show in 2015, the Ulysse Nardin Anchor Tourbillon watch was produced in a limited edition of eight series, with 18 pieces per series. The Tourbillon watch was the first to feature Ulysse Nardin’s proprietary constant force escapement system. After eight years of research and development, the…

    5.59-Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    Launched in 1956, the Day-Date was the first self-winding and waterproof chronometer watch by Rolex. Designed by the founder Hans Wilsdorf, the Rolex flagship model has a built-in calendar that displays the full day and date. It is popularly known as the “Rolex President” due to its symbolic bracelet and…

    18K Gold Diamond Large Lapis Pendant
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    Jewels Online

    Since 1977, Joel Arthur Rosenthal (JAR) has produced around 70 to 80 pieces of jewelry a year, each of them one of a kind. Referred to as the “Fabergé of our times,” JAR’s pieces have been worn by such style icons as Elizabeth Taylor, Elle Macpherson, Barbara Walters, and Princess…

    LAPIS LAZULI AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
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    Jewels: Made in America

    Self-taught designer David Webb created his first animal-inspired bracelet – an Indian sea monster– in 1957. The bracelet was purchased by Elizabeth Taylor and is now known as the Elizabeth Taylor Makara Bracelet. Since that time, Webb’s animal-inspired jewelry has increased in popularity. These pieces, composed of gold, gemstones, and…

    DAVID WEBB - CORAL, EMERALD, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BANGLE-BRACELET
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    The July Auction

    The Order of St. Olav is awarded by the King of Norway for outstanding service on behalf of the country. It is the highest civilian honor Norway confers. Available in the July Auction, presented by Eldred's, is an Order of St. Olav medal from the late 19th or early 20th…

    TODD BONITA Massachusetts/New Hampshire, b. 1968
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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…

    Italian Painted Porcelain Portrait
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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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    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 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
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    Friday Night Jewels Month-long Online Auction #23155

    Boucheron, a multinational jewelry brand, was founded in 1858. The jewelry house was among the first to explore techniques such as plique-à-jour enamel and various combinations of gold and steel, winning it a gold medal at the Paris International Exhibition in 1867. The company’s clientele includes the British Royal Family,…

    Diamond, Enamel, Platinum, Gold Earrings, David Webb
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    Fine Jewels

    Dating back to the Edwardian era, bombé rings have a distinct dome shape. The name originates from the French word for 'bomb' and aptly describes the rounded style of the ring. It gained popularity in the mid-20th century as a coveted engagement band. A diamond bombé ring by Graff is…

    AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING, SCHLUMBERGER FOR TIFFANY & CO.
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    Jewels Online

    Graff is a multinational jewelry brand founded in the 1960s by jewelry designer Laurence Graff. The company has facilitated many notable diamond sales in history and has received honors such as the De Beers Diamond International Award. The upcoming Jewels Auction, presented by Christie's, will include several pieces from Graff…

    TIFFANY & CO. PALOMA PICASSO AQUAMARINE AND TOURMALINE RING
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    Important Jewels

    Founded in 1780 by Marie-Étienne Nitot, the House of Chaumet is a Paris-based luxury jewelry and watchmaking firm that saw success after the French Revolution in 1789. It went on to become the official jewelry designer of Napoleon I. A ruby and diamond bracelet, crafted by Chaumet, is one of…

    Cartier Carnelian and Multi-Colored Gemstone Sailboat Charm
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    Christie's announces Jewels Online Sale, features a broad selection of iconic designs by renowned jewelers

    Boucheron, Diamond and Enamel Flower Brooches, sold as separate lots, each $6,000-8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.-Christie’s Jewels Online Sale (April 13-24), features a broad selection of iconic designs by renowned jewelers including Boucheron, Bulgari, Cartier, David Webb, Graff, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels and Verdura.…

    Christie's announces Jewels Online Sale, features a broad selection of iconic designs by renowned jewelers
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    Jewels Online

    Self-taught American jeweler David Webb is known for his bold statement pieces, including his dragon bracelets, animal motifs, and Maltese cross brooches. When Cartier’s creative director Jeanne Toussaint and designer Peter Lemarchand collaborated to create statement jewelry with animal motifs, Webb felt the impacts of the new trend. As Webb…

    Jewels Online
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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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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    Hampton Estate Auction offers a selection of 450 jewelry items, including luxury accessories, wristwatches, and vintage lots in the upcoming Fine Jewelry and Watches auction. Highlighted is a 14-karat gold Native American bracelet marked with the artisan’s signature. The piece is striped with coral, lapis, malachite, and turquoise gems in…

    Fine Jewelry and Watches