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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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    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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    Abell Auction Co. hosts important online-only jewelry sale

    The online-only auction will be headlined by a 3.10 fancy natural grey-blue diamond flanked by two fancy natural pink diamonds (est. $225,000-275,000). LOS ANGELES, CA.- Celebrating its 104th year, Abell Auction Co. will hold an important jewelry sale on Sunday, June 14, beginning at 10 a.m. PDT. Featuring exquisite gold, platinum…

    Abell Auction Co. hosts important online-only jewelry sale
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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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    Fine Jewelry

    The upcoming Fine Jewelry auction, presented by Doyle, offers over 800 lots of jewelry, watches, and more by Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co., Cartier, David Webb, Rolex, Patek Philippe, and others. Particularly featured is a luxury handbag collection from the estate of animal rights advocate Mary Max. Inspired by…

    Fine Jewelry
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    Incredible Russian Gold Diamond Jewelry Sale

    One of the most recognized luxury jewelry designs from Van Cleef & Arpels is the Alhambra. The talismanic design of the Alhambra was inspired by four-leaf clovers and debuted in 1968. In the 1970s, the design became fashionable among celebrities who wore layers of Alhambra necklaces with different gemstones. The…

    Van Cleef & Arpels 18k Gold Vintage Alhambra Necklace
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    Fortuna Exchange: September Jewelry and Watches

    Somewhere along the pages of the Greek mythology, it is said that amethyst is a crystal, dyed purple by the tears of Dionysus, the god of wine and revelry. That very stone is also known to carry several spiritual connotations. One of the most prized amethyst rings is being presented…

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