68 Press Releases

Tag: Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Auction Industry

    Phillips Launches “Flawless” in Pivot Towards Retail Jewelry Sales

    Couture quill choker by Shaun Leane. Photo courtesy of Leane. In the wake of COVID-19, auction houses large and small have expanded their online infrastructure. Most have chosen to differentiate their offerings from those of retail stores that already have a large presence online. But Phillips has taken a different…

    Phillips Launches Flawless in Pivot Towards Retail Jewelry Sales
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    Charlton Hall Galleries Offers Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry and More From Estate of Katrina Hickox Becker

    Several Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry pieces highlight the offerings from the estate of Katrina Hickox Becker, presented by Charlton Hall Galleries. This includes a Van Cleef & Arpels emerald and diamond brooch. At its center is a 3.0-carat Colombian emerald, surrounded by eight smaller emeralds and several diamonds. Also…

    Georg O. Wild carved moonstone and rock-crystal polar bear
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    Fall Jewelry and Watches

    Starting in the late 1930s, Oscar Heyman & Brothers became known as the “jewelers’ jeweler” for its behind-the-scenes work with brands such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. Since then, Oscar Heyman has evolved to become an independent firm, notably creating pins for the Apollo 16 flight…

    Rolex, GMT Master Sports watch, Ref. 16713
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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Boucheron Diamond Yellow Sapphire and South Sea Cultured Pearl Necklace
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Hindman to bring 175+ lots of luxury jewelry in upcoming sale

    Following the success of Hindman’s Fine and Important Jewelry sale in May of 2020, the auction house will present another selection of jewelry on September 15th at 11:00 AM EDT. Almost 200 pieces of jewelry will be on offer, including items from Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels and…

    Hindman to bring 175+ lots of luxury jewelry in upcoming sale
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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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    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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    Exceptional Fall Estate Auction

    Sandu Darie was a prominent Concrete artist known for his kinetic sculptures. Darie initially studied law in Romania but, due to political unrest in the 1930s, moved to Paris. There he joined a Romanian avant-garde group and later moved to Cuba to start experimenting with concrete art. His sculptures received…

    Attr. Cartier Panther 18K YG Diamond Cuff Bracelet
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    Estate Of A Pan Am World Airways Pilot

    A sapphire-studded diamond brooch from Cartier is a key jewelry piece in the upcoming Estate of a Pan Am World Airways Pilot auction. The brooch, from the Panthère De Cartier collection, is in the form of a running panther holding a diamond and Tahitian pearl drop. Also offered are jewelry…

    19.34ct Emerald And 8.70ct Diamond Earrings
  • Auction Industry

    Hindman's auction to feature an exceptional collection of signed jewelry

    Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger, Yellow Gold and Enamel 'Dot Losange' Bangle Bracelet. Consisting of a semi-flexible bangle bracelet with blue paillonnè enamel and studded with yellow gold accents. Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auction’s Fine and Important Jewelry auction will be held on Tuesday, September 15 and will feature…

    Hindmans auction to feature an exceptional collection of signed jewelry
  • Auction Result

    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions

    Bidding for the circa 1925 painting, titled Still life with flowers and fruit, opened above the high estimate and quickly climbed to its final selling price. Oil on canvas painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955), titled Still life with flowers and fruit (circa 1925), signed lower right, 20 inches by…

    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions
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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
  • Auction Industry

    115-Carat Diamond Could Fetch $7 Million At Christie’s New York Auction

    115.8-carat pear-shaped, F color, VVS1 diamond suspended as a pendant on a necklace with an estimate ... [+] CHRISTIE'S Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels sale will be the first live jewelry auction from a major auction house in New York since the novel coronavirus pandemic made its way to North America. It’s…

    115-Carat Diamond Could Fetch $7 Million At Christies New York Auction
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    Magnificent Jewels

    Innovating many notable jewelry designs since 1896, Van Cleef & Arpels has long been known for its minimalistic style. Their jewelry has been worn by style icons such as Farah Pahlavi, the Duchess of Windsor, Grace Kelly, and Elizabeth Taylor, among others. A Ludo Hexagone bracelet from Van Cleef &…

    SPINEL AND DIAMOND RING
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    New York Jewels

    The velvet blue Kashmir sapphire was first found in the 18th century and is among the most highly-valued sapphires on the market today. Kashmir sapphires were discovered in the Himalayan mountains at a height of 4,500 meters. Mining operations from 1882 to 1887 led to the discovery of high-quality large…

    A GROUP OF GEM-SET JEWELRY
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    Important Fine and Decorative Art Auction

    Known as "Spiritual Father," Joseph Henry Sharp's life began in Ohio in 1859. A swimming accident when he was a boy left him deaf, and he began doodling to communicate. He was deeply interested in the outdoors, art, and Native American culture. Sharp first visited Taos in 1893 and completed…

    FEDERICO ARMANDO BELTRAN MASSES (SPANISH 1885-1949)
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    Most Wanted

    The Ballon Bleu de Cartier wristwatch combines Cartier’s signature jewelry designs and intricate watchmaking techniques. Launched in 2007, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier is a favorite among celebrities and royals such as Kate Middleton. The Ballon Bleu gets its name from its two prominent features: the blue sapphire cabochon set…

    18k Gold, Enamel & Diamonds Ring
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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    California Jewels

    The first Cartier Panthère design was a custom piece created in 1948 for the Duchess of Windsor. It used an emerald from the Duke’s collection. One of the highlights in the California Jewels auction, presented by Bonhams, is a Cartier gold and diamond Panthère bracelet with polished gold links. It is…

    RUBY BEAD BRACELET WITH GOLD AND GEM-SET CLASP
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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