Fantastic Jewels Collection

The first auction at Doyle this season, the Important Jewels sale comprises 505 lots of fantastic jewels. Spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras, the sale offers jewelry for every taste and budget. Pieces signed by the world’s most prestigious houses, such as Cartier, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and Harry Winston (to name a few) will share the block with superb diamonds and gemstones. Also included in the sale is the collection of master jeweler Irving Gold, who created iconic jewels for Van Cleef & Arpels for more than 60 years.   Most notable in the sale are the number of important colored stone rings: a diamond and ruby ‘Trombino’ ring by Bulgari featuring a 7.28-carat Burmese ruby (est. $200,000-300,000); an 10.37-carat Colombian emerald and diamond ring by Bayco (est. $150,000-250,000); a 17.74 ‘Royal Blue’ Burmese sapphire and diamond ring (est. $150,000-250,000); and a 6.72-carat Colombian emerald and diamond ring by Bulgari (est. $120,000-180,000).   A mainstay in every sale, superb diamonds also sparkle bright, led by a an 8.34-carat emerald-cut D/VVS2/Type IIa diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $250,000-350,000). Other diamond highlights include rings set with a 11.65-carat emerald-cut […]

Colored Diamond Ring

Colored Diamond Ring

This Tuesday Christie’s will finally kick off its autumn jewelry auction season with its first sale, Important Jewels in New York. Just over 300 jewels will hit the auction block, including superb diamonds, colored gemstones and fantastic signed pieces. The wide range of pieces, whose estimates begin at $3,000 and go up to $3 million, offers something for every collector. Christie’s is expecting the sale total to be in excess of $20 million. The highest estimated lot at $3 to 4 million, a 75.56-carat brilliant-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond leads the sale. Another fancy yellow diamond worthy of mention is a 34.12-carat modified brilliant-cut stone with an estimate of $600,000 to 800,000. Headlining the numerous colorless diamonds on offer is a 18.80-carat marquise brilliant-cut diamond ring estimated at $1.4 to 1.6 million. In the colored gemstone department, sapphires rule the roost as the sale will offer a 4.50-carat Kashmir sapphire in a ring by Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $200,000-300,000). Another important sapphire is a a 15.12-carat Burmese stone (est. $200,000-300,000). As for signed jewels, impressive pieces by American jeweler David Webb from The Collection of a Distinguished Lady feature in prominently in the sale, including a whimsical spider brooch set […]

Tribal Wedding Ring Idea

Tribal Wedding Ring Idea

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