12 décembre 2009

Cabochon ruby and diamond ring. JAR, Paris. Photo Sotheby's

Cabochon ruby and diamond ring. JAR, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The sugarloaf cabochon ruby weighing approximately 16.30 carats, set within a diamond-set surround, with diamond-set shank, mounted in platinum, size 3¼, signed JAR, Paris, French assay mark. With signed box with monogram LMS. Est. 150,000—200,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  410,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 40590 stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin; Heat enhancement: None. Sotheby's New York.... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2009

An outstanding 8.14 carat, untreated ruby cabochon shines in this Tiffany & Co. ring, circa 1950

An outstanding 8.14 carat, untreated ruby cabochon shines in this Tiffany & Co. ring, circa 1950 Designed by Jean Schlumberger, this ring also features 1.25 carats of diamonds, all set within the criss-crossing platinum setting and shank. Price 146,500 € Prized for their rich and full red color, rubies hailing from the Burmese mines rarely weigh more than 2.00 or 3.00 carats, making a jewel of this size and caliber extremely scarce and highly desirable. Those certified by the AGTA as being “No Heat,” untreated... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2009

Fashion : ‘Rouge Gorge’ by Greg Kadel in Numero magazine December/January 2010

photos Greg Kadel
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