20 octobre 2010

Barbie, by Stefano Canturi, featuring a colored diamond

Barbie, by Stefano Canturi, featuring a colored diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Her blonde hair styled in an updo, wearing an openwork variously-cut diamond collar necklace, centering upon a cut-cornered modified square-cut  fancy vivid purplish pink diamond, weighing approximately 1.00 carat, and a diamond ring, to her black strapless party dress and pink peep-toe stilettos. Designed by Stefano Canturi - Estimate $300,000 - $500,000 With report 15724773 dated 21 March 2007 from the Gemological Institute... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2010

Van Cleef & Arpels "mystery set" ruby and diamond jewelry

A "mystery set" ruby and diamond "Pavot" flower brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Designed as a calibré-cut ruby flower, centering upon a circular-cut diamond cluster pistil, extending a baguette-cut diamond stem and marquise-cut diamond leaves, mounted in platinum, 1974, in a Van Cleef & Arpels navy blue suede case. Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 44480 - Estimate $200,000 - $300,000. Price Realized $350,500 Notes: Cf. Paris Galleria, Van Cleef... [Lire la suite]
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