Category Archives: "Antique Jewelry"

Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: An Art Deco Diamond and Ruby Bracelet, circa 1935


An Art Deco Diamond And Ruby Bracelet, Circa 1935 Designed as a series of articulated geometric plaques, with pierced and openwork detail, set throughout with brilliant and single-cut diamonds and calibré-cut rubies, diamonds approximately 4.45 carats total, one ruby deficient, length 16.4 cm Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000 US$ 6,300 – 9,500 This is a very […]

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Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: “The Leinster Brooch”, early 19th century


Estimate: BP: $4,000-6,000 US: $6,300-9,500 Stylised openwork bow, collet-set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 7.90 carats total, later detachable brooch fitting, length 5.3cm, cased by Phillips Bros & Son, 23 Cockspur St, London An Early 19th Century Diamond Bow Brooch, Known as ‘The Leinster Brooch’ This is a lovely […]

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Sotheby’s, NY, 09-20-2012: Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, Circa 1928


Estimate: 18,000 – 22,000 USD Centered by a round diamond weighing approximately .95 carat, further set with smaller round diamonds weighing approximately 10.00 carats, signed Van Cleef&Arpels, numbered 30477, with French assay and workshop marks. Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef&Arpels, France, Circa 1928 Art Deco – my favorite era! This is a superb example […]

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Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: Diamond “Stomacher”, early 18th century


Estimate: £ 6,000 – 8,000 US$ 9,500 – 13,000 Set to the centre with a highly stylised cushion-shaped, old brilliant and single-cut diamond anthemion motif, circa 1820, within a late 18th century radiating border of rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, rose-cut diamonds in closed-back settings, old brilliant-cut diamonds approximately 3.80cts total, central anthemion […]

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