From Faraone Casa d’Aste the jewels come back, with a rare sapphire of Kashmir ♦ ︎
The jewelery and watch auctions in Milan are back with a collection of over 300 lots that will be beaten on May 14 by Faraone Casa d’Aste. Also on this occasion the sale will take place at the Four Seasons. And it promises to be an interesting event for enthusiasts and collectors. The historic Milanese company also notes the growing trust of the owners of pieces for sale, given that the number of lots is more than 240 in November and 160 in May 2017.
Among the pieces in the catalog, and among the many rings, there are two in particular. The first ring, in platinum, has mounted a sapphire from Kashmir, one of the rarest gems in the world since the mine has been used up for decades. The stone has a cushion cut and weighs about 9 carats, surrounded by diamonds. On the second ring there is a 13-carat Colombian emerald, wrapped in baguette-cut diamonds. In addition to these two pieces, in particular a platinum pin, punched by Monture Cartier, with a 3.10 carat Colombian emerald placed in the center of a play of platinum bands covered with 8.20 ct. of cut diamonds in old cut and baguettes. Always among the most popular choices is a set of Van Cleef & Arpels consisting of ring and earrings in platinum with 14 carats of brilliant cut diamonds and 15 carats of round rubies, plus a bracelet always in platinum with 5 sapphires for a total of 22 carats, surrounded by as many carats of baguette and brilliant diamonds. Furthermore, in the catalog there is a ring in platinum punched Bulgari with a central cut diamond of about 3 carats, surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds and baguette for others about 3 carats, and a Cartier ring, with fancy yellow octagonal diamond weighing 3,09 carats with two lateral triangular diamonds weighing about 1 carat, accompanied by its original case.
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The second part of the auction is dedicated to the fans of the lancets. There are about fifty watches for sale, including a Rolex Daytona Patrizzi ref 16520 caliber 4030, with steel case and bracelet oyster, desired by collectors for the unique color variation of the three counters on the dial, due to the natural oxidation of silver , which make it particularly coveted. In addition to other Rolex, there is also an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph ref. 25770ST steel and a rare Santos Dumont Louis Cartier Ultra-Thin.