Tag: sotheby’s

Diadema in oro, cammeo e smalto di Jacques-Amboise Oliveras del 1808 circa con cinque cammei ovali in pietra dura raffiguranti Zeus, Dioniso (probabilmente XVIII secolo), Medusa, Pan e Gaia (probabilmente fine XVI secolo); offerto insieme a una chiusura da cintura di design simile, con un cammeo in agata di Medusa (probabilmente fine del XVI secolo) e un ornamento per cintura con un cammeo in pietra dura di Zeus (1780-1800), nella custodia originale

Joséphine’s jewels double the estimate

In the year of the anniversary of Napoleon’s death, two diadems which are traditionally thought to have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of the French emperor, were sold […]

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I gioielli messi all'asta da Sotheby's

The adventurous story of the Tsar’s jewels sold by Sotheby’s

Tsar jewels still have charm. So at the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction at Sotheby’s in Geneva, a sapphire and diamond brooch and matching clip earrings, smuggled out of […]

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Diadema in oro, cammeo e smalto di Jacques-Amboise Oliveras del 1808 circa con cinque cammei ovali in pietra dura raffiguranti Zeus, Dioniso (probabilmente XVIII secolo), Medusa, Pan e Gaia (probabilmente fine XVI secolo); offerto insieme a una chiusura da cintura di design simile, con un cammeo in agata di Medusa (probabilmente fine del XVI secolo) e un ornamento per cintura con un cammeo in pietra dura di Zeus (1780-1800), nella custodia originale

The diadems of Joséphine de Beauharnais up for auction at Sotheby’s

2021 was the bicentenary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s death. The sale by Sotheby’s of two diadems that belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), at least according to the current reconstruction, is […]

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I due occhiali Astaneh Ye Ferdaws (smeraldi) e Halqeh Ye Nur (diamanti)

Sotheby’s is putting marahaja glasses up for auction

The charm of exotic and precious jewels: Sotheby’s dedicates an auction to the theme Arts of the Islamic World & India. Most of the pieces concern objects, carpets, prints, paintings. […]

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Anello con un diamante rosa di 2,43 carati circondato da rubini

Maggi Simpkins creative by nature

Her ring was the top lot at Brilliant & Black, the Sotheby’s auction dedicated exclusively to black designers, although in truth Maggi Simpkins has physical traits that could make her […]

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Anello Rebel Black di Thelma West in ceramica nera e oro,-con diamante taglio pera da 5 carati

Black jewels for Sotheby’s

After music and figurative art, even in jewelry we are witnessing an enhancement of African-American creativity, on the wave of the Black Lives Matter movement. Sotheby’s New York, together with […]

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Il diamante The Key 10138 all'asta

The super crypto-diamond sold by Sotheby’s

It happened: Sotheby’s sold a 101.38 carat diamond to a private and anonymous collector during an auction held in Hong Kong. The novelty, however, is that the 101.38-carat super diamond […]

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Il diamante The Key 10138 all'asta

The first 100-carat diamond for crypto at Sotheby’s

Sooner or later it had to happen: bitcoin and ethereum enter the world of great jewelry. Or, rather, they are now virtual currencies accepted in a super auction like the […]

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L'anello con diamante fancy yellow The Sienna Star

Magnificent Jewels in New York with Sotheby’s

The decline (finally) of the pandemic has rekindled the engines of jewelry, but also the pleasure of shopping for Magnificent Jewels like those that Sotheby’s is selling in New York […]

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Spilla con zaffiri di 55,19 e 25,97 carati

Sapphires win at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva

The tiara that belonged to the Savoy family, former royals of Italy, focused attention at Sotheby’s auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva (totaled 56 million). The tiara […]

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La tiara composta da perle naturali e diamanti

A tiara from the House of Savoy at Sotheby’s auction

The great auction houses have decided to challenge each other with tiaras, crowns and jewels of noble origin. Sotheby’s in Geneva, on 11 May, will offer a magnificent tiara handed […]

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Spilla con zaffiri e diamanti degli anni Trenta, con il più grande zaffiro del Kashmir mai apparso in un’asta e che sarà battuto a Ginevra il prossimo 11 maggio: è una gemma ovale da 55,19 carati, assieme a un altro zaffiro del Kashmir a forma di cuscino del peso di 25,97 carati

Sotheby’s puts a large Kashmir sapphire on sale

x Big, beautiful and expensive jewels and gems: Sotheby’s has planned a rich spring for collectors of exceptional pieces. The auction house has put on sale, for example, gems weighing […]

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Anello con diamante fancy rosa violaceo intenso da 7 carati

A pink diamond for Sotheby’s

x The great auctions of great jewels for great bank accounts are back. On April 20, Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents its Magnificent Jewels which includes brightly colored diamonds and precious […]

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Gioielli da lutto appartenuti alla regina Vittoria

Queen Victoria’s jewels at Sotheby’s auction

x Years pass, but the British nobility continues to exert a charm that encourages the many television series, from Downton Abbey to The Crown. Or it manifests itself with an […]

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Anello in oro con granato intagliato e rubini di Maison Auclert

All about garnet

Garnet is one of the most used stones in jewelry. But can you distinguish it? Here’s what you need to know about the garnet, stone of the month of January, […]

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Camelia in pavé di rubini per 173,09 carati, argento e oro

Jar, a successful mystery

Jar’s jewels, a mystery that has lasted for over 40 years: a myth protected from the lights that shines for its exceptional artistic genius ♦ It is easier to buy […]

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Il diamante Spirit of the Rose

It’s a record for Spirit of the Rose

Sotheby’s called it Festival of Wonder, which included seven auctions dedicated to luxury categories. And, indeed, the total figure is astonishing: in Geneva, the auction house’s sale of jewelry and […]

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Orecchini di diamanti attribuiti a Cartier, provenienti dalla collezione di Sarah Baillie-Hamilton

Blue blood jewels at Sotheby’s auction

A dive into history through jewels. This is also the auction of Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels scheduled for Wednesday 11 November in Geneva. In addition to numerous vintage […]

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Il diamante Spirit of the Rose , di 14,83-carati

A super pink diamond for sale

If you like the color pink and have saved at least between 23 and 38 million dollars, you can get ready to buy one of the most precious and rare […]

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Collana di 43 perle di giadeite imperiale

Giada beats diamonds at Sotheby’s auction

Top and flop at the high jewelery auction organized by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong. In summary: disappointment with precious stones, enthusiasm for jade. Overall, however, the sale of Magnificent Jewels […]

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