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Magnificent jewels and jadeite

Magnificent jewels and jadeite

auction: Tuesday November 2 1999 ....

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Published by Sotheby"s in Hong Kong .
Written in English


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Sale catalogue.

SeriesSale no HK0156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18313316M

The value of a star sapphire depends not only on the weight of the stone, but also the body color, visibility, and intensity of the asterism. Completely free of embellishments, this simple and elegant bangle is crafted from jadeite of extremely fine texture and marvellous luminescence, which produces a pleasant crisp chime when clinked gently. The deep blue in this 3. This is consistent with previous findings of polymer-impregnated jadeite. In the Arthashastra of Kautiliya, the diamond is mentioned for the first time in a Sanskrit treatise written after BC.

Also, with the hole one can shine a penlight through the stone to examine the interior, or probe the back with a toothpick to determine the contours of the cabochon base Ng and Root, Inspired by the elegant movements of a dancer and a dress that twirls, this ring is set with layers of pink and colorless diamonds 'floating' around a central natural pink conch pearl. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Necklace numberedwith French assay marks for platinum.

The elements of the sky and water are seamlessly perfected in harmony represented by the adornments of the fish, through the adularescence of the moonstone and the beauty of carved coral. Ever mindful of the versatile demands in a woman's life, the ring jacket, also set with two smaller pink diamonds, affords a more magnificent look. Sapphire contains typical inclusions only visible under 10x magnification. There are two types of floral motifs on the necklace, a larger ruby-centered motif and a smaller emerald-centered motif. In OctoberSotheby's Hong Kong achieved consecutive per-carat price records for Kashmir sapphires — first with the The sapphires are medium blue and violetish-blue color with medium saturation and medium strong saturation respectively.


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The artistry of the piece plays a very important role. Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Of floral design, centring a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid green-blue diamond weighing 1.

For sapphire, Kashmir receives the highest premium, although Burma, Sri Lanka, and Madagascar also produce large quantities of fine quality gems. The shape of the pearls are round, near-round, ovoid and button-shaped. In particular, the major absorption is slightly shifted and of different width than that for wax.

Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu

Titanium, 7. Jadeite Known for the bright electric green of imperial jade, jadeite can actually occur in many colors, including lavender, yellow, orange-red, blue, black, and colorless. This is only possible under extreme pressure combined with high heat, within a specific depth range in the upper mantle, each factor concurrently limiting how large a diamond forms.

Material used for cabochons is generally of higher quality than that used for carvings Ou Yang,although there are exceptions. Individually, heat and pressure are strong enough to alter the phases of matter between solid, liquid and gas.

Completely free of flourescence, these yellow stones Magnificent jewels and jadeite book a unique radiance comparable to daffodils in full bloom. Fluted emeralds in the necklace are green and of medium light to medium saturation.

The handle of Magnificent jewels and jadeite book basket of flowers of geometric design is set with circular-cut and baguette-cut colorless diamonds. Another common belief is Magnificent jewels and jadeite book a spot of fine color in a bangle may spread across the entire stone, depending on the fuqi — good fortune — of the owner Christie's, a.

She was seen wearing this brooch as the centerpiece of her dress as illustrated below. Accompanied by GIA report no.

Any color of the rainbow, or even the entire rainbow, may appear in a single specimen. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Estimated total weight of diamonds in the pendant approximately 9. The best-cut cabochons have no flaws or unevenness of color that is visible to the unaided eye.

Completely colorless corundum generally does not exist in nature. The individual qualities of the gemstones lie at the heart of each of Sarah's designs and she hand-paints each design conceptdreaming up alluring color combinations and striking silhouettes, to showcase each stone at its best.

Other factors include the roundness of the beads and the symmetry of the drill holes. Another square-shaped diamond is set on top of the hexagonal motif, behind which is the arrangement for suspension from the ear lobe.

The inclusion is often the mineral rutilea mineral composed primarily of titanium dioxide. Jadeite value depends on its translucence and texture, with top-quality material appearing to be full of water, or like a drop of colored oil.

More circular-cut diamonds are set on the shoulders and upper shank of the ring. Still, this tourmaline variety remains among the rarest gems.Christie's Magnificent Jewels Autumn Auction Totaled US$50, Almost 25% of Lots Exceeded High Estimate By: Diamond World News Service.

Jadeite. Known for the bright electric green of imperial jade, jadeite can actually occur in many colors, including lavender, yellow, orange-red, blue, black, and colorless.

Highly prized in Chinese, Mayan, and Maori cultures, this stone has an extensive body of 42comusa.come value depends on its translucence and texture, with top-quality material appearing to be full of water, or like a.

Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction Highlighting Magnificent Gemstones, Diamonds and Jadeite. Apart from rare and magnificent jewels, Commentaires sur Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction Highlighting Magnificent Gemstones, Diamonds and Jadeite.

Nouveau commentaire.Sothebys Auction Catalog Magnificent Pdf Fine Jewelry Photographs & Info. $ $ Pdf A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers.

Christie's Catalog Magnificent Jadeite Jewellery Seller Rating: % positive.How Barbara And Frank Sinatra’s Collection Captures The Glitz and Glamour of Golden-Age Hollywood. by Sotheby's. Hightlights from Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite Ebook Sale:The Imperial Kashmir, a Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring Rate this from 1 to Sapphire Gemstones Sapphire, The September Birthstone CT.

Diamond Heart Assorted Charm Bracelet in Platinum Sapphire and.