If your’e looking for fabulous jewellery for all your generous Christmas and Hanukkah gift-giving, you’ll not want to miss our upcoming November auction – don’t forget to choose something special for yourself, too.
On offer are classics by Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and there’s also an iconic Alhambra necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels.
Looking for an 8 carat round diamond? Or maybe one weighing nearly 6 carats? Or consider the huge temptation of a stunning pair of antique emerald drop earrings weighing 55 carats or a very generously sized emerald brooch weighing a breathtaking 80 carats.
Venerable Canadian designs are from Karl Stittgen and Toni Cavelti and there are internationally coveted pieces from Theo Fennell, Yanes, Ilias Lalaounis and an unusual bracelet from the UK’s Moira Fine Jewellery: J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, has been seen wearing her beautiful jewels.
An Antique Diamond, Ruby and Enamel Snake Bangle Bracelet
The quintuple hinged bangle designed as a coiling serpent decorated throughout with green enamel and accented by scale textured plaques, with fangs and bifurcated tongue, the head set with a pear-shaped old mine-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.15 carats, amid smaller old mine-cut diamonds, with cabochon ruby eyes, mounted in 18k gold, inner circumference 6 1/4 inches
Estimate: $9,000 – $13,000
An Onyx and Gold ‘Alhambra’ Necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels
The series of ten black onyx quatrefoil stations within beaded frames, alternating with a trace linking chain, mounted in 18k gold, signed VCA and numbered JE243943, with original necklace holder, length 16 1/2 inches
Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000
A Diamond and White Gold Ring
Set with a square diamond weighing 3.59 carats, the frame and slender shoulders accented by round diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold
With report 0201300068047 dated 7 December 2014 from Forevermark stating that the diamond is G colour, VS1 clarity
Estimate: $40,000 – $60,000
An Antique Pair of Amethyst, Diamond, Silver and Gold Earrings
Centering a a pair of cushion-shaped amethysts weighing approximately 32.00 carats, framed by old European and old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.35 carats, mounted in silver and 14k gold
Opening Bid: $1,800 – $2,200
A Diamond and White Gold Ring
The modern Toi et Moi design of architectural inspiration, the broad band set asymmetrically with a round diamond weighing 3.45 carats, and a round diamond weighing approximately 1.00 carat, accented by a figure-8 motif of round diamonds and polished curves, to openwork shoulders, mounted in 19k white gold, size 5 1/4
With report 6107906266 dated 9 July 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America stating the diamond weighing 3.45 carats is G colour, VS2 clarity
Estimate: $50,000 – $60,000
An Antique Emerald, Diamond and Silver Brooch with Interchangeable Pendants
The brooch surmount composed of a large cushion-shaped emerald cabochon weighing approximately 79.00 carats, accented by four old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, to a detachable rose-cut diamond floral bow motif; with a pyramidal emerald drop weighing approximately 63.00 carats and an elongated emerald drop weighing approximately 45.00 carats, each with rose-cut diamond-set caps; mounted in silver
Estimate: $6,000 – $8,000
A Diamond and Platinum Clip Brooch
The asymmetrical ribbon spray decorated by a quartet of marquise-cut diamonds and a graduated curve of round diamonds amid scrolling and waterfall baguette-cut diamond sashes, further accented by articulated pear-shaped diamonds, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 18.90 carats, mounted in platinum
Estimate: $30,000 – $40,000
An Emerald, Diamond, Platinum and White Gold Ring
The curved plaque centering a rectangular emerald weighing approximately 0.50 carat, amid a quartet of old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.65 carats, further embellished by graduated rows of smaller diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold
Estimate: $2,600 – $3,600
A Diamond and Two-Tone Gold Pendant Necklace
Featuring a pyramidal pendant set at the bottom with a princess-cut diamond weighing approximately 5.00 carats, topped by a small round diamond, joined to an extra long chain accented by 365 bezel-set round yellow and round diamonds, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, length 72 inches; accompanied by a specially commissioned granite box designed by acclaimed sculptor Thom McPhee, the hinged pyramid revealing a deep central compartment, the central opening framed in 14k gold
Estimate: $48,000 – $60,000
A Diamond and Platinum Brooch
The triple hoop design decorated with twenty-six round diamonds weighing approximately 11.00 carats, mounted in platinum
Estimate: $8,000 – $12,000
A Cultured Pearl, Diamond and Platinum ‘Aria’ Necklace, by Tiffany & Co.
The continuous course of cultured pearls measuring 6.5-7.0 mm alternated with triads of round diamonds, mounted in platinum, signed Tiffany & Co., with original suede pouch, length 16 1/2 inches
Estimate: $10,000 – $12,000