Sotheby’s – Magnificent Jewels Auction in New York

March 24th, 2011 by

Jewels that stand the test of time are typically characterized by great stones or great design.  The New York sale of Magnificent Jewels this April features many such jewels, including an array of white diamond and period Cartier designs offered from a distinguished family collection.  Highlighting the diamonds are two pear-shaped stones, both D color with the rare type IIa classification, one weighing 20.74 carats in a pendant mounting, the other 15.31 carats and set in a stylish jabot pin by Cartier.

Collectors will find top quality precious gemstones of every color including an exceptional Colombian emerald mounted by Harry Winston, a beautiful Burma ruby set in a 1920’s Chaumet brooch, and a lively Burma sapphire certified “royal blue”.  Complementing such remarkable gems, the sale this April also features beautiful signed jewels made by leading jewelry designers both past and present.

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