As the spring auction season ends, the June sales use one last opportunity to get before the summer break. Important rubies controlled April and also May, nonetheless much more everyday items rule the auction block in June. Case in point is the option curated in Bonhams California Jewels sale on Monday, June 13th.
At 420 lots, the public auction is double the dimension of Bonhams Fine Precious jewelry sales. Quotes vary from $800 to $30,000, nonetheless most of great deals are approximated at $5,000 and under. Remaining to be au courrant in estate precious jewelry is wearable, “daily” gold precious jewelry as well as this sale consists of lots of diverse, flexible examples, both signed as well as unsigned.
The sale includes traditional designs by popular precious jewelry homes, including Cartier, Van Cleef & & Arpels, Tiffany & & Co., Bulgari, as well as Chopard in addition to 20th century as well as modern designers like Verdura, Wander, Elizabeth Locke as well as Asch Grossbardt. Of specific note is a variety of coral designs by Italian jewelry house Bulgari.
A reefs as well as 18k gold necklace, together with a coral reefs, ruby and also 18k gold ring, Bulgari (est. $4,000-6,000)
Three cultured pearl, coral reefs bead and 18k gold cuff bracelets, Bulgari (est. $4,000-6,000)
A coral and 18k gold lengthy chain, Bulgari (est. $2,000-3,000)
A carnelian intaglio, sapphire as well as 18k bi-color gold cuff arm band, Bulgari (est. $2,500-3,500)
A set of retro 14k gold clip brooches, Tiffany & & Co., circa 1940 (est. $1,800-2,500)
An 18k gold ‘Marrakesh’ bangle bracelet, Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & & Co. (est. $3,000-5,000)
A pair of ruby, 18k gold and platinum ‘Sunflower’ ear clips, Tiffany & & Co. (est. $2,000-3,000)
A mother-of-pearl, ruby as well as 18k gold ‘Alhambra’ ring, Van Cleef & & Arpels (est. $1,800-2,500)
An enamel, diamond and also 18k gold ring, Van Cleef & & Arpels (est. $2,000-3,000)
A tiger’s eye, diamond and also 18k gold butterfly locket, Van Cleef & & Arpels (est. $2,000-3,000)
A ruby and 18k bi-color gold cuff arm band, Cartier (est. $4,000-6,000)
An 18k gold ‘Casmir’ collar, Chopard (est. $5,000-7,000)
A set of 18k gold feather ear clips, Verdura (est. $2,000-3,000)
A pair of 18k gold ear clips, Wander, French (est. $1,500-2,000)
Like all precious jewelry sales, diamond-set jewels prevail throughout, varying in styles from the turn of the 20th century to today. Nevertheless, I find the selection of gold jewelry to be the most interesting in this certain sale. In the anonymous department, highlights consist of a great Italian fringe necklace (est. $2,500-3,500), a chic Mexican gold coin arm band, circa 1945 (est. $2,200-3,200), as well as a ruby as well as gold Greek key motif locket (est. $3,000-5,000).
Additional favorites from the sale include:
An Art Deco enamel, lapis lazuli, diamond and also 18k gold compact, French (est. $1,500-2,500)
A gold link locket (est. $800-1,200)
A pair of diamond as well as bi-color gold fallen leave jewelry (est. $1,000-2,000)
A tourmaline, diamond and also 18k gold collar (est. $6,000-8,000)
An 18k gold fringe locket, Italian (est. $2,500-3,500)
A diamond and 18k gold ring (est. $1,000-2,000)
A Mexican gold coin as well as 18k gold arm band (est. $2,200-3,200).