22 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 35,000
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A RUBY AND DIAMOND BRACELET
Designed as an openwork oval-cut ruby three-row band, spaced by baguette-cut diamond arched links, each flanked on either side by a baguette-cut diamond, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond terminals, joined by a baguette-cut diamond and oval-cut ruby domed clasp, mounted in platinum, 7 1/8 ins.
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PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Jewellery specialist Angela Berden discusses an exceptional ruby-and-diamond brooch by Cartier, previously owned by the actress..
Exuberant Italian jewellery design from the 1960s, when Rome became a playground for the rich and famous, is back in high fashion
A close encounter with the Ratnaraj — an unusually large ruby of phenomenal colour and clarity
Specialist Max Fawcett reveals the history behind an exquisitely detailed piece, perfectly preserved after more than a century