22 April 2009
A DIAMOND AND AQUAMARINE BRACELET, BY VERDURA, CARVIN FRENCH
Designed as a series of three faceted aquamarine beads, each flanked on either side by a square-cut diamond rondelle with a circular and single-cut diamond cap, alternated by elongated single, circular and square-cut diamond boule links, each centering upon a baguette-cut diamond rondelle, joined by single-cut diamond bead spacers, mounted in platinum, 1967, 7¾ ins.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Tel: +1 212 636 2300
This bracelet was manufactured by Carvin French for Verdura in 1967.
Cf. Verdura Object Catalogue, Verdura, New York, late 1960s, page 6
Great works of art, magnificent jewels, exquisite watches, rare wines and more that have thrilled us in the half-century since Christie’s opened its doors in Geneva
From Klimt and Schiele in New York to the Pre-Raphaelites in San Francisco — here’s our roundup of these and other major exhibitions from Chicago to São Paulo
Featuring pieces from one of the finest collections of Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery ever to come to auction
A primer on the jewellers who cast aside Art Nouveau’s nature-inspired forms in favour of an aesthetic that celebrated modernity and technology
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection