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Sotheby’s Important Jewels

Sotheby’s is at it again, stunning the jewelry world with its amazing pieces. On September 20, Sotheby’s kicks off its Fall season with some amazing pieces…at some amazing prices. Bring your check book!

A “Tutti Frutti” bracelet, one of Cartier’s rarest and most iconic Art Deco designs, will headline the Important Jewels sale at Sotheby’s in New York on September 20. The bracelet has a pre-sale estimate of $200,000 to $300,000.

Released by Cartier in 1928, the “Tutti Frutti” bracelet features  a flexible openwork foliate band set with carved sapphires, rubies and emeralds. It is set with old European-cut and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 7.00 carats, and is applied with black enamel.

The auction also features signed pieces by Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati and Tiffany & Co., with estimates ranging from $5,000 to $800,000. Collectors of high-quality diamonds will find a compelling selection of wearable white diamond rings ranging from 2 to 15 carats, as well as an array of fancy colored diamond jewels.

Among the items are a platinum and diamond Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels, set with an emerald-cut diamond weighing 9.19 carats, D color, VVS2 clarity, which flanked by triangular-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 2.80 carats.

Also featured is a diamond pendant necklace set with pear-shaped diamond of fancy intense blue color weighing 2.59 carats, VS1 clarity, surmounted by two diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat.

Another items expected to raise interest is a platinum and 18-karat pink gold and diamond Ring, set with a  round diamond weighing 5.56 carats, D color, internally flawless with excellent cut, polish and symmetry, which is flanked by two round diamonds each weighing  0.70 carat of similar perfect quality; and a platinum, gold, ruby and diamond Ring by Tiffany & Co., which is set with a Burmese ruby and diamonds weighing approximately 3.50 carats.

The Important Jewels presale exhibition will be opens to the public in New York on Friday, September 16.

Source: Diamond Dealers Club