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