NOVEMBER 2019 SALE
OF FINE JEWELS &
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EXCEPTIONAL FINE JEWELS & WATCHES WITH LUXEFORD
Results of the November 2019 Fine Jewels & Watches Auction
Luxeford’s Autumn Fine Jewels & Watches auction was held on 20th November at the Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong. We were ecstatic and grateful of the support we received at the auction while in the midst of an unstable economy. By upholding the quality of items and professionalism has attracted both new and existing connoisseur globally.
With its instantly recognizable textural design, Buccellati evokes the glamour of the past and still remains relevant in the auction scene. Lot 2684, a beautifully made sapphire and diamond bangle, by Mario Buccellati and Lot 2682, a lady’s mother-of-pearl and gold ‘Arischron’ bracelet watch by Gianmaria Buccellati.
Conch pearl jewelry remains as the favorite while continue to steal the show with Lot 2733, a lovely pair of conch pearl and diamond ear pendants of foliage design, each suspending a cascade of conch pearl buds with flame patterns, highlighted with pavé-set diamond leaves and briolette diamonds.
Other noteworthy items that intrigue the collectors include Lot 2753, a sapphire, colored diamond and diamond ring, gorgeously set with a Sri Lankan sapphire, complimented with glistening diamonds; Lot 2780, a pair of topaz and diamond ear clips, each set with a sizeable London blue topaz, embellished by the concentric pavé-set diamond frame and Lot 2690, a hefty coral and diamond necklace, beautifully decorated throughout with Sardinian coral roundels.
Our Head of Jewelry Asia, Mr. Edmond Chan, extends his gratitude to all participants. We cherish your presence and greatly look forward to seeing you at our Spring Auction in 2020.
MAY SALE OF FINE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESENTING: A SALE OF FINE JEWELS & WATCHES WITH LUXEFORD
WEDNESDAY, 20TH NOVEMBER, 2019
PUBLIC EXHIBITION: 17TH TO 20TH NOVEMBER, 2019
VENUE: ISLAND SHANGRI-LA, HONG KONG
Lot 2782, a stunning pair of 3.03 and 3.01 carats, Fancy Vivid Yellow (also known as ‘Zimmi’ yellow in the trade), SI2 to SI1 clarity, brilliant-cut diamond ear studs, will be offered at the sale for HK$ 2,000,000. The term ‘Zimmi’ refers to a town in the Pujehun district of southern Sierra Leone famously known for producing diamonds with striking saturation due to its exceptionally high nitrogen content that’s unparalleled with any ordinary canary diamonds in the trade. To further complement our colored diamond collection, Lot 2793, a rare and magnificent 3.04 carats, Fancy Green, SI1 clarity, oval-cut diamond ring, rounding-off with the glistening kite-shaped and emerald-cut diamond surround, has an estimated value of HK$ 2,200,000.
Rubies, sapphires and emeralds also commonly refer to as the ‘Big Three’ often comes first to mind as they are inarguably the most sought after gemstones for thousands of years, Lot 2794, a scorching 7.61 carats, Burma unheated ruby ring, estimated at HK$ 2,300,000; Lot 2766, a superb 4.90 carats, Kashmir unheated sapphire ring with a pre-sale estimate of HK$ 1,700,000; and Lot 2742, a sumptuous 5.56 carats, Columbia no-oil emerald ring, estimated at HK$1,350,000.
Lot 2785, a highly important natural pearl and diamond necklace, comprising seven gently graduated strands of well-matched natural pearls, is expected to fetch HK$ 3,800,000. The delicate patina of natural pearls accompanied with the Art-Deco style diamond clasp creates a harmonious appearance that captures the graceful and yet unpredictable beauty of the mysterious ocean.
The watch collecting world has always been a passionate topic and perhaps just downright legendary. Rather it’s for personal collection or simply wanting to dress to impress, this season we have gathered some rare and intricate timepieces to suit various occasions. Lot 2757, a brand new double-sealed Patek Philippe yellow gold ‘Gondolo’ wristwatch, ref no. 5124J-001, estimated at HK$ 80,000; and Lot 2749, a lady’s gem-set and diamond bracelet watch by The Royal Diamond, estimated at HK$ 50,000.
Further highlighted items from prestige jewelers include; Lot 2783, a sterling silver fruit basket table ornament by Gianmaria Buccellati, estimated to be HK$ 350,000; Lot 2689, a beautifully crafted flower diamond brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels, estimated at HK$ 380,000 and other signed pieces from Cartier, Chaumet, Harry Winston, Rolex, Tiffany & Co.