May 2020 Sale of
Fine Jewels &
Luxury Accessories HK0123
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EXCEPTIONAL FINE JEWELS &
LUXURY ACCESSORIES WITH LUXEFORD
Results of the May 2020 Fine Jewels & Luxury Accessories Auction
Luxeford’s Spring Fine Jewels & Luxury Accessories Silent Auction was held on 28th May 2020. We were delighted and grateful of the support we received at the auction, attracting both clients and industry professionals alike.
Besotted by its beauty, prized for its resilience and revered for its multi-cultural significance, many have sought to possess this gem. Lot 2835, an absolutely stunning jadeite necklace, comprising one hundred thirty-nine carefully selected jadeite beads of emerald green color and aqueous luster. The beads are beautifully spaced with purplish red ruby roundels, accentuated by the diamond-studded spherical clasp, sold for HK$240,000.
Numerous buyers have showed immense interest in our exhilarating private collection items and we are grateful to the local and international sellers for entrusting us with their refined collection. For instance, Lot 2816, an antique sapphire and diamond flower brooch. While the classic appearance may be enticing, the intoxicating allure originates from the shimmering 4.04 carats D/SI2 brilliant-cut diamond. The brooch sold for HK$216,000. Amongst the loose diamonds collection, Lot 2811 is of notable mention. A beautifully cut and polished 2.74 carats E/VVS2 emerald-cut diamond, fetched for HK$180,000.
This season we saw attraction for rare and valuable gems. Lot 2806, a padparadscha sapphire and diamond ring. The Sri Lankan padparadscha sapphire is weighted at 6.25 carats with staggering and yet mesmerizing untreated orangy-pink coloration that resembles the lotus. The ring is garnished and surrounded with dazzling vari-cut diamonds, sold at HK$174,000.
Our Head of Jewelry Asia, Mr. Edmond Chan, would like to thank everyone for joining us in this exciting event. We appreciate your steady support and involvement. We hope to see your lovely faces again soon as we are setting off at full speed to the upcoming November Sale.
MAY 2020 SALE OF
FINE JEWELS AND LUXURY ACCESSORIES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESENTING: A SALE OF FINE JEWELS & LUXURY ACCESSORIES
THURSDAY, 28TH MAY, 2020
PRIVATE VIEWING: 18TH TO 28TH MAY, 2020
VENUE: LUXEFORD HONG KONG LIMITED
LOCATION: 1506, 15/F, CAR PO COMMERCIAL BUILDING, 18-20 LYNDHURST TERRACE, CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Diamonds’ glamorous and charismatic facets of its nature have been traditionally adorned with breathtaking jewelry. Lot 2854, an enormous 21.50 carats emerald-cut diamond ring with Fancy Yellow-Brown coloration and pristine VVS2 clarity, offering at HK$3,000,000. Lot 2815, one of eight items offered from a private collector, a whopping 7.41 carats, F color, SI2 clarity, brilliant-cut diamond ring, pitching a pre-sale estimate of HK$420,000. Lot 2816, a diamond and sapphire flower brooch, highlighted by a 4.04 carats, D color, SI2 clarity brilliant-cut diamond with a reasonable estimate of HK$180,000. Lot 2857, a 1.21 carats fancy blue diamond ring with VVS1 clarity, estimate of HK$2,900,000. Another important item includes Lot 2862, a 16.81 carats fancy pink-brown diamond ring with VS2 clarity, estimated at HK$6,800,000.
For connoisseur seeking peculiarity, natural conch pearls would be a befitting option. The application of conch pearls in jewelry dates back to the Victorian era as it were first carved as cameos. Other than its vivacious colors, the mysterious appeal of flame structure has traditionally promoted its desirability. Lot 2860, a suite of forty-two unmounted conch pearls of various shades of pink and peach weighing approximately 178.00 carats in total, with an estimated value of HK$420,000. Lot 2861, another unmounted conch pearl weighing 17.27 carats, estimated at HK$550,000.
Of notable mention, Lot 2835, a jadeite and ruby bead necklace comprising one hundred thirty-nine slightly graduated jadeite beads of emerald green color and good translucency, offering at HK$200,000.
Amongst the rare and unseen that awakens curiosity, we have Lot 2827, an exceptionally rare 1.41 carats brilliant-cut natural untreated red beryl ring, by Kat Florence, estimated at HK$110,000. Red beryl AKA Bixbite is only known to be found in Utah, USA. It is closely related to emerald as they are both varieties of the same species, beryl. To further emphasize its importance, most specimens will stay as specimens, only the chosen few will be sizeable enough to be faceted making this ring an absolute rarity.
Lot 2828, an absolutely gorgeous Colombian double cabochon cat’s eye emerald ring weighing 7.11 carats with a pre-auction estimate of HK$500,000. While there are limited chatoyant gems in the world that could display such define cat’s eye effect. To skillfully manifest and exhibit such phenomenon is a mission of its own. One must factor in that the gem material must be highly translucent and well-cut to center the cat’s eye and yet permits it to glide across the cabochon. Altogether it is a very high-spirited ring with a piercing stare.
Additional spotlighted piece includes Lot 2856, a pair of ‘Snowflake’ diamond ear pendants by Van Cleef & Arpels, estimated at HK$650,000. Last but not least, we assembled an elegance selection of luxury accessories including natural nephrite jade (Hetian jade) pendent necklaces and carvings, U horseshoe stamp handbags, flap bags, wallets and watch from Hermès, Chanel, Saint Laurent, Patek Philippe and other renowned brands.