NEW YORK – Tiffany & Co., Cartier and Bulgari are several of the famous names that stand out in a diverse mix of contemporary and designer jewelry offered by Jasper52 in an online only auction Sunday, July 2. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Among the fine estate jewelry coming up for bids in the sale is an 18K gold snake ring (above) from Bulgari’s Tubogas Collection. The ring features a rich red cabochon ruby.
Golfers will love the Cariter 18K white gold cuff links set in the form of a golf ball and tee (below). Each cuff link is marked “Cartier, 750” with reference numbers, the maker’s mark, and a French 18K gold assay mark. The set dates to circa 1990.
Prolific 20th-century artist Salvador Dali designed an 18K yellow gold pendant necklace in the likeness of Carmen from the famous Georges Bizet opera. The pendant is marked “#9” of an edition of 1,000 and measures 1 1/4 inches high. It is also marked “Dali, 18K, 750” and has a 16 1/2-inch-long chain with rose-like links.
French fashion designer Paloma Picasso, widely known for her jewelry designs for Tiffany & Co., is represented in the auction with an 18K yellow gold ring of double hearts intertwined. The ring is signed “Paloma Picasso T&Co.”
Another stunning contemporary ring in the sale is a John Hardy sterling silver ring set with a Batu smoky quartz gemstone. The ring is new without tags.
Several pieces is the sale are in the form of wildlife, including an alligator sterling cuff and matching pendant by Judith Ripka.
The Jasper52 auction will begin at 4 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, July 2.