Moran’s May 19 Jewels & Luxury sale offers quality, whimsy

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Pear-shape diamond ring, 14K white gold, est. $20,000-$30,000

MONROVIA, Calif. Moran’s May 19 Jewels & Luxury auction is filled with 198 lots of glittering jewels and luxurious accessories sure to appeal to every taste. The colorful array of gems is sure to catch the eye of collectors, who can bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

A glorious pear-shaped diamond (shown at top) weighing 3.27 cts. and graded E color, SI1 clarity and set in white gold is well-proportioned and timeless, heading to the block with a $20,000-30,000 estimate A classic round diamond weighing 3.39 cts. with F color and SI2 clarity catches the light as well as it does attention and is estimated to bring $12,000-$15,000.

A jadeite and diamond ring, centering a rich green jade cabochon, would be the perfect accompaniment to any outfit and is expected to sell within its $3,000-$4,000 estimate, while a stunning natural Kashmir-area sapphire surrounded by diamonds comes to auction with a $15,000-$20,000 estimate

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Natural sapphire and diamond ring, est. $15,000-$20,000

Whimsical jewelry is sure to bring a little sunshine to the sale. A gem-set sailfish brooch with sapphire, diamond, and mother-of-pearl body would go swimmingly with any summer outfit and heads to the block with a $2,000-$3,000 estimate.

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Sapphire and diamond sailfish brooch, est. $2,000-$3,000


A sweet diamond and sapphire teddy bear pendant necklace with articulated arms is sure to charm hearts and wallets with an approachable $600-800 estimate. Three gem-set bees are one of Moran’s favorite lots in the auction and buzzes into the sale with a $1,000-$1,500 estimate.

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Three gem-set bee pins, est. $1,000-$1,500

Name-brand jewels and accessories always make a splash at auction. A wonderful set of silver Georg Jensen flower jewelry comes to the block with a $1,200-1,800 estimate. A fabulous 18k yellow gold necklace by David Yurman with its branded ring is sure to appeal to collectors at its $2,000-$3,000 estimate.

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David Yurman diamond necklace, est. $2,000-$3,000

What better way to complete an outfit than with a luxurious silk scarf? Moran’s has plenty of tempting options in the sale, including a red “L’Intrus” scarf from Hermès designed with overlapping birds in flight estimated to bring $200-$400 at the block.

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Red Hermes “L’Intrus” silk scarf, est. $200-$400

For questions about any item in the auction, contact Mollie Burns-Keith at 626-793-1833. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.