NEW YORK — The birthstone of March, the aquamarine, is well named, drawn from the Latin words for water, aqua, and the sea, marina. The gemstone’s coloration, which can range from the palest blue to a dark blue, certainly evokes the colors of the sea. Aquamarines are popular in jewelry and can be cut into a variety of shapes. Emerald, round or brilliant cuts are most commonly used to bring out the stone’s beauty.
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NEW YORK — Moonstones, a kind of feldspar, have been admired, cherished and turned into jewelry for centuries. According to folklore, moonstones were made from beams of moonlight and it might be possible to catch a glimpse of Diana, the Roman goddess of the moon, inside them. Some claim that these stones have healing properties, can bring luck and wisdom, and might allow whoever holds it to see the future.
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, December 1, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale of Designer and Signed Jewelry – 190 lots of precious and delightful pieces by the most storied names, firms and houses. On offer will be a vintage Chaumet 18K gold and diamond bangle bracelet; a Buccellati gold, diamond and tourmaline earrings and necklace set; a vintage David Webb 18K gold Zebra bangle bracelet; a Cartier diamond and platinum ring featuring a natural sapphire; a pair of Suzanne Belperron Dents de Loup clips in 18K yellow gold, platinum and diamonds; and a Harry Winston ring featuring a 4.03-carat emerald-cut diamond set in platinum. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, September 29, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold an auction of Designer & Signed Jewelry – 225 lots of treasures from Tiffany & Co., David Webb, David Yurman, Harry Winston, Oscar Heyman, Angela Cummings, Marina B, Alberto Juan, Henry Dunay, H. Stern, Cartier, Chaumet, Bulgari, Buccellati, Garrard, Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff, Piaget, Carrera y Carrera, Picchiotti, Boucheron, Greenleaf & Crosby, Christian Dior, Mikimoto, Fred Leighton, Hemmerle, Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and, believe it or not, still more brands and illustrious names than that. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES – Abell Auction Co. will present an exquisite array of fine art, antiques, 20th century design, and jewelry from prominent Southern California estates at its online-only quarterly auction on May 23 starting at 10 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS — Dallas Auction Gallery will hold its spring Fine Jewelry & Asian Art auction on May 5. It will feature a large selection of important jewelry and watches from Texas estates, including that of a prominent Fort Worth patron of the arts. The sale will also include a collection of Chinese antiques from the estate of Wei Yuan Hsueh and Emily Hsueh. Mr. Hsueh was a Chinese government official as Consul to Jamaica and Consul to Germany prior to opening the Oriental Art Shop in Dallas in 1948. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.