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Rare jewels and precious objects

Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

Rare jewels and precious objects

from a gentleman"s estate : auction: Thursday 19 November 1998 ....

by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

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Published by Sotheby"s in Geneva .
Written in English


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Sale catalogue.

SeriesSale GE0237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17573642M

  Exceptional Jewels and Precious Objects Formerly in the Collection of The Duchess of Windsor - View Past Auction Details. Gems and Precious Stones Edited by Kennie Lyman. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones provides both the connoisseur and the casual collector with a compact, easy-to-use volume describing the more than rare varieties of minerals whose beauty and mystery have possessed our imaginations from time immemorial. More than

  Rare gem collectors are paying close attention to Sotheby's 'Magnificent Jewels' spring auction this week in New York. Sotheby's says the highlight is an exceptional pear-shaped diamond of nearly. The IGS Gem Price Guide covers commonly traded colored gemstones as well as more unusual, collectible gems. The values listed below are based on a variety of sources, including primary and secondary gemstone dealers, jewelers, miners, and wholesale suppliers. Reading time: 4 min. Kunzite is the pink variety of the mineral spodumene. Finding a.

A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments. However, certain rocks (such as lapis lazuli and opal) and occasionally organic materials that are not minerals (such as amber, jet, and pearl) are also used for jewelry and .   From rare gemstones to architecture and royal influences, jewellery designer Farah Khan traces her bejewelled journey in her début book.


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The jewelry was made from stones taken from Queen Charlotte's jewelry and an Order of the Bath Badge. The jewels also held rupees from a Mughal emperor and possibly precious stones provided by a Sultan of Turkey, O'Riordan said. Lax security (the jewels were kept in a library) were blamed for the : Owen Jarus.

Review of Cartier Royal High Jewelry and Precious Objects, Rare jewels and precious objects book François Chaille. Precious Objects is written by Alicia Oltuski, a young woman whose father and grandfather both dealt in the diamond business, mostly in New York City. I thought this was a wonderful book, very well researched that's for sure.4/4(23).

The Imperial jewels had been seized from the Russian royal family when they were dethroned. The sapphire’s Imperial provenance was confirmed by an illustration plate and description of the stone in the French version of the extremely rare inventory catalogue, Les Joyaux du Tresor de Russie (Russia’s Treasure of Diamonds and Precious Stones).

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a rare french crown jewel returns to the musÉe du louvre Published by Guset User, Description: 2 “Among the great missions of the Louvre is the development of the museum’s collections, with a particular focus on works of art and precious objects belonging. The mysterious Delhi Purple sapphire is now permanently on display as part of the Natural History Museum's Vault Collection of precious gemstones.

La Peregrina Pearl — Tempestuous Token of Love Author: Remy Melina. Titanic treasures: Precious jewels belonging to passengers of doomed ship go on public display for first time years after disaster.

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The over Namibian minerals and gemstones are listed from A to Z. Actinolite is a member of a series that contains varying amounts of iron and magnesium. Tremolite is the Mg end, and ferroactinolite the Fe end, with actinolite in the middle.

Actinolites with more than 50% Fe are very rare. Catseye actinolite exists (S.G. R.I. ); when chatoyant material is cut, it exhibits a fine eye. Her Royal Highness thanks you for creating the most beautiful and interesting book.

Mrs. Darunee Pulsup, Secretary to H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vatana of Thailand, Feb. 13, We in Sri Lanka also have a strong demand for astrological gemstones to be worn to ward off planetary ill effects, but I do not think that any author or gemmologist has.

GemSelect's list of precious & semi-precious gemstones: With over gem varieties, our gemstone index will help you find the perfect colored stone for your jewelry & crystal healing needs.

Actinolite is a rare translucent variety of chatoyant actinolite. It is an amphibole silicate that is sometimes mistakenly called 'cat's eye jade'. About this Item: Sotheby's, London, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good.

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Be it necklaces, brooches, pendants, or bracelets, precious and rare gems have long since become one of the favored ways to express just how much wealth one has. Here are the ten rarest gems on earth. Jeremejevite USD $/Carat.THE RUBY (JACYNTH) Of all the stones the yaqut (ruby) has the first place in grade, beauty, and rank.

God has likened the houris of Paradise to it: (In beauty) like the jacynth and the coral-stone. (33) The best variety of the ruby comprises several kinds: the white, dust-coloured, black, yellow, and red. Of these kinds the red is regarded as the best, as the dust-coloured and black appear.A treasure binding or jewelled bookbinding is a luxurious book cover using metalwork in gold or silver, jewels or ivory, perhaps in addition to more usual bookbinding material for book-covers such as leather, velvet, or other cloth.

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