29 November 2017

Precious pictures

While they have not always been a popular addition to jewelry collections, brooches are coming back into favour. Composed of a set of gemstones, its favourite themes are animals, flowers or knots. The Van Cleef & Arpels ballerinas, meanwhile, are a collector’s delight and are setting new records at auction.

  • Belmacz - "Poiret" pin made of gold and angel skin coral - £1860

  • Cartier at Siegelson - "Tutti Frutti" pair of brooches made of engraved emeralds, rubies and diamonds - ca 1930 - Price on demand

  • Chanel Joaillerie - "Summer Cruise" brooch made of white and yellow diamonds and sapphires - Price on demand

  • Dior Joaillerie - "Apollo Room" brooch made of gold and diamonds - Price on demand

  • Garaude - "Hokusai" brooch made of titanium and diamonds - €3900

  • Lorenz Baumer - "Autumn Beetle" brooch made of gold, or, aluminum, diamonds, sapphires and lacquer - €164 000

  • Muriel Grateau - "Great Sun" brooch made of gold, diamonds and silvered rock crystal - €14 200

  • Nikos Koulis - Pin made of gold, an emerald, a pearl and diamonds - €83 000

  • Solange Azagury-Partridge - "Regalia" brooch made of enamel and diamonds - Price on demand

  • Sylvie Corbelin - Safety pin made of gold and diamonds - From €1900

  • Van Cleef & Arpels - "Notte Azzurra" Ballerina clip made of gold, turquoise, diamonds ... - Price on demand

  • Schiaparelli - "Arrowed heart" brooch made of brass and crystals - €3000

  • Vhernier - Overlaid gemstones - From €4150

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