01 août 2014

Rare Natural Non-Nacreous Melo Pearl, Melo melo volute, Saltwaters near Vietnam

Rare Natural Non-Nacreous Melo Pearl, Melo melo volute, Saltwaters near Vietnam. Photo Bonhams Characterized by a wonderful symmetry, many would considered this ovi-form Melo pearl to be a gem given its pretty papaya orange color, its fine flame pattern iridescence and excellent luster. This is a rare and fine pearl for the serious collector. Weighing 13.97 carats and measuring 14.1 x 12.0 x 10.0mm. Sold for US$ 16,250 (€12,145)   Bonhams. Gems, Minerals and Lapidary Works of... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

Rare Large Natural White Non-Nacreous Pearl—from "The Giant Clam", Tridacna gigas, Saltwaters near Vietnam

Rare Large Natural White Non-Nacreous Pearl—from "The Giant Clam", Tridacna gigas, Saltwaters near Vietnam. Photo Bonhams A luminescent white non-nacreous natural pearl, which possesses an extremely symmetrical egg-form shape as well as a very fine flame structure on its porcelaneous surface.Weighing approximately 32.45 carats and measuring 14.56 – 14.57 x 20.76 mm. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€26,160) Accompanied by an SSEF report (Schweizerisches Gemmologisches Institut) no. 60804 dated 29 September 2011 stating natural... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2014

Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, June 2014. Premium Vietnamese Blue Baroque Akoya strands

Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, June 2014. Premium Vietnamese Blue Baroque Akoya strands
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02 juillet 2014

Blue Vietnamese baroque akoya pearls

Blue Vietnamese baroque akoya pearls
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