Gray's Auctioneers Fine Jewelry, Gems and Watches Auction, March 31 1pm. Gray’s Auctioneers is pleased to announce Auction 28: Fine Jewelry, Gems and Watches, to be held March 31st at 1pm. This is an online only auction.
News-Antique.com - Mar 24,2010 - Gray’s Auctioneers is pleased to announce Auction 28: Fine Jewelry, Gems and Watches, to be held March 31st at 1pm. This diverse sale features over 125 stunning jewelry lots ranging from rings, bracelets and necklaces to brooches, pendants and earrings. Of particular note is a David Webb ladies 18 kt yellow and white gold, diamond melee ring, a piece that is remarkable for its bold shape and arrangement. A preeminent American jewelry designer, David Webb is known for his enigmatic, colorful and dramatic jewelry pieces- particularly those featuring animals, as evidenced in Lot 53, A David Webb white enameled and ruby frog ring. This ring perfectly captures Webb’s sense of whimsy, while illustrating his skillful craftsmanship.
Also featured is a beautiful single strand Tahitian grey pearl necklace, particularly arresting for the pink overtone found in the pearls. The necklace pairs nicely with a number of grey pearl earring sets, including Lot 96, a pair of ladies 18 kt white gold, black pearl and diamond drop earrings, or Lot 94, a pair of 18 kt yellow gold and Tahitian pearl stud earrings.
Further offerings include an incredibly unique Carved Russian Agate Cameo. The piece features an 18 kt yellow gold, European cut diamond and Akoya pearl frame with black and white enamel. The size of the piece, coupled with its intricately detailed carving make it a truly remarkable piece to behold.
Rounding out this diverse selection is an elegant Piaget, Van Cleef and Arpels ladies wristwatch with 18 kt yellow gold bezel and braided band and featuring a beautiful coral dial.
This sale marks Gray’s first online only auction, and features live internet bidding available on 3 different platforms including; www.graysauctioneers.com, www.liveauctioneers.com, and www.icollector.com. As always, bidding is also offered via phone and absentee. A fully illustrated catalog is available at www.graysauctioneers.com. Gray’s showroom will be open for preview Wednesday the 24th through Friday the 26th from 10-5pm, as well as the following week Monday the 29th 10-5pm through the sale date on Wednesday the 31st.