Exquisite Jadeite and Works by Paula Crevoshay to Highlight Clars May 2013 Fine Jewelry Sale Oakland, CA — The desire for jadeite, in its rarest form, has inspired and captivated the world for thousands of years. Known for its rich coloration and almost glowing translucent quality, this desi
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Clars May 2013 Fine Jewelry Sale
Oakland, CA — The desire for jadeite, in its rarest form, has inspired and captivated the world for thousands of years. Known for its rich coloration and almost glowing translucent quality, this desirable gem is harder than steel and has been used to craft some of the most highly sought after jewelry. On Sunday, May 19, 2013, Clars will feature two exceptional natural jadeite jade and diamond rings as part of their Antiques and Fine Art Auction, highlighting the Fine Jewelry portion of the sale.
The first of these exquisite rings is set with a 12.8 x 17.7 x 6.22mm lavender jade oval cabochon and is being offered with an estimate of $18,000 to $25,000. The second example is highlighted by a 6.7 x 10.7 x 3.3mm green jade oval cabochon. It will be offered with an estimate of $12,000 to $16,000. Both of these offerings include Mason-Kay Jadeite Authenticity Reports; Conclusion: Natural Jadeite Jade – No Polymer Detected ‘A’ jade.
In addition to the fine jadeite pieces, a small collection of jewelry by award-winning designer Paula Crevoshay will be offered. Known as the “Queen of Color,” her jewelry is original and one-of-a-kind. Among the pieces to be offered is a very sophisticated ring that clearly reveals Crevoshay’s mastery of color. This ring features a Tahitian cultured pearl, diamonds and tourmalines and is estimated to achieve $9,000 to $12,000. A stunning pair of purple, sapphire, amethyst and cultured pearl drop pendant earrings is being offered for $8,000 to $12,000 and an exotic amethyst and moonstone brooch/ pendant/ enhancer combination in 18K yellow gold with a detachable amethyst drop is estimated to sell for $6,000 to $9,000.
About Paula Crevoshay: Paula Crevoshay graduated with honors from VCU in Richmond Virginia and won a full scholarship to the University Of Wisconsin where she earned her Master of Arts degree. She married Fulbright Scholar, George Crevoshay, and moved to India and was given two one-woman shows of her paintings and sculptures. The British Council of the Arts collected several of these works. After being inspired by the antiquity of Asia, she returned to America and launched her first collection of one-of-a-kind art jewels. Combining the disciplines of fine art, gemology and history with jewelry making transformed Crevoshay into a fresh, unique talent. Her artistic jewels began to win patrons and recognition, awards and achievements taking her as a jeweler, very quickly to the fore front of modern design. Her work has been shown at the Smithsonian Institute, at the GIA and the Carnegie Museum, among others and can be found in many important public and private collections.
For complete information on Clars May 19, 2013 Fine Jewelry Auction and to register to bid, please visit www.clars.com, call (510) 428-0100 or email: email@example.com. A complete catalog of all lots to be offered will be available online one week prior to the sale.