With a keen focus on the classic diamond, Freeman’s November 22 Jewelry and Watches auction offers elegant collecting and gifting opportunities ahead of the holiday season. Of particular distinction are two timeless styles—a Tiffany& Co. 5.13-carat oval-cut diamond ring, and a 5.85-carat round brilliant diamond ring—each presented at an estimate of$160,000-250,000.
“We’re honoured to present such a distinguished collection of diamonds, gemstones, andother works in the upcoming auction,” says Lourdes Winnick, Head of Freeman’s Jewellery and Watches department. “The diamond market is strong and trending upward, and in this tight market, we expect competition for and strong sales of our top diamond lots.
”CARTIER, TIFFANY & CO., BULGARI: DISTINGUISHED MAKERS
Freeman’s Jewelry and Watches sales continue to bring works by some of the most recognisable and esteemed designers to market. The November 22 sale alone features ten Rolex timepieces, led by a rare 1975 President Day-Date with a Spanish calendar wheel (Lot 152; estimate: $15,000-20,000).
Collectors will be pleased to find elegant pieceslike a Cartier diamond, cabochonemerald, and 18K yellow gold brooch (Lot 42; estimate: $20,000-30,000), a BulgariTubogas Serpenti watch in 18K yellow gold (Lot 110; estimate: $8,000-12,000), and an18k tank wristwatch by Patek Philippe for Tiffany & Co.(Lot 138; estimate: $8,000-12,000).
FROM BROOCHES TO BRACELETS,ART DECO MAKES A SPLASHArt Deco designs—with their distinct geometric patterns and brightly coloredgemstones—are on full display inJewelry and Watches. An elegant platinum anddiamond bracelet leads the selection (Lot 49; estimate: $25,000-35,000), followed by aplatinum and diamond bracelet by Raymond Yard boasting 256 diamonds in total (Lot18; estimate: $10,000-15,000).
Pieces like a diamond-and-ruby double-clip broochmade by Bailey, Banks & Biddle inthe 1930s complement any garment with striking Art Deco flair (Lot 34; estimate: $3,000-5,000), while a platinum and diamond pendant can alternately function as a pin(Lot 38; estimate: $10,000-15,000).