Saturday, June 6, 2009

Christie's London Sale - "Jewels" June 10

Christie's Auctions always have the top of the line in vintage and contemporary jewelry items. They have another sale ready to start on June 10, 2009 in London, and the offerings don't disappoint.

Don't have fare for a trip to the UK? No problem. Their new jewelry auction catalogue is a delight to navigate. Just click the catalogue to the right and then click the forward button on the top navigation bar of the next page, and it will take you through the cataloge just as though you are reading a magazine. When you find a piece that you like, click on it and it will enlarge to show details.

And prepare to be dazzled. There are jewels from such notable designers as Cartier, Bulgari, Chaumet, and Van Cleef & Arpels among many others. They have listings from all time periods with many Victorian pieces and loads of Art Deco styles.

Here are some highlights from their E- Catalogue:

Fabulous Art Deco Diamond Ruby and Enamel Brooch - £ 12,000 - 15,000

Spectacular Diamond and Multi gem Sarpech - £20,000-30,000.

Adorable Gem set of Lion brooches by Van Cleef and Arpels - £4,000-6,000.

So grab a cup of coffee, put your feet up and enjoy the stunning display of jewelry. Christie's 2009 London Jewelry catalogue can be accessed by this link or by clicking the auction catalogue photo at the top of the page.

All photos credit Christie's E-Catalogue.

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