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“The Blue Moon of Josephine” Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond. Photograph Courtesy of Sotheby’s
Investors, collectors and replica cartier bracelet connoisseurs of rare are all abuzz. On November 11, a 12.03-carat Fancy Vivid Blue diamond named The Blue Moon broke the world-record price for any diamond, gem or jewel sold at auction when it fetched $48.5 million at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva.
“The Sweet Josephine” Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond. Photo Courtesy of Christie’s
The night before, at rival auction house Christie’s Geneva, a 16.08-carat Fancy Vivid Pink diamond called The Pink sold for $28.5 million, a world-record price for cheap cartier trinity necklace any Fancy Vivid Pink diamond.
But perhaps the most astonishing news from the rarefied world of Fancy Color Diamonds is the fact that one collector – Chinese real estate tycoon Joseph Lau – was the high bidder for both incredibly rare diamonds. In back-to-back evenings he spent $77 million on the world-class stones, which he bought as gifts for his seven-year-old daughter Josephine.
Mr. Lau promptly renamed the Fancy Vivid Pink diamond “The Sweet Josephine,” and the Fancy Vivid Blue diamond “The Blue Moon of Josephine.”
Once in a Blue Moon
The flawless Blue Fake Cartier Ring Moon of Josephine is the largest cushion-shaped diamond in its category to appear at auction and received the highest possible color grading for a natural blue diamond – Fancy Vivid Blue — from the (GIA).
“Many people have likened the color to the ocean and the sun playing on the waves,” said David Bennett, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s jewelry division. “It’s an absolutely entrancing stone, and I never tire of its varying moods in different lights—in fact, just like the sea.”
To learn more about this extraordinary Fancy Vivid Blue diamond read Sotheby’s catalogue essay, written by renowned jewelry historian Vivienne Becker.
In the Pink
The Sweet Josephine Fancy Replica Van Cleef Between the Finger Ring Vivid Pink diamond is also the largest in its class ever certified by the GIA. The cushion-shaped stone, weighing 16.08 carats, is set in a ring, within a diamond twin surround (also known as a double halo), and mounted in platinum and gold.
The Fancy Vivid Pink is GIA-certified as a Type IIa diamond, which means it ranks within the top 2 percent of all gem diamonds in the world.
“As large and rare colored diamonds of this caliber become increasingly hard to locate, Knockoff Hermes Clic Clac H Bracelet this 16.08 carat Fancy Vivid Pink diamond comes to market at a time when great gems are mirroring prices achieved for masterpieces in the world of fine art. Collectors are looking to jewels as savvy investments that are both beautiful and can appreciate considerably in value over a relatively short period of time,” said Rahul Kadakia, Christie’s International Head of Jewelry.
08.02.2018 22:10 / Mis artículos
Gowns and Caftans by HalstonHalston with Models in the ’70s
Last week I went to a fascinating exhibition at The Baker Museum in Naples, Florida. Yves Saint Knockoff Van Cleef Butterfly Necklace Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ’70s offers a unique perspective on two of the best known fashion designers in modern history, the designers whose work most brilliantly defined and dominated the 1970s and whose influence on today’s fashions is stronger than ever.
On loan from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, the show features 80 ensembles and 20 accessories and jewelry pieces drawn from FIT’s extensive Knockoff Van Cleef Butterfly Bracelet collections of both designers’ clothes. According to the catalog, it is the “first exhibition to analyze and juxtapose the aesthetic developments of the designers at the peaks of their respective careers, from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.”
That Was Then, This Is Now
The exhibition showcases richly embellished gowns and finely constructed pantsuits by Saint Laurent with fluid, seamless, deconstructed caftans and jersey dresses by Halston. Not only was I struck by the beauty of these ‘70s styles, I was astonished by their timelessness.
Pantsuits, Le Smoking, and Safari Jacket by Yves Saint Laurent
Saint Laurent’s and Halton’s designs are as modern and wearable today as they were 40 years ago, including: pussycat bow blouses worn with wide trousers and narrow belts; Knockoff Van Cleef Butterfly Ring sleeveless leather jerkins over black turtlenecks and peg-legged pants; fur-trimmed capes with cashmere sweaters; and paisley caftans in diaphanous fabrics.
Halston’s Ultrasuede Wrap Dress is a Classic
Halston’s iconic Utrasuede wrap dress and Saint Laurent’s tuxedo-jacket pantsuit, or “Le Smoking,” are ‘70s styles that fashion editors now recommend as must-haves. The designers’ one-piece velvet jumpsuits and hoodie-style jersey tracksuits prefigured today’s popular athleisure wear.
Elsa Peretti Silver Mesh Bra for Halston
Elsa Peretti 1970s Jewelry
The vintage Cheap Hermes Kelly Double Tour Bracelet jewelry pieces and accessories in the FIT show are minimalist but effective, including a sterling silver bottle necklace and a black leather belt with a silver horseshoe buckle, both by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co.
Elsa Peretti was a model and muse for Halston before launching her jewelry line for Tiffany & Co. in 1974.
Today, her vintage pieces are sought-after collectibles.
A silver mesh bra, also by Peretti, peeks out from a silk charmeuse blouse tucked in gabardine trousers. It’s a look that could grace the cover of Vogue today.
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If you’ve ever wondered what fuels fashion’s enduring love affair with the 1970s, you have only to view Cheap Cartier Diamond Earrings the work of the decade’s premier designers side by side to understand.
Floridians, vacationers and snowbirds: plan a trip to Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ‘70s in Naples. You’ll be glad you did!
“Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ‘70s,” organized by The Museum at FIT, through March 6 at The Baker Museum
08.02.2018 22:08 / Mis artículos
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Mimi’s Wonderland. Designer Appearance by Mimi So at Dorfman Jewelers
November 11th Knockoff Amulette de Cartier Bracelet at 11:00am – 6:00pm
“Wonderland is the embodiment of a series of personal journeys which have led me to a vibrant, enchanted and colorful place in life,” said Mimi So about her newest collection.
And enchanted it is.
Her magic forest includes miniature birds, bees, owls, butterflies and ladybugs, all rendered in 18K gold and diamonds and perched on twig-like rings, bangle bracelets and earrings.
When stacked together, Mimi’s Wonderland rings and bangles create unique woodland fantasies. When worn replica cartier necklace mismatched, as she often recommends, her earrings make personal statements of refined whimsy and good taste.
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“Mimi So Knockoff Trinity de Cartier Ring embodies the jewelry she designs—chic, smart, urban, and sophisticated,” said Dorfman co-owner Jonathan Dorfman.
Meet her Wednesday when she brings her Knockoff Van Cleef Butterfly Earrings sylvan Wonderland Collection to the heart of Boston.
See you there!