Specialists’ Picks: Jewelry for All Occasions

Whether you’re looking for a piece to enhance your daily outfit or a bold design for special events, this season’s online sale has something for everyone.

Whether you’re looking for a piece to enhance your daily outfit or a bold design for special events, this season’s online sale has something for everyone.

Clockwise from right to left: A Diamond Bracelet (Lot 59), A Colored Diamond and Diamond Bracelet (Lot 69), An Emerald and Diamond Ring by Mikimoto (Lot 11), A Diamond Ring by Adler (Lot 71), A Gold and Diamond Ring by Adler (Lot 103), A Colored Diamond and Diamond Necklace (Lot 92), A Cultured Pearl and Diamond Ring (Lot 54), A Pink Tourmaline and Diamond Ring (Lot 88), A Set of Two Enamel Rings by Wallendorff (Lot 11), and A Diamond Bracelet (Lot 56)

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A Gold, Sapphire and Diamond ‘Bird’ Brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels, A Gold, Sapphire and Diamond ‘Bird’ Brooch, Circa 1960s
Estimate: HK$30,000-50,000 (US$3,800-6,500)
Lot 44, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

Birds are a common motif in the oeuvre of Van Cleef & Arpels. Diamonds and colored gems fuse together to bring these animals to life with grace and lightness. This brooch brings to mind a baby rooster, an unusually whimsical caricature from the Maison’s earlier works of the avian theme. —Charlene Lau, Head of Jewels, Hong Kong

 

A Ruby Eternity Ring and Pair of Ruby Earrings by Graff

Graff, A Ruby Eternity Ring
Estimate: HK$150,000-200,000 (US$19,000-25,000)
Lot 39, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

Graff, A Pair of Ruby Earrings
Estimate: HK$250,000 - 350,000 (US$32,000-45,000)
Lot 40, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

An unusual take on the classic eternity band is Lot 39, a piece by Graff made with marquise-shaped rubies. These days, eternity rings are often gifted for anniversaries and birthdays. Their circular shape is commonly associated with the circle of life, making these rings traditional symbols of everlasting love and commitment. Lot 40, a matching pair of marquise-shaped earrings, rounds it out for a modern demi-parure suite. —Cristel Tan, International Specialist

 

A Set of Gold and Diamond ‘Diva’s Dream’ Necklace and Earrings by Bulgari

Bulgari, A Set of Gold and Diamond ‘Diva’s Dream’ Necklace and Earrings
Estimate: HK$65,000 - 85,000 (US$8,300-11,000)
Lot 16, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

Bold and beautiful, the bedazzling “Diva’s Dream” collection is a Bulgari favorite. The collection’s graceful and iconic fan-shaped motif is a chic yet classic aesthetic. The diamonds add a resolutely cocktail-party elegance to the set. —Tomoko Mizutani, Specialist

 

A Bi-Colored Gold, Diamond and Colored Diamond Charm Bracelet by Mikimoto

Mikimoto, A Bi-Colored Gold, Diamond and Colored Diamond Charm Bracelet
Estimate: HK$24,000-40,000 (US$3,000-5,000)
Lot 15, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

Stacking bracelets is back! It may be the hottest jewelry trend this summer, so grab your bangles, bracelets and cuffs and stack, stack, stack. This fun way of wearing bracelets means you don’t have to choose which to wear with your outfit — you can wear them all. And the best thing about a bracelet stack: each piece is individual and unique to the wearer. —Dominique Lau, Cataloguer

 

A Colored Sapphire, Diamond and Colored Diamond Ring

A Colored Sapphire, Diamond and Colored Diamond Ring
Estimate: HK$25,000-35,000 (US$3,200-4,500)
Lot 105, Jewels: Online Auction, July 23-27

This pink sapphire, diamond and black diamond ring is an excellent example of a sculptural statement piece. Statement rings usually showcase unusual designs with precious gems, diamonds or metal motifs. They’re an expression of the wearer’s style and personality. The fluid lines in this ring, reminiscent of a wave, reflect the contrasting colors and materials used to create this unique piece. —Nicole Lee, Associate Cataloguer

 

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