Michele della Valle - Jewels and Jadeite Hong Kong Thursday, June 23, 2022 | Phillips

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    • - Two half moon-shaped cabochon amethysts, 41.29 carats total
      - Brilliant-cut diamonds, 4.08 carats total
      - Enhanced by half moon-shaped mother-of-pearl
      - Signed Michele della Valle with maker's mark, no. 11934
      - Italian assay mark
      - 18K white gold
      - Length 2.7 cm

  • Catalogue Essay

    “It is the gemstone that captures my attention and that, somehow, chooses me. It can be because of its colour, but also because of a particular cut or even because of what could commonly be considered a “defect,” which instead becomes a necessary element once the jewel is complete. I start from a detail that strikes my imagination, a spark that triggers the creative process. If I really must express myself [regarding] the stone I prefer……” Michele della Valle

    Based in Geneva, Italian-born della Valle creates poetic designs from vibrant and colourful treasures composed of alluring gemstones. Drawing thematic inspirations through his love of opera - captivating forest green emeralds, glowing red spinels and ocean blues sapphires are the familiar colours in his creations.

    A celebrated contemporary jeweller who is renowned for his bold colour combinations, he continues to push boundaries and continues to create jewels that reflect his whimsical imagination and vivacity for life.

    是寶石吸引了我的注意力,並以某種方式,選擇了我。或是因其顏色,亦或是某個特定的切割,又或因被認為「缺陷」的特征,一旦此珠寶作品完成,它就成為一個必要的元素。我的創作起於一個激發我想象力的細節,始於一個迸發創作過程的火花。如果我真的必須表達我自己(關於)我喜歡的石頭……—Michele della Valle

    出生於意大利的della Valle,在日內瓦發展自己的珠寶品牌,用別具魅力的寶石以詩意的設計創作出充滿生機與色彩斑斕的作品。其設計主題的靈感來自於他對歌劇的熱愛——富有迷人森林綠的祖母綠, 熠熠發光的紅色尖晶石和海洋藍的藍寶石,皆是他作品中熟悉的顏色。

    作為一名知名的當代珠寶設計師,其以大膽的色彩組合而聞名。他不斷突破界限,以其異想天開的想象力與其對生命的活力繼續著他的珠寶創作。

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Lot offered with No Reserve

A Pair of Amethyst, Diamond and Mother-of-Pearl Earrings

- Two half moon-shaped cabochon amethysts, 41.29 carats total
- Brilliant-cut diamonds, 4.08 carats total
- Enhanced by half moon-shaped mother-of-pearl
- Signed Michele della Valle with maker's mark, no. 11934
- Italian assay mark
- 18K white gold
- Length 2.7 cm

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 65,000 
$5,000-8,500

Sold for HK$32,760

Contact Specialist

Charlene Lau
Head of Jewels, Hong Kong
+852 2318 2039
[email protected]

Jewels and Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 23 June 2022