Freeman’s May 17 Jewelry Auction is sure to dazzle and delight jewelry enthusiasts and collectors alike. The nearly 160 lot sale includes an exquisite assortment of antique and contemporary jewelry by names such as Cartier, Tiffany, Bulgari, and Van Cleef & Arpels. As we look ahead to spring, many of these pieces offer a chance to refresh and renew your jewelry box. Please join us for the exhibition of our upcoming sale, which opens to the public Thursday, May 11, and view these works and more in person.
The fluidity and flexibility of the necklace makes it very easy to wear and the matching earrings make a great addition. The texture and golden rope design shows the Italian influence in Buccellati designs.
Lot 53: An eighteen karat gold necklace and earclips, Buccellati
I love the vibrant green of this piece of jadeite. It is also a Type ‘A’ jade, which means it has not been treated with dye or polymer.
Lot 138: A jadeite jade, diamond and eighteen karat gold ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, NY
This ‘Camellia’ brooch from the 1960’s is a stunning example of Van Cleef and Arpel’s workmanship and quality. The swirling flower motif with the diamonds and sapphires is sure to grab everyone’s attention.
Lot 147: A sapphire and diamond "Camellia" brooch, Van Cleef and Arpels
Over the past couple of decades, Tiffany started recreating their iconic designs of the Art Deco style. The geometric pattern and streamlined look of the diamonds and sapphires in this brooch show quintessential Art Deco style.
Lot 153: A sapphire and platinum brooch, Tiffany & Co.
The shape of this fancy light yellow diamond is very attractive and really showcases the color of this stone.
Lot 158: A fancy light yellow diamond, diamond and eighteen karat gold ring