Jewelry Box Essentials

Online Auction: 5–12 November 2020 • 1:00 PM EST • New York
Jewelry Box Essentials 5–12 November 2020 • 1:00 PM EST • New York

S otheby’s is pleased to present Jewelry Box Essentials, open for bidding November 5-12, featuring a variety of must-have styles for any collection. Discover stylish yet simple and understated jewels for daytime wear, including vintage gold bracelets and necklaces by renowned makers such as Cartier and Tiffany & Co., and staples such as diamond studs, line bracelets and longchains. Featuring iconic designs, such as a coral ‘Alhambra’ necklace and ‘Rose de Noel’ brooch, each by Van Cleef & Arpels, a ‘Serpenti’ watch by Bulgari, and a gold Buccellati cuff-bracelet, there is a signed jewel for seasoned collectors and enthusiasts alike. And because no collection is complete without statements and color, you’ll find an array of bold and impressive jewels for any occasion.

Diamond Essentials

Generations of Class and Style: Harry Winston
During the Christmas season near the end of World War II, Harry Winston was looking for ideas on how to showcase gems in a new and innovative way, when he was unwittingly inspired by the holly wreath hanging from his own front door. This serendipitous discovery led him to create a method which used the gems themselves to shape the jewelry by employing delicate multi-dimensional wire mountings, allowing the gems to appear to float on the wearer. That groundbreaking design, which is deftly utilized in this bracelet, is as iconic today as it was 75 years ago.
Daytime Gold
Statement Pieces
Van Cleef & Arpels – Maker Spotlight

Always a perennial favorite among collectors of classic, wearable jewelry, Van Cleef & Arpels is forever top-of-mind when one needs a piece to “throw on” when dashing out the door, whether it be to run errands or to chair a gala event.

The varied style of Van Cleef & Arpels is aptly captured in this sale with the offering of great daytime jewelry such as the sleek pair of unusual tiger’s-eye and gold earclips, to the double hoop earrings which make the seamless transition from daytime to business, as well as the more formal ‘Flamme’ diamond brooch and sumptuous pair of diamond leaf brooches. Van Cleef & Arpels is truly essential to all of the facets of your lifestyle.

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