John Moran Auctioneers’ Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auction is filled with an array of impressive jewels
• Lucious diamonds are sure to be the envy of the sale
• Signed stunners from Tiffany & Co. and other luxury houses will turn heads
• Colored gemstones abound in the auction
• An installment of Studio Jewelry is sure to bring out the collectors
MONROVIA, CA – John Moran Auctioneer’s December 15th Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auction is filled with a dizzying selection of diamonds, colored gems, and noteworthy jewels for every taste. The final jewelry auction of the year is filled with some of the most lust-worthy jewels yet consigned from private collections throughout Southern California and beyond. With all lots and condition reports online, browsing from the comfort of home has never been easier. A digital catalogue will be available online ahead of the auction for convenience.
Diamonds eternal appeal is on full display the auction. A natural fancy intense yellow diamond ring from Tiffany & Co., a signature colored diamond from the firm, is sure to appeal to collectors when it hits the block with a $15,000-25,000 estimate. A classic pair of diamond ear studs weighing 3.00 and 3.08 cts., respectively, comes to the block with an $18,000-25,000 estimate. A delicious pear-shaped diamond ring weighing a whopping 7.42 cts. is sure to fetch $25,000-35,000 estimate. For an updated take on the eternity band, the sale features a baguette-cut diamond band that would fit the bill at $3,000-5,000.
Signed pieces from the world’s top jewelers and watchmakers are ready for their debut. A simply stunning Art Deco perfume bottle from Cartier comes to the block with an $8,000-12,000. A delectable pineapple brooch from Tiffany & Co. will surely bring a little sunshine to the auction at its $2,000-3,000 estimate. An Omega Speedmaster Professional moonphase chronograph wristwatch is sure to capture attention when it hits the block with a $6,000-8,000 estimate. A wonderful set of Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. “Daisy” jewelry featuring a choker and a pair of ear clips is estimated to bring $2,000-3,000. An “Amapola” brooch from Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. features the pretty little poppy with a stylized stem and is sure to bring $600-800 at the block.
“A delicious pear-shaped diamond ring weighing a whopping 7.42 cts. is sure to fetch $25,000-35,000 estimate.
Lovers of colored gemstones will find plenty of tempting options at the auction. A breathtaking Art Deco sapphire and diamond pendant is sure to appeal to collectors at the sale, estimate is available upon request. Call on your inner Princess Diana or Kate Middleton with an evocative Tiffany & Co. sapphire and diamond ring estimated to bring $6,000-8,000. For those who prefer a ruby version of the classic ring, a Tiffany & Co. bauble is the perfect option at $6,000-8,000. A gorgeous peridot that can be worn either as a pendant or ring would make a splendid addition to any collection and is sure to bring $5,000-7,000.
In addition to Fine Jewelry & Timepieces, Studio Jewelry auction is slated to bring more treasures to the block on Monday, December 14th. A pair of Italian South Sea cultured pearl snowman earrings are the perfect accompaniment to the holiday season and are sure to bring some cheer at $600-800. A delightful Tiffany & Co. umbrella brooch may not protect you from the winter weather, but it will add a little sunshine to any outfit and is expected to sell between $400-600. Moran’s is fortunate to include an exciting array of Indian jewelry in the auction, chief among them is an Indian diamond and emerald necklace sure to bring $2,000-3,000 at the block.
Moran’s fall auction season will continue with Traditional Collector slated for Wednesday, December 17th. Moran’s takes the health and safety of our staff and customers seriously, as such, all previews for the auction will be by appointment only and the sales will be held online without a live audience. For upcoming highlights, online catalogues, and more information on these sales, visit Moran’s website: www.johnmoran.com. Bidding is now available online via Moran’s new mobile app Moran Mobile, available on both iOS and Android operating systems. Live bidding on a desktop is available through our website; bidding is also supported by telephone or absentee.
Consignment inquiries are always welcome.