The timeless charm of diamonds and the power of topaz – dazzling jewelry at DESA Unicum

Up to 238 diamonds with a total weight of 13.29 carats were adorned with a white gold bracelet, the price of which is estimated at an impressive amount of 80-100 thousand PLN. zloty. The unusual decoration is the most expensive of the 104 pieces at the auction “Jewelry. Works of Jewelery Art from the XIX-XX centuries”, which will be held on May 23 at the DESA Unicum auction house in Warsaw. It will be dominated by timeless diamonds in a perfect company of ruby, sapphire, topaz, peridot, emerald, amethyst, garnet and turquoise.

They will fall under the hammer of historical value Very popular Art Deco style jewelry A wide range of 19th century jewelry. Among them, elegant secrets, brooches, earrings, a locket with a watch and a ring – one of the 45 that will be offered by the largest auction house in Central and Eastern Europe at the May auction. One of its greatest attractions is a diamond ring weighing more than two carats from the interwar period. Its value is estimated at 75-90 thousand PLN. zloty. All pieces of art jewelry sold at auction can be seen and can also be tried on order At the pre-auction exhibition at DESA Unicum headquarters in the Mujahideen. Piękna 1A in Warsaw.

They are dazzling, brilliantly alluring, symbolizing wisdom, fidelity and love – diamonds have ruled among gems for centuries, and their prices sometimes reach several tens of millions of dollars. The largest white diamond The scientist named “The Rock” went to Christie’s auction house in Geneva, where he was on May 11, 2022. It was sold for nearly $22 million. The unusual teardrop-shaped stone has a size of 228.31 carats, 110 carats more than the previous record holder sold in 2013. The brilliant diamond is chosen as a capital investment and as a prestigious gem. It is also the most common decoration for engagement rings in the world, including those given by celebrities and famous people. This spring, the global media loudly commented on the engagement ring with Rare green diamond 8.5 caratsThat Hollywood actor Ben Affleck has gifted Jennifer Lopez, the famous actress and singer. Its price is estimated at 10 million dollars.

Diamonds dominate the May bid, the second bid at the 2022 DESA Unicum auction dedicated to Unique jewelry. The most expensive thing is a diamond bracelet from the beginning of the XXI century made of white gold. It is decorated with 238 diamonds with a total weight of 13.29 carats, and its value is It is estimated at 80-100 thousand zlotys. Another attraction is a set studded with diamonds and topaz, consisting of earrings, a necklace, a ring and a bracelet. The goldsmiths used 270 diamonds with a total weight of 9.1 carats and 5 topazes, highly valued in jewelry, with a total weight of 6.8 carats. Blue topaz adorns the set. This is one of the most common colors in jewelry, as it is rarely found in nature Valuable stones since ancient times. The Greeks believed that topaz gives strength, and in India it was believed that it prolongs life, increases intelligence and increases beauty. Topaz was also popular amulets for sailors who believed in their ability to calm the oceans.

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DESA will present up to 45 masterpiece episodes. In addition to diamonds, they will also be decorated with sapphires, sapphires, topazes, aquamarines, sapphires, emeralds, amethysts, garnets and turquoise. A ring studded with diamonds weighing more than two carats attracts attention. It was built in the interwar period, and its value is estimated at 75,000-90,000 PLN. zloty. It is also particularly interesting Ring from the beginning of the twentieth and twenty-first centuriesIt is decorated with a 1.5 carat diamond with an estimated value of 40-60 thousand. zloty. There will be three-piece rings, including an interesting piece from France with rubies, sapphires, emeralds, diamonds and a brand ring Shawn Lin With a black diamond.

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Collectors will be able to bid on exquisitely crafted pieces of 19th century jewelry. One of them is sensitive Tourmaline necklaceThe highest estimate is 70,000 zlotys. The secrets on display, brooches, earrings, ring or medallion of Swiss watches also come from two centuries ago.

May, the second auction this year “Jewelry. The jewelry art of the 19th and 20th century is aimed at customers who prefer diamonds. The prices of these gemstones have risen again after the market slowdown in the first year of the epidemic, attracting the attention of investors looking for investment opportunities. A trend has also been observed. Ascendant in the gold market, which also encourages the purchase of jewelry made of this metal.A wide range of diamond jewelry, including more than 40 rings, will surely satisfy even the most demanding collectors and people looking for engagement rings.We will also offer valuable items Historic 19th century jewelry and attractive decorations from the interwar period, some still in modern Art Deco style.The auction will include examples from respected Italian luxury brands: Pasquale Bruni, Roberto Quinn, Gavello.It is characterized by artistic sensitivity, unique design and exquisite workmanship. – says Ursula Bruce, auction coordinator.

A gallery of items for sale is available in the building DESA Unicum until May 23 From Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 19.00, on Saturday from 11.00 to 16.00. Entry to the exhibition is free.

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Image by Marcin Cognac / DESA Unicum, Design: Małgorzata Białobrzycka.

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