AUCTION – Discover February’s birthstone amethyst at Bonhams Knightsbridge jewels sale

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Bonhams Knightsbridge Jewels on 15th February has over 300 lots of exceptional jewellery from leading houses such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co. and Bulgari. Whether it’s a classic diamond ring with a wedding in mind or coloured gems that are of preference – the birthstone for February is Amethyst – the forthcoming sale has something to capture everyone’s imagination.

AUCTION – Discover February’s birthstone amethyst at Bonhams Knightsbridge jewels sale

Model wears two necklaces, Amethyst rivière necklace, circa 19th century, offered with an estimate of £2,000-3,000, worn with an Amethyst rivière necklace, 19th century, offered with an estimate of £2,500-3,500

Carole Gordon, Bonhams Head of Department Knightsbridge, Jewellery, UK, said: “We continue to see high demand for diamonds in the market across all categories in addition to an increased appetite for coloured gemstones. We are delighted to offer in the Knightsbridge Jewels sale a selection of stunning diamonds alongside an array of amethysts, the February birthstone.”

Highlights for Amethysts include:

 

  • An amethyst, diamond and enamel bracelet featuring links of target design set with an amethyst cabochon within an old brilliant-cut diamond and white enamel surround with links set with old brilliant and cushion-shaped diamonds. Offered with an estimate of £4,000-6,000.

 

  • A 19th Century demi-parure set consisting of a flowing rivière necklace comprised of graduating oval-cut amethysts set within a collet setting that encircles the gemstone and earrings of matching design. Offered with an estimate of £2,500-3,500.

 

  • An amethyst rivière necklace, circa 19th century. The necklace features a graduated row of oval-cut amethysts set within a collet setting. The design has a suspended, similarly set, detachable pendant with amethyst tassels. Offered with an estimate of £2,000-3,000.

 

  • An amethyst and diamond pendant with a step-cut amethyst set within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds suspended from a foxtail link chain. Offered with an estimate of £800-1,200.