Antique Silver, Gold and Diamond Currant ‘en Pampille’ Brooch
This pierced corsage is set with 125 old mines cut diamonds with the center weighing in at an impressive 4.23 carats. The signed Tiffany & Co brooch dated around the year 1850 and was originally part of the French crown jewels. When the French crown jewels were sold in 1887, Tiffany & Co. bought almost a third of the jewelry in the sale.
The brooch was recently auctioned off by Doyle New York and fetched $332,500, which was well over the auction estimate of $50,000-$70,000.
Platinum and Fancy Blue Diamond Ring
This modified marquise cut diamond ring made a huge impression at the 2012 Magnificent Jewels auction at Sotheby’s. The natural fancy blue diamond weighs 3.54 carats and is mounted in platinum. Even with two diamonds missing and a partial Tiffany & Co. signature, the ring from the early 1900’s still well surpassed it’s $300,000-$500,000 pre-auction estimate. It sold for an incredible $2,434,500!
Victorian Amethyst & Diamond Necklace
This Tiffany & Co. amethyst and diamond necklace dates between 1885 and 1895 and is currently part of an ongoing exhibit at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
The Tiffany Yellow Diamond
The Tiffany Yellow Diamond is arguably one of Tiffany & Co.’s most prized diamonds. It was discovered in 1878 and remains one of the largest yellow diamonds in the world weighing 128.54 carats. Tiffany & Co purchased and cut the rock and had since lent it to the Smithsonian for many years. It was also used for a photo shoot with Audrey Hepburn for the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Now the diamond is on permanent display at the Tiffany & Co.
Fifth Avenue store in NYC.
Antique Diamond Corsage Piece
This diamond corsage from Tiffany & Co was made between 1880 and 1900 and is set with over 300 old cut diamonds. The corsage piece would have been worn on a bodice or waist of a dress which was very much in fashion at the time. The flowering corsage was donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Susan Dwight Bliss in the 1940’s.
Antique Edwardian Sapphire and Diamond Pendant
Christie’s sold this beautiful diamond and sapphire pendant by Tiffany & Co. in 2013 for over $22,000, which seems like a bargain when you see how beautiful it is. The large sapphire pendant from the early 1900’s was matched with a more modern diamond belcher-link chain.
Edwardian Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Pendant
This Edwardian demantoid garnet and diamond pendant are a one of a kind beauty that was crafted around 1910. The Tiffany & Co. heirloom sold at a 2009 Sotheby’s auction for over $22,000. The chain was a later addition.
Art Deco Cabochon Amethyst and Black Enamel Diamond Ring
This unusual Art Deco Tiffany & Co. cabochon amethyst diamond and enamel ring from the 1920’s is an excellent example of the company’s high attention to detail and classic ingenuity. The cabochon amethyst is approximately 6.36 carats and is accented with black enameling. It is currently for sale for $18,900 by Chas Schwartz & Son on 1stdibs.
Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch by Schlumberger
This 18k gold and platinum brooch was designed by Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. in the early 1960’s. The stylized flower is accented with a large natural sapphire gemstone weighing 17 carats and diamonds that total 8 carats. It is hitting the auction block April 21, 2015, at Sotheby’s and has a pre-auction estimate between $750,000 and $1,000,000.
Modern 3.50ct Cushion Cut Legacy Diamond Engagement Ring
Tiffany & Co. is known for their engagement rings, and this ring is no exception. This legacy diamond engagement ring features a 3.49-carat cushion cut diamond and accent diamonds that are approximately .84 carats total weight. The ring is currently for sale by Oak Gem on 1stdibs for $115,000.