The diamond jewelry pieces of the late, iconic author of pulp novels Jackie Collins are up for auction May 16 and 17 in Los Angeles. On that day there will be more than 1.000 jewelry pieces but Collins jewelry are catching the most attention. Here a closer look at several of Collins jewelry pieces:
A PAIR OF DIAMOND & EMERALD EARCLIPS
This elegant pair of ear clips has in the center an oval cabochon emerald, which is surrounded by diamonds. In addition, the earring contains many more types of diamonds. To be detailed, 2 French, 4 baguette, 10 marquise, 34 round, 224 round and 80 small round diamonds that weigh in total 17.65 carat. The price for this item is estimated around the $8000- $1200.
BLACK ONYX AND PLATINUM DIAMOND BRACELET
Set with an old oval cut diamond in the center Jackie her Art Deco diamond bracelet is one of her elegant pieces. The bracelet has a black onyx line that is flanked with diamonds. The center oval cut diamond weighs approximately 2.85-carats while the remaining diamonds that is set flanked to the onyx weights 3.90 carats. The estimated price is $7000- $9000 USD.
PLATINUM FLAMME BROOCHES
Three diamond brooches made of platinum come from Jackie Collins her private collection. The brooches are set with round brilliant and baguette cut diamonds. But one brooche is only set with baguette cut diamonds. The estimated total diamond weight is 26.70 carats and the price should be around $15.000 – $20.000 USD.
EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH
This Art Deco style brooch has a square step cut emerald in the center that has the measurements of approximately 10.80 x 10.40 x 7.92mm. The emerald is enhanced by round; half-moon square step and baguette cut diamonds while at the same time a square caliber cut emerald is inserted. The brooch has a total diamond weight of 17.50-carats and is estimated at a diamond price of $20.000 – $30.000 USD.
DIAMOND AND EMERALD BRACELET
Made with diamonds, emeralds, and platinum this Art Deco style bracelet is a true statement bracelet. The whole bracelet is made of baguette, trapezoid, half-moon, old European and single cut diamonds. All these diamond shapes are set in a geometric pattern while the square caliber emeralds give a hint of green. Estimated total weight 25-carat and price around $15.000 – $25.000 USD.
GRAND NECKLACE WITH DIAMONDS AND EMERALDS
Matching the diamond emerald statement bracelet this necklace is also featured with different shape of diamonds and emeralds. The necklace features as shared by the Telegraph a central diamond and emerald set plague suspending a diamond set pendant with caliber green stone accents, extended by geometric links with two diamond and emerald set shield-shaped plaques; French assay mark on tongue, whit one unidentified mark. Estimated total diamond weight 44-carats! The price for this necklace is estimated around $40.000 – $60.000 USD.
PEAR SHAPED DIAMOND RING
Weighing a total of 6.04-carats this pear-shaped diamond ring is tapered by baguette cut diamonds on the shoulders weighing approximately 1 carat. The material of the ring is platinum. The estimated price of the ring is $100.000-$150.000 USD.