Hammerman Brothers' 1950s necklace is valued at $50,000

Here's a reminder to jewellery collectors about Freeman's Auctioneers' Fine Jewelry, Watches & Accessories sale on Monday (June 14).

Appearing among the auctions' treasures is this 18 karat yellow gold sapphire and diamond necklace from the 1950s, made by Hammerman Brothers.

The stunning bib necklace displays 390 round cut diamonds, with a total weight of approximately 25 carats framing 37 blue sapphires.

All the sapphires are linked together by a single cream coloured pearl at each link. The necklace will sell at Freeman's accompanied by its original box.


The Hammerman Bros 18 karat yellow gold sapphire and diamond necklace

According to Freeman's, the item is in very good condition with few to no signs of wear; while the diamonds are well matched and of good colour and fair clarity.

This singular and coveted piece of Hammerman Brothers jewellery carries a pre-sale estimate of $30,000-50,000.

Elsewhere, a number of watches will also appear in the auction, including a Gentleman's 18 karat rose gold world time wristwatch by Patek Philippe - number 188 of just 240 ever made.

Freeman's is based in Philadelphia, US. Online bidding is also available.



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