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A Pair of Unheated Burma Sapphire and Diamond Earpendants. Each designed as a pear-shaped un-heated Bumese sapphire weighing approximately 3.44 and 3.58 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround to the circular-cut diamond openwork swing hoop suspended from a series of circular-cut diamond collets, mounted in platinum, length 7.5 cm.
A pair of art deco natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1925 Each old brilliant-cut diamond surmount suspending an articulated chandelier pendant, pierced and set with old brilliant, single and rose-cut and half-moon-shaped diamonds, with a central natural pearl drop capped by rose-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 5.40 carats total, later hook fittings, length 5.4cm
Ca. 1825, France. Enamelled gold with Chrysoprases. Gold, in a variety of treatments, became a dominant element in jewellery from the 1820s. It was used successfully in mesh necklaces and bracelets, gold chain and wire work, also as a foil to gemstones. The technique of filigree with spirals and granules (cannetille and grainti) was revived in France then copied in England. Jewellers liked the economical use of gold and women appreciated the intricacy of the style.
A PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Of geometric design, each suspending a rectangular-shaped emerald weighing 5.08 and 4.80 carats, within a pierced diamond-set surround, accented by baguette-cut diamonds extending to the line of baguette-cut diamonds interspersed by old European-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, 6.3 cm long
Pair of Art Deco Platinum, Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Cartier, Paris. The drop-shaped lapis lazuli pendants topped by two pyramidal-shaped sapphires, spaced by columns and fan-shaped motifs set with old European, single and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately .95 carat, signed Cartier, numbered, with French assay marks; circa 1925. With signed box. #Cartier #ArtDeco #PendantEarrings
Prior to Lady Sutherland’s departure, as part of the embassy’s hurried withdrawal in August 1792, Marie Antoinette gave Lady Sutherland a bag of pearls and diamonds for safe keeping. Anyone caught in possession of this jewellery risked severe punishment. However, the wife of the British Ambassador had diplomatic immunity and was one of the few who could be trusted to return the jewels when the Queen escaped; a plan which was never to be realised. The diamonds were subsequently fashioned into ...