Aquarmarine and diamond pendant necklace, circa 1950.
The pendant suspending on a step-cut aquamarine weighing 53.16 carats, to a geometrical necklace set with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 13.80 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 440mm. Via Sotheby’s.
Via Doyle New York. Pair of Two-Color Gold, Diamond and Emerald Pendant-Earrings, Buccellati. 18 kt., topped by stylized pierced white gold snowflakes, joined by fancy-shaped diamond-set links, suspending 2 pear-shaped emeralds approximately 20.00 cts., within a delicate openwork scalloped frame, set throughout with 154 round diamonds approximately 2.30 cts., signed M. Buccellati, Italy, pendants detachable. With signed fitted box.
An Edwardian opal and diamond brooch, the oval cabochon-cut opal measuring approximately 14.3 x 11mm, yellow gold claw-set to the centre of an old-cut diamond cluster surround, all within a border of old-cut diamond sprays forming a quatrefoil design, all diamonds millegrain-set in silver to a yellow gold mount, with detachable brooch fitting and diamond-set pendant loop, gross weight 8.7 grams, circa 1900. Via Bentley & Skinner.
A two-stone diamond ring, the round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing 1.01 and 1.18 carats, four double claw-set in a vertical formation, to a tapered square-section shank with five graduated eight-cut diamonds set to each shoulder, hallmarked platinum, London 2010, bearing the Bentley & Skinner sponsor mark, gross weight 3.8 grams.
An Art Nouveau enamel floral necklace, comprising a main flower embellished with an old brilliant-cut diamond to the centre, with a surmount of three further flowers with natural pearl centre and foliate motifs, the finely modelled petals and leaves in shaded pink and green opalescent enamel, all set on yellow gold with rope-design scroll backing, to a yellow gold trace chain embellished with seed pearls, gross weight 8.7 grams, circa 1890.
An emerald and diamond necklace designed as scrolling links of round brilliant-cut diamonds, accentuated with round brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds, further enhanced by pear-shaped emeralds; estimated total diamond weight: 7.10 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 19 1/2in. Via Bonhams.
A belle époque pearl and diamond sautoir, J.E. Caldwell, circa 1910,
the woven seed pearl necklace centering a lozenge-shaped panel of old European-cut diamonds in a foliate motif suspending an asymmetrical pendant each with terminals of pear-shaped diamonds within diamond foliate borders; signed J.E.C. & Co, no. F3699; mounted in platinum; length: 18in. Via Bonhams.