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An early 20th century diamond, emerald and pearl pendant/brooch, circa 1910 The brooch surmount composed of a diamond-set double ribbon-bow motif with central triangular-cut emerald accent, suspending an oval pendant centred by an 8.8mm. bouton-shaped pearl, within borders of calibré-cut emeralds and collet mounted old brilliant-cut diamonds principal diamonds approx. 0.60ct. total, length 6.0cm.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY CARTIER. The pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond cluster tops each suspending a brilliant-cut, marquise and pear-shaped diamond pendant centering upon a larger pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 2.20 and 1.99 carats, mounted in platinum and gold, 5.4 cm Signed Cartier London, no. 22264
The Victoria-Transvaal Diamond was cut from a 240-carat rough stone found at the Premier Mine in Transvaal, South Africa, in 1951. The pear shaped, fancy “champagne-colored” diamond was originally cut to 75 carats but then later recut to 67.89 carats for better proportions. Total weight of the 106 diamonds in the necklace is approximately 45 carats. The Victoria-Transvaal diamond was worn in the 1952 movie “Tarzan’s Savage Fury.”
PLATINUM AND DIAMOND STICKPIN, CARTIER, LONDON, CIRCA 1910 The terminals of openwork design set with an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.40 carats, a pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately .65 carat, and accented by smaller old European-cut and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.10 carats, signed Cartier, London.
Inquisition Necklace: a variation of the necklace belonged to Spanish royalty and was later worn by ladies of the French court. The necklace was purchased by the Maharaja of Idore in the early twentieth century. In 1948, Harry Winston purchased the necklace from the Maharaja's son.
Mouawad's record-breaking L'Incomparable diamond necklace: a 407.48 carat, internally flawless natural fancy deep yellow diamond set among 637 carats of diamonds, including 90 exceptional white diamonds in a variety of cuts and carat weights.Via Diamonds in the Library.
PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDENT EAR CLIPS. Each suspending on a pear-shaped ruby altogether weighing approximately 10.30 carats, surrounded by brilliant-cut diamonds, to a surmount set with marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 8.60 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat yellow gold.