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.
Victorian Garnet Bracelet. Three deep almandine garnets - emerald cut in the center and modified cushion cuts on each side - all of which are shallow cut and thus reflect their gold backing, glow from within masterfully hand engraved octagonal frames in this superb antique bracelet from the early-Victorian period.
Large Antique Garnet and Diamond Ring "A sizable buff-cut cabochon garnet shimmers and glows from a regal setting, hand crafted in silver over gold, and outlined with one carat of sparkling, deep-cut, antique cushion-cut diamonds. A graceful foliate ring shank completes this early-Victorian, possibly Georgian, beauty. 3/4 of an inch by 11/16 of an inch across."
Cartier White Gold Earrings - two cabochon-cut mandarin garnets totaling 24.21 carats, brilliants
A garnet and diamond dress ring Designed as a hexagonal-shaped garnet collet, the surround mounted with round brilliant-cut diamonds, to the diamond-set trifurcated shoulders, with polished half-hoop, garnet weighs approximately 1.20 carats, diamonds approximately 0.60 carat total, mounted in 18 carat white gold,
Sapphire, Tsavorite Garnet, Diamond, White Gold Brooch The brooch features square, triangle and trapezoid-shaped pink sapphires weighing a total of 25.51 carats, enhanced by marquise-shaped tsavorite garnets weighing a total of 7.50 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 1.28 carats, set in 18k white gold, completed by a double pinstem and catch. Late 20th century or later.
The Victoria-Transvaal is a 67.89-carat, champagne-colored, pear shaped diamond. It was cut from a 240-carat crystal that was found in the Transvaal, South Africa. The first cutting produced a 75-carat 116-facet stone that measured 1 x 1³/8 inches; a recutting retained the same length and width, but reduced the depth to better proportions, making it more brilliant. The diamond has been featured in several Hollywood films, including a Tarzan episode from 1952 titled Tarzan's Savage Fury, and i...
A 99-carat center stone is surrounded by another 50 carats of garnets in shades ranging from deep red to bright orange, all set in 22-karat yellow gold. Photo: Thomas R. DuBrock, Houston Museum Of Natural Science / HC
Edwardian ring with opal, green Demantoid garnets and European-cut diamonds in yellow & rose gold
Hand that held history - Harry Winston. The 125.35 carat emerald cut Jonker diamond is at the center. Top left is the 94.80 carat pear shaped Star of the East diamond. The 45.52 carat blue Hope diamond rests between his index and middle finger. The 337.10 carat Sapphire of Catherine the Great is next to his thumb, and the 70.21 carat Idol's Eye diamond is just above the Jonker. 46.39 and 44.14 carats Indore Pears, matched pair of pear shaped diamonds and a larger ruby are also shown.