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Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition dazzles the city of Denver

A Cartier cabochon emerald and diamond necklace, commissioned by Merle Oberon in 1938 - part of the Denver Art Museum's Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition, which runs until 15 March 2015. © Cartier

Mackay emerald, 168 karats, 1931. - The stunning 167.97-carat Mackay Emerald was mined in Muzo, Colombia. The largest cut emerald in the National Gem Collection, it is set in an Art Deco diamond and platinum necklace designed by Cartier Inc. In 1931, Clarence H. Mackay presented the necklace as a wedding gift to his wife, Anna Case, a prima donna of the New York Metropolitan Opera from 1909 to 1920. The piece was donated to the Smithsonian Institute by Mrs. Anna Case Mackay in 1984

Emerald and diamond necklace - Designed by Ostertag; set with carved emeralds and diamonds in platinum; circa 1930. The longest dangle on the necklace and the earrings are each about 3 1/2 inches long. Photograph by Tino Hammid.

White gold, one 66.90 carat cabochon-cut emerald, black lacquer, brilliants by CARTIER

Indian Influences – High Jewelry Necklace Platinum, pear-shaped diamonds, pear-shaped yellow diamonds, brilliants. CARTIER


Cartier Biennale preview at Paris Couture Week

Cartier Luxuriant necklace / brooch - Platinum, one 91.34-carat emerald drop from Colombia, one pear-shaped diamond, brilliants. PHOTO Nils Herrmann © Cartier 2012

18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, London The fringe necklace of Indian inspiration, set with 30 oval, cushion, emerald and step-cut emeralds weighing approximately 105.00 carats, accented by round, old European, old mine-cut and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 46.50 carats, internal circumference 13 inches, signed Cartier, London; special order, 1947. With signed and fitted box.


Antique Edwardian Opal Diamond Gold Circle Brooch Pin

Antique Edwardian Opal Diamond Gold Brooch Pin. Exquisite Edwardian Circle of Fiery Opals accented by Diamonds and set in 18k gold. Circa 1900.