Early 19th Century Garnet and Diamond Brooch.Beautiful silver over 14K yellow gold pin highlighting three oval cabochon garnets (7.45 carats) accented with rose cut diamonds (82 total, 1.50 carats total weight) in a delicate foliate motif throughout with a drop pear shaped garnet (1.50 carat) surrounded by rose cut diamonds.
14 karat yellow gold, amethyst and diamond necklace Heart and oval cut amethyst stones with alternating links that are silver topped. Amethysts are accented by petite and rose cut diamonds, the necklace featuring a single 1 carat round cut diamond in the terminating tassle. Total amethyst weight is approximately 115 carats, total diamond weight is approximately 4 carats.
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.”
These antique 18k gold and silver earrings have 6 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 4,60 carats, and 240 rose-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 2.00 carats, and 8 freshwater pearls. Circa 1860's. (Via 1stdibs.)
Wilkinson Diamond Brooch. This yellow and gold brooch contains 71 fancy-colored diamonds ranging in hue from orange to brown. The marquise-cut, pear-shaped, and round brilliant-cut diamonds range from 0.3-2.5 carats each and total approximately 61.30 carats.
TOPAZ AND DIAMOND PENDANT-BROOCH, MID 19TH CENTURY Set with a cushion-shaped topaz weighing approximately 15.70 carats, within an openwork quatrefoil frame of floral design, supporting a pear-shaped topaz weighing approximately 23.00 carats, decorated further with 2 old-mine diamonds weighing approximately .90 carat and numerous smaller old-mine, single-cut and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.95 carats, mounted in gold and silver.
Victorian Garnet, Gold Serpent Suite The suite comprising a pendant and matching pair of earrings featuring oval, round and pear shaped garnet cabochon cut garnets weighing a total of approximately 28.44 carats, in 15k gold
A late 19th century amethyst and diamond pansy brooch, circa 1880 The single bloom with carved amethyst petals and central cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 1.53 carats, to realistically modelled leaves and stem set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, hinged bangle fitting supplied, inner diameter 5.4cm., one diamond deficient, remaining diamonds approximately 3.90 carats total, brooch height 7.6cm.
A LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH / PENDANT - The surmount with fancy-cut emerald and single-cut diamond cluster centre, to a fruiting vine surround, composed of bunches of seed pearl grapes among old-cut diamond-set vine leaves, suspending a pear shaped emerald drop with similarly-set seed pearl and diamond border, to a further briolette-cut diamond terminal, mounted in silver and gold.
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A 99-carat center polished garnet 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
A retro diamond, platinum and eighteen karat gold clip-brooch, French designed with two tubogas patterned, paisley-shaped elements, with platinum accents set with full and single cut diamonds, suspending a cone-shaped diamond-set drop; with French assay marks; estimated total diamond weight: 2.00 carats.
A late 19th century gem-set, pearl and diamond brooch. Of gothic inspiration, the large openwork rectangular plaque, composed of four old brilliant-cut diamond lines highlighted at their intersection with oval-cut rubies in square collet-settings, within a pearl and half-pearl, similarly-cut ruby and step-cut diamond surround, decorated with rose-cut diamonds, beading and scrolling details, old brilliant-cut diamonds approx. 1.75cts total, probably converted from a buckle