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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.”
Victorian Garnet and Rose Cut Diamond Ring "A rich almond red 8.00 carat oval cabochon garnet is set in a delicate bezel setting and adorned with a striking, eight-legged star appliqué twinkling with rose-cut diamonds in yellow gold in this splendid, original antique Victorian ring. The wide rose gold shank is hand engraved. The garnet measures 3/4 by 5/8 inches."
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
A PAIR OF ANTIQUE GARNET EAR PENDANTS Each circular-cut garnet trefoil motif, suspending oval-cut garnet lines, by a pear and circular-cut garnet floret, to the graduated circular-cut garnet swag, enhanced by three pear-shaped garnets, with closed back, mounted in gold, circa 1830
A PAIR OF 18 CARAT WHITE GOLD MOONSTONE AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Each composed of a series of three circular moonstone cabochon and brilliant-cut diamond cluster panels, suspending a similarly designed moonstone and diamond pear shaped drop, London hallmarks for 18 carat gold, 5.8cm long, post fittings
An early 19th century paste brooch Of girandole design set with 'aquamarine' coloured vari-shaped mixed-cut pastes, the shaped surmount with central cushion-cut single stone and square and circular accents within a cannetille surround, suspending triple pear shaped drops, in gilt metal mounts with coloured foil backs, circa 1830, the central drop in open mount
A BELLE EPOQUE DEMANTOID GARNET AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE The oblong-shaped pendant centering upon an oval-cut demantoid garnet, within a calibré-cut demantoid garnet surround, enhanced by rose-cut diamonds, suspended by a rose-cut diamond foliate bail, to the fine-link chain, spaced by rose-cut diamond navette-shaped links, joined by an old European-cut diamond clasp, mounted in platinum-topped gold, (chain not original to pendant), both circa 1900, 16 ins. Clasp signed Tiffany & Co
A demantoid garnet and diamond pendant necklace, circa 1905 The collet-set old brilliant-cut diamond within a finely pierced articulated surround of ribbon and knife-edge bar design set throughout with cushion-shaped and single-cut diamonds, highlighted with circular-cut demantoid garnets in collet-settings and suspending an oval-cut demantoid garnet drop, to a trace-link chain, principal diamonds approx. 0.75ct, remaining diamonds approx. 0.85ct total, lengths: pendant 3.9cm, chain 46.8cm
19th century emerald, ruby, diamond and pearl pendant brooch, English c.1860, centred by a trap cut emerald in a triple border of diamonds, rectangular rubies and then diamonds, scroll diamond hoop to top and bottom, suspending three drop shaped pearls from foliate diamond links, open set in silver and gold.