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DeRosa Cabochon Floral Pin early 40's
ICY DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND ‘FLOWER’ BROOCH. Designed as a flower, the petals set with faceted icy diamond plaques of various shapes together weighing approximately 25.80 carats, to a flower centre set with faceted sapphire beads, embellished by circular- and rose-cut pear-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 4.75 carats, mounted in 18 karat blackened and white gold. Sotheby’s.
Harry Winston holding the 337.10-carat oval-shaped Catherine the Great sapphire amongst other exceptional gems. In the name of security (he had a habit of keeping large stones in his pocket), Winston never allowed his face to be photographed.