A Belle Epoque Platinum, 18K Yellow Gold, Emerald, Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, 1910. With a case signed Janesich, 18 Rue de la Paix, Paris, Monte Carlo. A fine example of a Belle Epoque jewel. The use of undulating ribbons, articulated tassels, natural pearl pendants, and millegrain-set diamonds centring upon an impressive emerald, is reminiscent of the naturalistic elegance of the period. A rare surviving example of what came to be known as the Golden Age of 20th C France
Set with a lozenged-shaped emerald, to the baguette-cut diamond border, within a brilliant and marquise-cut diamond surround, suspending a fringe of vari-cut diamond tassels, mounted in 18k white gold, signed Chaumet Paris no.509196
Fancy Yellow Diamond and Diamond Necklace. The pendant centring on a radiant-cut fancy yellow diamond, suspending from a necklace set with thirteen similarly-cut fancy yellow diamonds, decorated by brilliant-cut, marquise-shaped and tapered baguette diamonds, completed by a yellow diamond-set clasp, the fancy yellow diamonds and diamonds together weighing approximately 63.76 and 44.50 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum.
The Queen`s antique diamond set design of a wild rose with three leaves on a sprig, tied with a small bow at the base. This brooch was a gift to Princess Elizabeth from Messrs John Brown (Shipping) for launching the HMS Vanguard in 1944.