HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS LONDON KNIGHTSBRIDGE JEWELRY SALE, JULY 11, 2018

Bonhams London Knightsbridge Jewelry Sale is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, starting at 11.00 BST at their Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1HH, Sales Center. A total of 304 Lots will be on offer at the auction consisting of an array of jewels such as bracelets, brooches, earrings, necklaces, rings etc. set with colored and colorless diamonds, colored gemstones such as emeralds, rubies, sapphires, amethysts, aquamarine, citrine, onyx, peridot, tourmaline, turquoise and yellow sapphires and organic gemstones such as natural and cultured pearls, corals, mother-of-pearl and seed pearls, the metals used being gold, platinum and silver.

 

COLORLESS DIAMOND LOTS

Among the significant Colorless Diamond Lots are Lots  301, 290, 304 and 299, 300

 

LOT 301 - A DIAMOND NECKLACE
LOT 301 – A DIAMOND NECKLACE

 

LOT 301 – A DIAMOND NECKLACE – with an estimate of £ 15,000 – 20,000 (€ 17,000 – 23,000) is a top lot among colorless diamonds. The 40 cm length riviere necklace is set with a continuous row of colorless brilliant-cut diamonds, with a total approximate weight of 32.75 carats.

 

LOT 290 - A DIAMOND RING
LOT 290 – A DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 290 – A DIAMOND RING – £ 15,000 – 20,000(€ 17,000 – 23,000) is another top lot among colored diamonds. Ring size O, white metal ring, with sizing band is set with a round old brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 5.34 carats, within a six-claw setting, flanked by baguette and tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders.  Total weight of baguette-cut diamonds approximately 0.90 carats.

 

LOT 304 - A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING
LOT 304 – A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING

 

LOT 304 – A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING – with an estimate of £ 10,000 – 15,000 (€ 11,000 – 17,000) is  a significant Colorless Diamond Lot. Ring size M, platinum ring is claw-set with a rectangular step-cut diamond weighing 4.04 carats. International Gemological Research (IGR) Lab report number 30304461, dated 9th June 2016, accompanying the lot states that the diamond is K-L color, VS clarity.

 

LOT 299 - A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING
LOT 299 – A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 299 – A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 8,000 – 12,000 (€ 9,100 – 14,000) is another significant Colorless Diamond ring. Ring size M, platinum ring with partial UK hallmark and European Convention mark, is claw-set with a rectangular step-cut colorless diamond, weighing 2.43 carats. EGL report number EGL3003107418, dated 23rd March 2010, states that the diamond is E-Color, VS2 clarity.

 

LOT 300 - A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING
LOT 300 – A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 300 – A SINGLE-STONE DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 8,000 – 10,000 (€ 9,100 – 11,000) is a Colorless Diamond Lot of the sale. Ring size R white metal ring is claw-set right round with a round brilliant-cut, colorless diamond weighing 4.04 carats.

 

COLORED DIAMOND LOTS

 

LOT 55 - A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND RING, by Boodle & Dunthorne
LOT 55 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND RING, by Boodle & Dunthorne

 

LOT 55 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND RING, by Boodle & Dunthorne is a top lot among Colored Diamonds, having an estimate of £ 4,000 – 6,000 (€ 4,500 – 6,800). Ring size P, 18k yellow gold ring with maker’s mark B&D and London hallmark is set with a princess-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond, weighing 1.21 carats.

GCS Report numbered 78157-17, dated 17th May 2018, states that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow color and VVS2 clarity.

 

LOT 176 - A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING
LOT 176 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING

 

LOT 176 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING – with an estimate of £ 4,000 – 6,000 (€ 4,500 – 6,800) is another top Colored Diamond Lot. Ring size N, white metal ring is claw-set with a Fancy Dark Yellowish-Brown round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 5.17 carats, highlighted by a row of colorless brilliant-cut diamonds and the shoulders set with baguette-cut diamonds. Total weight of colorless diamonds approximately 1.35 carats.

GIA Report numbered 1162917318, dated 9th January 2015, states that the diamond is natural Fancy Dark Yellowish-Brown in color.

LOT 179 - A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING
LOT 179 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 179 – A FANCY COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING – is a significant lot with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500). Ring size M, white metal ring is claw-set with a heart-shaped, Fancy Intense Yellow diamond, weighing 1.06 carats, with accenting brilliant-cut diamonds set on the shoulders and upper hoop of the ring. Total weight of brilliant-cut diamonds approximately 0.30 carats.

IGI Report numbered F6F37194, states that the diamond is natural Fancy Intense Yellow color and  SI2 clarity.

 

EMERALD LOTS

 

LOT 250 - AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET
LOT 250 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET

 

LOT 250 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET – is a top lot among Emerald Lots with an estimate £7,000 – 9,000 (€ 7,900 – 10,000). The bracelet of length 17.3 cm is designed as a series of stylized foliate links bezel-set with a central step-cut emerald bordered on one side with round brilliant-cut diamonds and on the other side with baguette-cut diamonds, and two marquise-shaped diamonds at each link. Total weight of diamonds approximately 14.25 carats

GCS Report numbered 78162-02, dated 14th June 2018,  states that one emerald was tested and found to be of Columbian origin with moderate amount of oil in fissures.

 

LOT 232 - AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING
LOT 232 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 232 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 5,000 – 7,000 (€ 5,600 – 7,900) is another top emerald lot of the sale. Ring size K white metal ring is claw-set with an octagonal-cut emerald highlighted by a colorless diamond surround, consisting of two baguette-cut diamonds on the shoulders and seven old brilliant-cut diamonds on opposite sides bordering the gallery of the ring. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.60 carats.

GCS Report number 78157-20, dated 25th May 2018, states that the emerald, weighing approximately 3.80 carats, is natural, of Colombian origin, with a moderate amount of oil in fissures.

 

LOT 248 - AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING
LOT 248 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING

 

LOT 248 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 5,000 (€ 3,400 – 5,600) is another significant emerald lot. Ring size O, white metal ring is bezel-set with an octagonal-cut emerald, weighing 4.17 carats, highlighted by a round brilliant-cut diamond surround also octagonal-shaped. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.40 carats.

Gem & Pearl Laboratory Report numbered 15222, dated 23rd January 2018, states that the emerald is natural, of Colombian origin, with minor clarity enhancement.

 

LOT 195 - AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT
LOT 195 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT

 

LOT 195 – AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 5,000 (€ 3,400 – 5,600) is another significant Emerald Lot of the sale. The brooch/pendant 7.0 cm in length, consists of an openwork foliate and scrollwork cartouche, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds and a circular-cut emerald at the top, suspending a drop-shaped emerald cabochon by a diamond set bell-cap arrangement.

 

SAPPHIRE LOTS

LOT 217 - A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING
LOT 217 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING

 

LOT 217 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING – with an estimate of £ 12,000 – 15,000 (€ 14,000 – 17,000) is among the top Sapphire Lots of the sale. Ring size M white metal ring of bombé design is bezel-set with a cushion-shaped Ceylon/Sri Lanka sapphire flanked by trilliant-cut diamonds also bezel-set on the shoulders of the ring. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.75 carats

GRS Report numbered GRS2015-037540, dated 23rd March 2015,  states that the sapphire weighing 11.09 carats as indicated by the client, is natural and of Sri Lankan origin, with no indication of thermal treatment.

TGL Report numbered 13100659, dated 29 October 2003, states that the sapphire weighing 11.09 carats is natural, with no evidence of heat treatment.

 

LOT 154 - A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, by Graff
LOT 154 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, by Graff

 

LOT 154 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, by Graff – is another top lot of the sale with an estimate of £ 4,000 – 6,000 (€ 4,500 – 6,800). The 36.4 cm yellow gold curb-link chain necklace, signed Graff has a frontispiece of openwork design, set with oval and pear-shaped sapphire cabochons, accented by rectangular calibré-cut sapphires and round brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.75 carats.

 

LOT 152 - A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT, RING AND EARRING SUITE
LOT 152 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT, RING AND EARRING SUITE

 

LOT 152 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT, RING AND EARRING SUITE – with an estimate of £ 2,500 – 3,000 (€ 2,800 – 3,400) is also a significant Sapphire Lot of the sale. The pendant of length 3.0 cm is claw-set at the center with an oval-cut sapphire highlighted by a radiating surround of marquise and baguette-cut diamonds.

Ring size O white metal ring of matching design with the pendant is claw-set with a cushion-cut sapphire, also highlighted by a surround of marquise and baguette-cut diamonds.

The pair of earrings of matching design with the pendant and ring is each 2.2 cm in length with an oval-cut sapphire claw-set at the center and the radiating surround of marquise-cut diamonds and baguette-cut diamonds. Total weight of colorless diamonds approximately 5.80 carats.

 

LOT 145 - A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS
LOT 145 – A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS

 

LOT 145 – A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400) is another Sapphire Lot of exceptional beauty. Each of the pair of pendant earrings of length 4.9 cm has a pear-shaped or drop-shaped openwork design, set throughout with pear-shaped and oval-cut sapphires, around an inner openwork drop-shaped motif set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the suspension to the surmount also set with brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 1.30 carats.

 

LOT 279 - A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, circa 1960
LOT 279 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, circa 1960

 

LOT 279 – A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, circa 1960 – with an estimate of £ 800 – 1,200 (€ 900 – 1,400) is a Sapphire Lot of the sale. The brooch of length 5.7 cm is designed as a bicolored starburst, made of radiating yellow gold rays and brilliant and single-cut diamond-set rays with a central circular-cut sapphire cluster with shorter rays. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.55 carats.

 

RUBY LOTS

LOT 96 - A RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING
LOT 96 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING

 

LOT 96 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING – with an estimate of £ 6,000 – 8,000 (€ 6,800 – 9,100) is a top Ruby Lot of the sale. Ring size N, white metal ring is claw-set with an oval-cut ruby, within a radiating and tiered surround of tapered baguette and single-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 1.20 carats.

SSEF Report numbered 98779, dated 15th March 2018, states that the ruby weighing approximately 2.00 carats, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

 

LOT 240 - A RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BUTTERFLY BROOCH, CIRCA 1890
LOT 240 – A RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BUTTERFLY BROOCH, CIRCA 1890

 

LOT 240 – A RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BUTTERFLY BROOCH, CIRCA 1890 – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500) is another top Ruby Lots of the sale.

The thorax and abdomen of the butterfly is set with graduated cushion-cut rubies on yellow gold, and the compound eyes with sapphire cabochons. The knifewire yellow gold antennae terminates with old brilliant-cut diamonds. The butterfly has two pairs of silver wings and three pairs of yellow gold jointed legs. Each wedge-shaped wing is bordered by an upper and lower row of cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds set on silver and a lateral row of oval and cushion-cut rubies set on yellow gold. The space in-between is set with an oval-cut ruby and several old brilliant-cut diamonds. In the lower pair of wings the space in-between is set with an oval-cut sapphire and several old brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 2.60 carats

GCS Report numbered 78162-24, dated 12th June 2018, states that the rubies are of Thai origin, with no indications of heating.

 

LOT 102 - A RUBY AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, circa 1950
LOT 102 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, circa 1950

 

LOT 102 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, circa 1950 – is a significant Ruby Lot of the sale with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500). The 7.0 cm long double-clip brooch has stylized ribbon bows and scrolls in the center, set with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, from which five graduated rows of oval ruby cabochons radiate from either side. Total weight of diamonds approximately 6.00 carats.

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Lot 241 - A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING
Lot 241 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

 

Lot 241 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 2,500 – 3,000 (€ 2,800 – 3,400) is another significant Ruby Lot of the sale. Ring size L½ yellow gold ring is claw-set with a cushion-cut ruby flanked by cushion-shaped diamonds and old brilliant-cut diamonds on the shoulders of the ring.

GCS Report numbered 78158-85, dated 22nd May 2018, states that the ruby is natural, of Thai origin, with no evidence of heat treatment.

 

LOT 283 - A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, CIRCA 1950
LOT 283 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, CIRCA 1950

 

LOT 283 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, CIRCA 1950 – with an estimate of £ 1,500 – 2,000 (€ 1,700 – 2,300) is a Ruby Lot of the sale. The white metal brooch of length 7.8 cm is designed as a foliate spray, the leaves set with baguette-cut diamonds, the flower buds set with pear-shaped rubies and fruits with brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 3.00 carats.

 

LOT 258 - A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING
LOT 258 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 258 – A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 1,500 – 2,000 (€ 1,700 – 2,300) is another ruby lot in the sale. Ring size T, yellow gold ring with trifurcated shoulders is claw-set with a cushion-shaped ruby with brilliant-cut diamonds at the cardinal points, with two of them lying on the trifurcated shoulders.

GRS report numbered GRS2015-037546, dated 23rd March, 2015, states that the ruby weighing approximately 0.87 carats is natural, of Burmese origin, with no indication of thermal treatment.

 

JADEITE LOTS

 

LOT 275 - A JADE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1970
LOT 275 – A JADE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1970

 

LOT 275 – A JADE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1970 – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400) is another Jadeite Lot of the sale. The 34.6 cm, collar-length yellow gold necklace with inner diameter 11 cm, suspends a white jade hoop with polished, brushed and openwork yellow gold accents, the median suspending accent and the median accent  on the lower side set with circular-cut diamonds. The length of the hoop pendant is 7.8 cm.

 

LOT 289 - A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING
LOT 289 – A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING

 

LOT 289 – A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING – With an estimate of £ 1,500 – 2,000 (€ 1,700 – 2,300) is a jade lot of the sale. Ring size O½ white metal ring, is set with a oval jadeite cabochon within a tiered surround of baguette, tapered baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds. Total diamond weight approx. 1.75cts GCS report numbered 78159-03 and dated 8th June 2018 states that the jadeite jade is natural but wax impregnated.

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Lot 266 - A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING AND EARRING SUITE
Lot 266 – A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING AND EARRING SUITE

 

Lot 266 – A JADE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING AND EARRING SUITE – with an estimate of £ 1,000 – 1,500 (€ 1,100 – 1,700) is another example of a jadeite lot. Ring size L, white metal cluster ring is claw-set with an oval carved jade plaque, highlighted by a surround of single-cut diamonds.

The earrings of matching design 0.9 cm in length are similarly set with a circular carved jade plaque highlighted by a single-cut diamond surround.

GCS report number 78162-01, dated 14th June 2018, states that the jadeite jade is natural and wax impregnated

 

OTHER COLORED GEMSTONE LOTS

 

LOT 298 - AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING
LOT 298 – AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 298 – AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING – by Margherita Burgener, with an estimate of £ 4,000 – 6,000 (€ 4,500 – 6,800) is a top Colored Gemstone Lot of the sale. Ring size M½, white metal ring, with maker’s mark and signed Margherita Burgener, is claw-set with a pear-shaped aquamarine, within a radiating surround of brilliant-cut diamonds, the upper hoop of the ring also accented with brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 2.05 carats

 

LOT 127 - A GEM-SET PENDANT
LOT 127 – A GEM-SET PENDANT

 

LOT 127 – A GEM-SET PENDANT – with an estimate of £ 4,000 – 6,000 (€ 4,500 – 6,800) is another top Colored Gemstone Lot. The 4.6 cm pendant with a wavy circular shape is of openwork design with a large oval emerald cabochon set at the center, followed by a circular and wavy-circular zone set with circular-cut diamonds, the open space between the two zones divided into eight segments by pairs of baguette-cut diamonds, and the space inside each segment collet-set with circular sapphire cabochons. External to the wavy-circular zone, collet-set circular emerald cabochons and a segment of five graduated baguette-cut diamonds alternate, the circular emerald cabochons placed at the trough of the wave and the graduated baguette-cut diamonds on the crest of the wave. A triad of three collet-set circular cabochon rubies, with a central large cabochon and two smaller cabochons on either side, are placed outer to each collet-set circular cabochon emerald. The wedge-shaped surmount of the pendant is set with single-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 1.30 carats.

GCS Report numbered 78143-33, dated 19th February 2018, states that the emerald, weighing approximately 2.00 carats is natural, of Colombian origin, with indications of moderate amount of oil in fissures.

 

LOT 184 - A PINK TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND RING
LOT 184 – A PINK TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND RING

 

LOT 184 – A PINK TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND RING – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500) is another top lot among Colored Gemstones. Ring size M½, white metal ring with French import mark is bezel-set with a pink tourmaline sugarloaf cabochon between openwork shoulders of geometric design, set with brilliant and French-cut diamonds. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.65 carats.

 

Lot 277 - AN AMETHYST AND DIAMOND DRESS RING
Lot 277 – AN AMETHYST AND DIAMOND DRESS RING

 

Lot 277 – AN AMETHYST AND DIAMOND DRESS RING – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400) is a significant colored gemstone lot of the sale. Ring size approximately K ring with an off-round hoop, is set with an octagonal step-cut amethyst in a textured geometric mount, bifurcated on one side and with a baguette-cut diamond highlight on the other. Baguette-cut diamond approximately 0.40 carat in weight.

 

LOT 162 - A TANZANITE AND GARNET RING, by Vedura
LOT 162 – A TANZANITE AND GARNET RING, by Vedura

 

LOT 162 – A TANZANITE AND GARNET RING, by Vedura – is another significant Colored Gemstone Lot, with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400). Ring size N, yellow gold ring is claw-set with a cushion-shaped tanzanite flanked by two cushion-shaped garnets on either side, within a wirework surround, between bifurcated shoulders.

 

LOT 251 -A PAIR OF GEM-SET PENDENT EARRINGS
LOT 251 -A PAIR OF GEM-SET PENDENT EARRINGS

 

LOT 251 -A PAIR OF GEM-SET PENDENT EARRINGS – with an estimate of £ 1,000 – 1,500 (€ 1,100 – 1,700) is a moderately priced but significant colored gemstone lot, because of its rare beauty. Each of the yellow gold pendent earrings, 5.2 cm in length, suspends a drop-shaped treated green quartz, by a bell-cap arrangement, from an articulated circular surmount, bezel-set with a central round pink tourmaline cabochon, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, on either side of the terminal hat-shaped motif set with a semi-circular green quartz cabochon, and also on the ring below that suspends the pendent.

 

NATRUAL PEARL LOTS

 

LOT 100 - A PAIR OF NATURAL FRESHWATER PEARL AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS, by Gübelin
LOT 100 – A PAIR OF NATURAL FRESHWATER PEARL AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS, by Gübelin

 

LOT 100 – A PAIR OF NATURAL FRESHWATER PEARL AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS, by Gübelin – with an estimate of £ 6,000 – 8,000 (€ 6,800 – 9,100) is a top lot among Natural Pearls. Each of the pair of earclips 2.5 cm in length, signed Gübelin, and numbered with maker’s marks, is set with a natural freshwater pearl, measuring respectively 10.70 x 8.12 mm or 10.62 x 8.42 mm, within a scroll of marquise, baguette and tapered baguette-cut diamonds.

 SSEF Report numbered 97889, dated 12 February 2018,  states that the pearls are natural, and of freshwater origin.

 

LOT 194 - A PAIR OF NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS
LOT 194 – A PAIR OF NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS

 

LOT 194 – A PAIR OF NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 5,000 (€ 3,400 – 5,600) is another top Natural Pearl Lot in the sale.

The 6.0 cm length pendant earrings has a surmount plaque of openwork foliate design, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, suspending a natural pearl drop of dimensions 11.3 x 9.1 mm and 11.2 x 8.3 mm respectively by a bell-cap arrangement set with variously-cut diamonds

GCS Report numbered 7156-16, dated 24th May 2018, states that the pearls are natural, saltwater, with no indications of treatment.

 

LOT 282 - A GOLD, ABALONE MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT, BY GRIMA 1973
LOT 282 – A GOLD, ABALONE MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT, BY GRIMA 1973

 

LOT 282 – A GOLD, ABALONE MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT, BY GRIMA 1973 – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500) is another significant Natural Pearl lot in the sale. The brooch/pendant of length 8.4 cm, signed Grima with maker’s mark AG Ltd and London hallmark, is centrally-set with an abalone baroque-pearl within a surround of abstract and tubular design of the same shape as the baroque pearl, made of tubular yellow gold segments, accented by three spindle-shaped motifs set with a single row of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow gold. Total weight of diamonds approximately 0.40 carats.

 

LOT 261 - A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND RING, by Vever, 1900
LOT 261 – A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND RING, by Vever, 1900

 

LOT 261 – A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND RING, by Vever, 1900 – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400) is another Natural Pearl lot of the sale. Ring size M, Vever ring with French assay mark, and signed Vever, designed as a Toi et Moi ring is set with a spherical white natural saltwater pearl and a matching round old brilliant-cut colorless diamond ranging in size from 6.80 mm and 7.16 mm. The shoulders and upper hoop of the ring are further accented with cushion-shaped colorless diamonds. The weight of round old brilliant-cut diamond is 1.25 carats.

GCS report numbered 5776-8260, dated 20th December 2016, states that the pearl is natural, saltwater, with no indications of treatment.

 

CULTURED PEARL LOTS

Lot 297 - A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS, by Chaumet
Lot 297 – A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS, by Chaumet

 

Lot 297 – A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS, by Chaumet – with an estimate of £ 3,000 – 4,000 (€ 3,400 – 4,500) is a top lot among cultured pearls. Each of the pendant earrings 4.6 cm long, signed Chaumet Paris, numbered with maker’s marks and French assay marks, suspends a pendant made up of a terminal oval-shaped cultured pearl of slightly different sizes, followed by two briolette-cut diamonds, a median small spherical cultured pearl, and again two briolette-cut diamonds, from a surmount set with a spherical cultured pearl of diameter 10.3 mm each, carrying fittings for suspension.

 

Lot 231 - A CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, by Garrard, circa 1955
Lot 231 – A CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, by Garrard, circa 1955

 

Lot 231 – A CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, by Garrard, circa 1955 – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 3,000 (€ 2,300 – 3,400) is a significant Cultured Pearl Lot of the sale. Each clip of length 3.4 cm and signed Garrard, is of scroll design and set throughout with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, with a central cultured pearl of diameter 11.1 mm and 11.2 mm respectively. Total weight of diamonds approximately 5.55 carats.

Lot 205 - A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND ENAMEL EARRINGS, by Chanel
Lot 205 – A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND ENAMEL EARRINGS, by Chanel

Lot 205 – A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND ENAMEL EARRINGS, by Chanel – with an estimate of £ 2,000 – 2,500 (€ 2,300 – 2,800) is another significant Cultured Pearl Lot of the sale. Each earring of length 2.5 cm, signed Chanel, numbered with maker’s marks and French assay marks is set with a trio of cultured pearls of diameter 5.4-7.2 mm within a surround of black enamel and beadwork borders.

 

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