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A splendid emerald pear shape surrounded by a rich yellow diamond halo. A classic color combination in a contemporary styling.
This striking diamond cuff bracelet made of solid 18kt white and yellow textured gold is crafted by H. Gold out of Italy. The bangle has an incredible weight to it at 100.4 grams and is extremely well crafted. The surface of the bangle features an interesting white clusters of snowflake inspired designs encrusted with diamonds. At the center of the clusters are bezel set diamonds surrounded by bead set diamonds. There are 7 bezel set diamonds in 7 clusters accompanied by 86 brilliant diamonds in bead settings. They weigh approximately 3.00 carats total and are graded G-H in color and VS2-SI1 in clarity. The cuff’s surface has been florentine textured and embellished with round imprinted dot designs around the clusters. The interior of the cuff features an intricate open filigree design used for structural support. The bangle measures 7.25″ in length and 1 5/15″ in width at its center. It is in Like New condition.
This tiara, considered the most important diadem of their collection, called “La Buena” (The Good one) and only worn by the Queens of Spain, was a wedding present from King Alfonso XIII to his bride, Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Made in 1906 by Ansorena with more than 500 diamonds set in platinum, it features the Fleur de Lys, the Bourbon’s emblem.
Do you know the Martian Pink from the Perfect Pink, the Sweet Josephine or the Pink Promise? Christie’s jewellery specialist Marie-Cécile Cisamolo tells the stories of these and other fabulous pink diamonds that have bedazzled their salerooms.
An elegant and whimsical approach to the pendant necklace has been achieved here by a master craftsman who obviously developed this concept in their dreams. The necklace would be a great accessory to any dinner or cocktail dress infused with green. A pear cut natural emerald weighing about 1.00 carat is bezel set in a dangling halo pendant at the center of this vintage 1960s piece. The emerald does have natural visible inclusions which only adds to its earthy charm as it also displays the most vibrant medium-dark green hue which is further embellished by the halo of round brilliant diamond’s around it. There are no chips to the surface of the emerald. Waves of white gold encrusted with diamonds echo from the dangly pendant. The corners are all accented with emeralds which there are 5 total round cut emeralds in 4-prong settings that matched the center pear cut emerald perfectly in color. The total diamond weight is about 1.60 carats and the average color grade is H-I and the clarity grade is SI1-SI2. The mounting emeralds weigh about .40 carats total. This is a lovely and unique piece is in spectacular condition. The necklace measures 20” in length while the pendant measures 2 1/4” in length. The halo pear pendant drop length measures about 1” from the round emerald at the top to the bottom of the halo of diamonds.
Not all precious stones are created equal.
Jeremy Morris travels far and wide in search of nature’s rarest, purest jewels for our high jewellery creations.
David Morris meticulously sources its prized stones from the most revered mines, whether it be an extremely rare sapphire from the remote hills of Kashmir, the famed deep-green emeralds of Colombia, or the perfect, glittering clarity of a white diamond. Only when we have unearthed a truly exceptional treasure does it voyage to our London atelier, where it is impeccably cut and polished to reveal its pure beauty before being set into the high jewellery it has inspired.
This beautiful 14k white gold ring, features 1 tanzanite stone, of exquisite color, weighing 2.36 carats with 45 round brilliant cut white diamonds of F color, VS2 clarity, weighing .85 carat total.
Diamond and Tanzanite 14k White Gold Ring
Imagine an ocean filled with diamonds surrounding an island made of opal and you will arrive at this pendant. This masterpiece was custom made by our jeweler specifically for this natural Australian opal which is a freeform tablet shape and conforms perfectly to the pendant. The stone has been certified by EGL USA to be a natural opal and weigh 11.45 carats. It exhibits the most exotic blend of colors from the entire color spectrum. There are 22 round brilliant cut natural diamonds encrusted around the opal which are perfectly matched in color (G-H) and clarity (SI1-SI2) and weigh 3.00 carats total. The gemstone is bezel set into the setting yet it looks like the opal is just floating in the sea of diamonds. This pendant weighs 12.1 grams and measures 1 3/4″ in length with its bale, 1″ in width and about 7mm in depth. It is one of the most remarkable pieces that we’ve had made and of the most beautiful opals that we’ve seen. This pendant is Brand New and the original EGL USA certificate is included.