A Gorgeous Cartier Platinum Necklace consisting of one 136.97-carat carved antique cushion-shaped emerald from Colombia, forty-six melon-cut emerald beads from Afghanistan totaling 343.68 carats, one 22.61-carat carved pear-shaped ruby, one 16.40-carat carved sapphire from Burma, carved rubies, sapphires and emeralds, sapphire beads, melon-cut sapphire beads, kite-shaped diamonds, brilliant-cut diamonds. The necklace can be worn in three different ways and as a brooch.
A Gorgeous Cartier High Jewelry Gemstone Platinum Necklace
A Gorgeous Cartier High Jewelry Gemstone Platinum Necklace
The luxurious blend of fabulous 18K yellow gold and gleaming platinum welcomes charming diamonds totaling 0.22 ct as well as stunning watermelon tourmalines amounting to 27.09 carats in this gorgeously designed and expertly designed brooch.
Featured is a very unique and vibrant vintage fish brooch crafted in the 1950s. It is made of solid 18kt yellow gold as well as a beautiful array of enamel layered over the textured gold fish which is incredibly and accurately detailed. The body displays a vivid display of yellow and red enamel over a Florentine finished texture with cross-hatching that resembles the scales of the fish. The eye of the fish is encrusted with a single cut diamond accented by blue enamel. The fins of the fish are masterfully crafted as well featuring intense green enamel. It measures just over 1 1/2” in length and width. The fish weighs 10.4 grams and is in spectacular condition with some tarnish on the back of it yet this can be polished upon request.
A Gorgeous 18 karat white gold butterfly brooch consisting of square and rectangle cut aquamarines having a total weight of 7.18 carats, round sapphires having a total weight of 1.89 carats, and round diamonds having a total weight 2.34 carats.
A sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1915 The openwork ellipse set with calibré-cut sapphires, old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, with additional pierced foliate decoration millegrain-set with similarly cut diamonds and crescent-shaped sapphires, diamonds approximately 3.40 carats total, width 5.3cm., cased by Hennell, Southampton St, London by LiveLoveLaughMyLife
Circa 1940’s, this 18k yellow gold, sapphire and diamond clip by Van Cleef and Arpels virtually epitomizes the Retro period of jewelry that began following the start of WWII, after the art deco aesthetic of the 20’s and 30’s had come to an end. Platinum was used towards the war efforts, and yellow gold became popular in a period of design that began the less-is-more philosophy. This beautiful clip brooch features 3.00cts of blue sapphires, all square-cut and radiating out like a section of the sun from a gorgeous 2.00ct oval shaped diamond, accented by 1.10ctw of round diamonds. This is a brooch for anyone’s collection of fine sapphire jewelry.
Art Deco Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Plaque Brooch, Marcus & Co., centering three step-cut sapphires, with baguette- and fancy-cut diamond edges, and set throughout with transitional-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 4.30 cts., lg. 2 1/8 in., signed, in original box.
This clever piece from Tiffany can serve as a brooch or as a pair of matching clips. As an Art Deco fashion statement it was a perfect accent for the square collars in fashion but now can be worn as double lapel clips. The diamonds and rubies of this piece are set in platinum. by Tiffany and Company American, ca. 1930
Each clip of geometric design embellished with stylized scroll motifs, set with circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, further accented with lines of step- and calibré-cut emeralds, fitted case.
A diamond and emerald brooch, Tiffany & Co. of foliate motif, detailed with calibré-cut emeralds and baguette-cut diamonds, further accentuated by a ribbon of round brilliant-cut diamonds; signed Tiffany & Co; estimated total diamond weight: 2.50 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 2 1/4in.
Art Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum Brooch, Lacloche Frères The brooch features European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.55 carats, accented by single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.05 carats, accented by emerald and baguette-shaped emeralds weighing a total of approximately 1.85 carats, set in platinum, completed by a pinstem and catch on the reverse, marked Lacloche, Paris.
An art deco sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1925 centering an oval-shaped sapphire framed with several successive rows of old European and single-cut diamonds and calibré and triangular-cut sapphires; central sapphire weighing approximately: 2.50 carats; estimated total diamond weight: 2.60 carats; mounted in platinum.
The tapering openwork plaque of scrolling design collet-set with graduated oval-cut sapphires, brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 2.85cts total, signed J R Ogden & Sons, length 4.9cm, fitted case.
A belle époque sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1910 The rectangular plaque finely pierced and millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds, set to the centre with three graduated old brilliant-cut diamonds interspersed with single-cut diamond floral decoration and courses of calibré-cut sapphires, diamonds approx. 2.00ct. total, width 4.1cm., fitted case
This is a brooch made by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1928. At the height of Art Deco, it must have been an unusual design at the time to choose an orchid, which was one of the icons of the Art Nouveau period. The Art Deco features of this piece are the platinum setting with different cut diamonds: brilliant, pave, and baguette. The brooch is displayed at the Cooper-Hewitt.
A Gorgeous Van Cleef & Arpels Sautoir. A magnificent double row necklace suspending a Maltese cross set with over 100 carats of diamond and superb South Sea pearls mounted in platinum, detachable to form various items. Commissioned 1967 Van Cleef & Arpels New York
Van Cleef and Arpels Necklace This 18 karat yellow gold & diamond necklace by Van Cleef and Arpels exemplifies the style of the 60″s decade. Pieces of this caliber are often designed to be used multiple ways. The necklace is comprised of smaller elements that make the piece more versatile. For example, the pendant can be detached and worn on a different chain or as a brooch. With over 90 carats of diamonds, the piece is a reminder of the 1960’s unabashed embrace of glamour.
Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s. Designed as a stylized ribbon tied spray, set with six principal pear-shaped diamonds, baguette, circular- and single-cut stones, mounted in platinum and white gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and indistinct maker’s marks, inscribed ‘country of origin: France’.