This gorgeous mid-century sapphire and diamond necklace unites playful motifs with serious gems. Its rich deep blue sapphires, draping softly across the neckline under their own weight, alternate with bold diamond buckles and curly volutes (referred to whimsically in French as “copeaux,” or wood shavings). With its classic and crisp gem palette of blue and white, set in gleaming platinum, this dynamic design makes a perfect pairing with a gown for a celebratory occasion. Country: France Circa: late 1940s-1950sSize: 14.5” length (with later 2″ extension), 1.625” width (at the center of draping)Materials: 162 Round- and oval-cut sapphires (approximate total weight 25.00 carats); 153 Baguette-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 9.00 carats); 104 Round-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 14.40 carats); Platinum Signed: French control marks
An exceptional, large antique 3.12 carat emerald and 3.15 carat diamond, 18 carat yellow gold and 18 carat white gold dress ring; part of our diverse antique jewelry collections. This stunning, large and impressive emerald and diamond ring has been crafted in 18 ct yellow gold with an 18 ct white gold setting. The pierced decorated, halo style cluster design is ornamented with a feature 3.12 ct oval mixed cut emerald claw set in relief to the center of the arrangement. The large emerald is encircled by seventeen individually claw set Old European round cut diamonds. The central cluster is set to the center of a completely separate frame, ornamented with twenty collet set Old European round cut diamonds, alternating between larger and smaller sized stones. The trifurcating ring shoulders have a scroll and leaf design, and amalgamate at a subtle cuff design, blending with the plain ring shank. This impressive large antique dress ring has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18 ct gold. Available at AC Silver Antiques.