Striped silk taffeta open robe, probably French, c. 1790. The cream silk fabric is woven with a sky-blue and purple narrow stripe. The boned, low crossover bodice is lined in linen. The skirts are unlined.
This pair of of natural pearl and diamond 'Etoiles de Mer' earclips first sold at Christie's in 2002 for $41,535. They recently sold again in 2014, again at Christie's, for $217,480, giving them a staggering ROI of 423.6%. Photo courtesy of Christie's
A Pair of Kunzite, Amethyst, and Diamond Ear Pendants: Each designed as a line of vari-cut amethysts and kunzite, enhanced by circular-cut diamond surrounds, mounted in 18K white gold, length 2 1/4 inches. Signed 'Margherita Burgener', with maker's mark and Italian assay marks, with an original box. Via Philips.
Les Ateliers Creations by Van Cleef & Arpels -Demoiselles earrings, Palais de la chance collection-White gold, emeralds, sapphires and diamonds.The Demoiselles earrings from the Palais de la chance collection represent two magical airy dragonflies, ...