A diamond necklace/tiara combination, circa 1890 Composed of graduating pierced flowerheads and leaves, the largest to the centre, set throughout with old brilliant, single and rose-cut diamonds, with a pear-shaped diamond drop, mounted in silver and gold, tiara frame deficient, central brooch fitting provided, diamonds approx. 5.60ct total, length 37.5cm, fitted case by Nathan & Co, Birmingham
DIAMOND AND SPINEL BROOCH , ca. 1910. Charming round, openwork brooch, the border decorated with fine leaf motifs, the top with finely openwork band motifs. The centre set with an iridescent blue/violet spinel in a yellow gold mount and set throughout with 4 old European-cut diamonds and numerous old European-cut diamonds and some rose-cut diamonds. French import marks.
A NECKLACE OF TWENTY-ONE ROMAN AMETHYST RING STONES CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D. ... all mounted as a necklace in a Renaissance-style setting of octagonal linked segments looped together, with pearls projecting from the loops 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) long
AN EXQUISITE ANTIQUE PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE The front decorated with a fringe of seventeen drop-shaped graduated pearls, enhanced by an old European and single-cut diamond cap, suspended by an old mine and old European-cut diamond trefoil motif, from a series of similarly-set floret links, to the backchain of diamond quatrefoil and lozenge-shaped links, joined by a navette-shaped pearl and old European-cut diamond clasp, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1900
A BYZANTINE GOLD, PEARL AND AMETHYST FINGER RING CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D. The exterior of the strap hoop ornamented with braided plain wire filigree, the sides of the spool-shaped bezel with a ring of pearls threaded on a wire and secured by small loops, bands of beaded wire above and below, the bezel set with a circular cabochon amethyst