A pair of French Mid-20th Century 18 karat gold earrings with diamonds, sapphires and emeralds by Van Cleef & Arpels. The earrings have 6 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .52 carat, 20 round-cut sapphires with an approximate total weight of 1.60 carats, 12 round-cut emeralds with an approximate total weight of .96 carat. The ear clips also convert and can be used as dress clips. In a conical hive three dimensional form composed of round balls. From the "Hawaii Flowers" collection.Similar pictured in Van Cleef & Arpels, by Sylvie Raulet, Rizzoli, 1987, page 236.
|Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels|
|Signed: “Van Cleef & Arpels” “750” French Control Marks|
|Dimensions: 13/16" in diameter x 1/2" depth|
|Item #: ER-15217|
|Price: $12,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A pair of American 18 karat gold earrings with sapphires, rubies and emeralds by David Webb. The earrings have 8 cabochon sapphires with an approximate total weight of 2.40 carats, 4 rubies with an approximate total weight of 1.60 carats, and 2 emeralds with an approximate total weight of 1.50 carats. The earrings illustrate the genius of Webb in his use of vivid color, volume, and invention of high late-20th Century design.Discussed in David Webb The Quintessential American Jeweler, by Ruth Peltason, Assouline, 2013.
|Artist: David Webb|
|Signed: “Webb 18k”|
|Dimensions: 1-1/2'' length x 1'' width|
|Item #: ER-17549|
|Price: $19,750 – Call: (212) 644-6400|