A pair of French Art Deco platinum earrings with diamonds, red coral, and onyx. The earring tops have black onyx and coral beads that suspend pear shape drop with 46 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.00 carat alternating with black enamel triangles. The interior of the drop is framed with a single piece of cut coral. The earrings are in a modified pendeloque motif. Similar discussed in Earrings from Antiquity to the Present by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990, page 132-135.
A pair of American Mid-Century platinum, 18 karat gold, enamel and diamond earrings by David Webb. The earrings feature polished gold strips and black enamel alternating with inset rows of 40 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 2.90 carats, G/H color, VS clarity.
An American Art Nouveau enamel, 14 karat bloomed gold and diamond pendant locket. The figure on the heart-shaped pendant locket wears an old European-cut diamond ''earring'' with an approximate weight of .04 carat. The uniquely-shaped pendant locket has double-sided compartments.
A pair of American Mid-20th Century black enamel and 18 karat gold earrings by David Webb. The earrings are designed in an articulated ''door knocker'' motif. The open oval drops are suspended from rectangular-shape gold and enamel tops."The ear pendants may look simple, but that''s just the jeweler''s sleight of hand, for in fact there is a knowing interplay of materials and textures here...the deep black enamel and the polished gold," Ruth Peltason in David Webb.Discussed in David Webb The Quintessential American Jeweler, by Ruth Peltason, Assouline, 2013.
A pair of modern 18 karat gold and platinum earrings with a diamond-accented and black enamel-bordered rock crystal drop by David Webb. The drop earrings are a flat tear drop design with an open, diamond-studded interior section and carved rock crystal in Webb''s hallmark design, accented with strong black enameling. The earrings have 56 brilliant-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.02 carats. David Webb loved chiaroscuro, the interplay of light and dark. In these earrings where onyx and diamond frame a rock crystal drop that seems to float in space, the effect is both voluminous and airy.
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