A French Mid-20th Century platinum necklace with sapphires and diamonds. The center of the necklace has 4 graduated festooned strands of 162 round and oval-cut sapphires with an approximate total weight of 25.00 carats that form the articulated swag. The blue sapphires are most likely from Ceylon. The top strand and side decoration have 153 baguette diamonds with an approximate total weight of 9.00 carats, and 104 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 14.40 carats, G/H color, VS clarity. French control mark for platinum. The motifs of 1950''s jewelry design may appear similar to pieces produced in the ''40''s, but they were executed in an entirely different way. Retro jewelry had a solid, heavy and highly polished look whereas 1950''s jewelry was open, airy and textural, although still solid and "important" in appearance. There was beautiful movement and a depth displayed in the execution of design in this period, as this swag designed necklace exemplifies.
Dimensions: 14-1/2" length, with later 2" extension x 1-5/8" width at the center of the draping.
A platinum necklace with sapphires and diamonds. The necklace is set with ten oval-cut sapphires with an approximate total weight of 44.74 carats, and 133 round and marquise-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 38.00 carats, G/H color, VS clarity. American Gemological Laboratory certificates for six of the sapphires - states no evidence of heat treatment.
A Belle Epoque platinum and 14 karat gold lavaliere necklace with bezel-set garnet, yellow sapphire, blue sapphire and diamonds. The diamond-set platinum chain necklace suspends a cushion-shape red garnet with an approximate weight of 5.50 carats, an oval blue sapphire with an approximate weight of 5.75 carats, an oval cushion yellow-orange sapphire with an approximate weight of 5.50 carats, and rose and Old European cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.30 carats. With original signed "Peter Rath Munchen" fitted box.
A French Retro 18 karat gold and platinum necklace with diamonds and sapphires. The necklace has 74 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.75 carats, and 66 calibre-cut sapphires with an approximate total weight of 5.50 carats. The necklace is designed with stylized twisted gold leaves interspersed with a row of diamonds alternating with a row of sapphires. The front of the necklace is suspended by two woven gold chains with a twisted leaf motif clasp.
Signed: “Made in France” with French control marks
A modern Vaneesha Queen of the Universe necklace by Neha Dani. Inspired by the awesome natural phenomena that is the Aurora Borealis, this necklace demonstrates beautifully the bold yet sensitive color sense of the celebrated artist who created it. The incredible piece delicately balances an array of dazzling, faceted gemstones with organically shaped rare stones in a unique host form so imbued with movement as to dizzy admiring onlookers. The necklace has 3 water opals that weigh 45.63 carats; 339 round diamonds that weigh 5.58 carats, 124 rose-cut diamonds that weigh 3.84 carats, 4 special-cut diamonds that weigh 1.97 carats. They have a VS clarity and F color grade. In addition, 444 blue sapphires weighing 11.21 carats, 305 purple sapphires that weigh 8.39 carats, 79 tsavorite garnets that weigh 2.19 carats, 130 paraiba tourmalines weighing 2.71 carats, and 3 triangular paraiba cabochons weighing 2.71 carats. The gemstones are set in titanium, 18 karat gold and colored rhodium.Certificate for the 3 water opals and 3 certificates for the paraiba tourmaline.
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