A pair of art deco black opal and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1925 Each claw mounted drop-shaped black opal, suspended from an articulated surmount composed of collet mounted old brilliant-cut diamonds spaced by two millegrain-set single-cut diamond sections, length 4.4cm., cased by Hardy Bros. Ltd., Australia
Tulipa 'Cafe Noir' - Brooding near-black flowers top the stout stems of this single late tulip. Excellent in late spring and early summer bedding schemes, its rich chocolate-red colouring looks great as a contrast to creamy whites and yellows, or toned with soft pinks.
"A pair of art deco diamond and enamel pendent earrings, circa 1925. Each old brilliant and single-cut diamond surmount suspends a single-cut diamond foliate motif within a black enamel openwork geometric plaque, and terminates in a pear-shaped diamond drop, pear-shaped diamonds, approx. 3.30cts total, length 5.6cm."