An art deco emerald and diamond ring, circa 1925 Of bi-coloured design, the cut-cornered step-cut emerald between two cushion-shaped diamonds, in millegrain collet-settings, split to gallery, later shank
The March birthstone is aquamarine which literally means "ocean water" and was believed by sailors to come from the treasure chest of mermaids. It was also promised to bring love, health and energy to those who wore it.
Very Fine Black Opal from Lightning Ridge, Australia. Vivid and very "present", this fine gem opal displays predominantly red play-of-color with spectral broad flashes of green, orange, yellow and blue, with true black potch to the reverse of the oval cabochon. This is as fine a stone for the serious collector as can be desired. Weighing approximately 10.39 carats and measuring 16.5 x 13.0 x 6.5mm Estimate: US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (£39,000 - 52,000/€46,000 - 62,000)