Chanel looks to the stars for the Biennale des Antiquaires
Chanel “Nuit de Diamants” necklace in 18-karat white gold set with 319 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total weight of 11.9 carats 7 round-cut diamonds for a total weight of 2.9 carats and facetted black-diamond beads for a total weight of 453.3 carats.
An early 20th century sapphire and diamond necklace/tiara. The front piece is of graduated fringe design, formed as seven diamond-set knife edge bars each terminating in an oval-cut sapphire surrounded by old round brilliant-cut diamonds and spaced by a scrolling diamond-set link each with a knife edge bar drop terminating in a circular-cut sapphire, to a belcher-link neckchain, mounted in silver and gold, with a tiara frame, length 42cm including chain
Victorian Diamond Floral Tiara. Bentley & Skinner, London. The tiara comprises three diamond flower heads linked by diamond scroll work of a foliate design, encrusted throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of 15 carats, all set in silver to a yellow gold mount, with detachable diamond-set necklace fittings and tiara frame, gross weight 32.45, circa 1870
A diamond necklace/tiara combination, circa 1890 Composed of graduating pierced flowerheads and leaves, the largest to the centre, set throughout with old brilliant, single and rose-cut diamonds, with a pear-shaped diamond drop, mounted in silver and gold, tiara frame deficient, central brooch fitting provided, diamonds approx. 5.60ct total, length 37.5cm, fitted case by Nathan & Co, Birmingham
An Art Deco aquamarine and diamond necklace, by Olga Tritt, New York, 1939. Suspending graduating rectangular aquamarines, surmounted by a scroll of calibre cut diamonds emanating and centred by round brilliant cut diamonds, the back of the necklace curved to fit the neck and similarly set with aquamarines below an articulated diamond scroll, the front and back joined by geometric and fan shaped links mounted with brilliant and calibre cut diamonds. #OlgaTritt #ArtDeco #necklace
Edwardian diamond and pink tourmaline pendant on chain, the central round mixed-cut pink tourmaline estimated to weigh approximately 1 carat, in claw setting within an Art Nouveau open-work foliate scroll design set with old cut diamonds with a further oval mixed-cut tourmaline estimated to weigh approximately 1.25 carats, suspended from a knife-bar and diamond link, on a platinum trace chain.