Morocco | A gemset (central red garnet set in a band of small emeralds) and enamelled gold circular pendant (Tazra), suspended on multiple seed-pearl stands. The back of the pendant is similarly enamelled | Fez, late 18th century | 45,600£ ~ sold ( Apr. '07):
Gem-set, pearl collar necklace, composed of two strands of cultured pearls strung to a diamond and ruby-set clasp (the pearl strands just under 15" in length), mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, suspending a graduated five strand pearl tassel with circular-cut rubies bezel-set in 18k yellow gold (the longest of the strands approximately 2.5" in length).
Pearl and diamond sautoir, Michele della Valle The sautoir set with rows of pearls and spectacle-set brilliant-cut diamonds, embellished with a tassel of similar design, embellished with a pavé diamond-set cap, mounted in white gold, necklace length approximately 440mm, signed MdV and numbered.
Diamond and conch pearl necklace The graduating collar with central fringe composed of diamond-set three-leaf clovers on a meandering vine, further decorated with conch pearl buds in pale to deep pink and bronze hue, set with numerous old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 11.30 carats, mounted in gold and platinum, length approximately 16 inches.
A BAROQUE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The front designed as an articulated fringe of baroque cultured pearls, with circular-cut diamond detail, joined by similarly-set navette-shaped links, to the baroque cultured pearl backchain of later addition, mounted in 18k gold, 23 ins. Signed VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 51679
Set at the front with a gray cultured pearl measuring approximately 12.8 by 12.4 mm., and two white cultured pearls measuring approximately 12.2 by 11.3 mm. and 11.4 by 11.3 mm., within a foliate design set with round and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 9.20 carats, length 15 inches.
18 Karat Gold, Pearl, Jadeite and Diamond Necklace Set with 46 natural pearls measuring approximately 7.1 by 6.5 to 5.7 mm, the front accented by a fringe composed of numerous pear-shaped jadeite cabochons and pearls of various hues, accented by round and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.50 carats, length 18 inches.