Van Cleef & Arpels. The set of Her Highness Princess Salimah Aga Khan. Indian bracelet (one of a pair transformed from the necklace), 1971, Private Collection
PANTHER-PATTERN WATCH-BROOCH CARTIER PARIS, 1915
ENAMELLED WATCH ON A CHATELAINE Cartier Paris, 1874 Yellow gold, pink gold, polychrome enamel, pearls Round movement, gold-plated, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring. Hinged crystal opens to allow access for setting the time and winding the watch (at 4 o’clock). 16.5 x 3.4 cm
PANTHER CLIQUET PIN CARTIER PARIS, 1957 Platinum, white gold, brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, sapphire cabochons (spots), green garnets (eyes). Provenance: Nina Dyer (1930–1965), wife of Sadruddin Aga Khan. After her tragic death in 1965, her property was auctioned in 1969. Her possessions included a substantial wardrobe of panther-skin clothing and jewelry in the same pattern, testifying to her passion for this cat. Her collection of Cartier panthers included another bracelet and a…
The Manchette Bracelets (designed for Daisy Fellowes), the two bracelets canbe worn together as a choker necklace - Van Cleef & Arpels
CHAUMET-Hortensia collection "Voie Lactée" Secret Watch -small model- Secret watch bringing together Chaumet's two-hundred year know-how in jewellery and watchmaking. A jewelled bouquet of hortensias revealing a natural Mother-of-Pearl dial Diamonds, Sapphires, and Chalcedony.
Starting in 1910, reptiles had a special place among Cartier fauna: the virtuoso jeweller brought these lithe, undulating bodies to life in many impressive necklaces and bracelets. Supreme expertise was required over months, or even years, to assemble the internal platinum structure of the most sumptuous pieces, such as the snake necklace of the Mexican actress Maria Felix. Created 1919, Platinum round old cut diamonds, millegrain setting.