Art Deco Emerald An Art Deco era emerald and diamond ring. The octagonal emerald measuring 11.4 x 9.58mm, weight approximately 3.00 ct. Set within a decorative halo border of four baguette cut and sixteen old brilliant cut diamonds. Platinum. An Art Deco original, circa 1925.
Queen Marie José Royal Ruby Ring, c. 1870, gold, silver, diamonds, ruby (8.48ct). When Belgian Princess Marie-José married the Prince of Piedmont, future Umberto II in 1930, she received jewellery inherited from his grandmother, Queen Margherita. He chose the ring for Princess, married to the heir to the throne of Italy, for the royal character of the “pigeon-blood” ruby from Burma within its diamond frame blended harmoniously with Queen Margherita’s bequests.
Art Deco Diamond and Coloured Diamond Brooch/Pendant.An important diamond and coloured diamond brooch pendant, of Art Deco design, representing a vase of flowers on a pedestal in front of a fountain of water cascading downward, the vase and pedestal are set with coloured diamonds of various cuts and hues including fancy pink and fancy blue, the cascade set with brilliant-cut and baguette-cut diamonds mounted in platinum, retractable pendant loop fittings.