Aquamarine and diamond parure, English, 1920s, by D&J Wellby Ltd (Royal Warrant of Appointment). Consisting of a pendant necklace and a pair of ear pendants set with aquamarines and rose diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold.
The aquamarine cameo with facetted back represent four Cupids (putti) playing the part of vintagers...Mounted as a pendant within a rose diamond mille-grain border, hanging within an open frame of floral and leafy branches with a pear shaped diamond hanging below, it is attached by chains to the trumpet shaped flower heads and the suspension loop at the top, all diamond set. Cameo: 18th century style. Pendant: 1905. (re-pin)
An early 20th century sapphire and diamond brooch pendant The openwork plaque of fine knife-wire, millegrain set brilliant and single-cut diamond detail, its centre issuing a stylised scroll of similarly set diamonds and calibré-cut sapphires, to an oval mixed-cut sapphire drop, diamonds approx. 4.00ct. total, length 8.0cm.