A SUPERB ANTIQUE NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDANT, BY CHAUMET Set with a natural drop pearl, weighing 55.62 carats, or 222.5 grains, to the rose-cut diamond snake cap, circa 1895, 24.45-18.07 x 19.80 cm [Sold for 591 thousand USD]
From Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection -- A BLUE GEMSTONE, DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL SNAKE RING. Set with a marquise-cut light blue gemstone, circular-cut diamonds and a cultured pearl, mounted in oxidized 18k gold.
Platinum millegrain brooch centred on a carved emerald representing a tree on a pave set diamond trunk, with eight small diamonds in single collets between the leaves and a triangular cut diamond at the top. Two birds, with sapphire heads and tails, emerald legs and bodies and ruby wings, their heads turned backwards flank the tree, beside navette shaped emerald plants, all resting on a triple baguette cut diamond base. Cartier, London, c. 1935