Gold pendant, the frame set with gems between scrolls,enclosing a large brownish chalcedony cameo illustrating the event from the Bible, recorded by St. John, 13, vv. 4-17, when Jesus Christ, knowing that his end was near, washed the feet of his disciples, as an example of perfect brotherly love.
A dragonfly boorch from the late twentieth century, artfully camouflaged by matching translucent turquoise plique-à-jour enamel, sparkling diamonds and shimmering pearl flora, meticulously handcrafted in silver over 18 karat yellow gold in fine and faithful emulation of turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau jewels.
An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Diamond and Plique a Jour Enamel Pendant, attributed to Masriera, in an openwork rectangular design with central and terminal convex curves, accented with polychrome enamel accents, containing 13 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.30 carat total.
Gold, silver, enamel, rock crystal, diamond, ruby and emerald oval pendant, hanging from rose diamond love trophy of Cupid's wedding torch and quiver of arrows held by a suspension loop. The centre of the rock crystal is encrusted with two rose diamond turtle doves in flight with an emerald and ruby branch of myrtle leaves and berries between them...
Gold pendant enameled grey and white set with a purple sapphire guarded by twin dragons, with wide open mouths and wings displayed, surmounted by a grotesque mask, highlighted with small diamonds and terminating in a drop shaped pearl below. French, c. 1885 by Lucien Falize. (1839-97)