Antique Silver, Gold, Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Brooch The openwork brooch centering and quartered by 5 round demantoid garnets approximately 3.50 cts., encircled by 12 old European-cut diamonds approximately 1.70 cts., quartered by diamond-set scroll work, approximately 6.2 dwt.
Gold, silver, and diamond brooch, set with an octagonal sapphire engraved with the arms of Johann Hugo von Orsbeck (1634-1711), appointed Archbishop Prince Elector of Trier, 13 July, and Bishop of Speyer, 16 July 1676, Abbot of Prum and Provost of Weissenburg. Now framed within a foliate border. German. Sapphire intaglio: 17th century. Setting: 19th century. Click for source and additional commentary by Diana Scarisbrick
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)
Edwardian Platinum, Peridot, and Diamond Brooch/Pendant, Marcus & Co., bezel set with a square shaped peridot measuring approx. 14.70 x 14.50 x 7.20 mm, with rose-cut diamond accents, millegrain details, lg. 1 1/4 in., maker's mark.
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...
A Russian Demantoid Garnet and Fancy Colored Diamond Cluster Ring circa 1890, with a later shank The ring is set with an exceedingly rare 5.1 carat Russian Ural demantoid, encircled by a single row of six white and six fancy colored old cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.80 ct. The dark grass green stone is full of 'valuable' so-called "horsetails", inclusions found only in demantoids from the Urals.
Gold, black and white enamel and demantoid garnet necklace, hung with an oriental grey pearl. Anthemion (honeysuckle) motifs clasp the three rows at the front of the necklace and fasten them at the sides to the single row at the back. Throughout, graduated damantoid garnets in beaded gold settings alternate with openwork links enamelled black and white. Signed C & AG, for Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, on the back of the clasp behind. English, c. 1900.
Art Deco Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Brooch, Marcus & Co., set with a pear-shape fancy-cut emerald, fruther bead-set with baguette and transitional-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 3.60 cts., three cabochon emerald highlights, wd. 1 3/4 in., signed Marcus & Co. Via Skinner.