Turquoise demi-parure, Chaumet, 1950s Each designed as a series of interlocking ribbon motifs set with cabochon turquoises, necklace divides into two bracelets, each measuring approximately 195 and 200mm, one bracelet and one earring signed Chaumet Paris, one earring numbered, French assay marks, post fittings.
A royal chain (Kantar) of finely woven gold wire,the delicate terminals of which represent nagas from whose open mouths filled with complex spirals the lower chains are hung. In the past the kantar was worn not by the ruler but by his personal slave who mediated in a trance on his behalf between the secular world and the spiritual one. Made by jewellers of Roti and Ndao islands.
Gold, Hardstone Cameo and Enamel Necklace Supporting cameos in the form of Pharaoh heads composed of lapis lazuli, brown jasper, green jasper, red jasper and turquoise, spaced by lotus flower motifs, applied throughout with enamel in red, white, blue, green and turquoise hues, decorated with granulation and twisted gold wire accents, last quarter 19th century.
Gold Temple Coin Jewellery Set
Judith Kaufman--Studio Goldsmith | Diamond Slice Gold Necklace by Judith Kaufman (22kt yellow gold, oxidized silver and faceted diamonds)
A GOLD NECKLACE TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY Probably a wedding necklace, with large triangular pendant ending with spherical ribbed finial, the dense decoration with central embossed and applied rosette, bordered by concentric bands of gold filigree arranged between granulated lines, the lace with seven gold repoussé discs to either side, each with floral spray, arranged between ribbed spherical elements, with tapering finials, strung on metal-thread embroidered red thread
Paire de boucles d'oreilles classique Gujarat. Très belle patine d'usage. Or Inde, Gujarat L
A delicate and feminine gold, pearl and sapphire fringe necklace by Castellani. Rome, c1875.