A 1930's Art Deco original. The fine and rare blue zircon measuring approximately 10.4mm x 10.1mm and estimated to weigh 6.00cts. Mounted with three old brilliant cut diamonds set to each shoulder. A lovely original Art Deco ring.
Handcrafted Jewelry by Polly Wale: Lost wax casting techniques are paired with fine gem stones. Polly uses sapphires rubies directly cast into gold, creating pieces that resemble natural gem encrusted forms, like sparkling geodes split open. This unorthodox process is unique to her has become her signature style, gaining her international recognition.
MURRLE BENNETT & Co. (1896-1914) A gold pendant set with a central pearl plaque with a turquoise set above, flanked by wirework entrelac motifs. A turquoise drop below. Anglo/German c.1900. Marks for MB & Co. and 15 ct. (Pendant case) Size: Length of pendant with bale 6.7 cm. Without bale 6 cm. Width 2.3 cm. Lit.: Art Nouveau Jewelry. Vivienne Becker. Liberty Style. Academy Editions
Rare Large Crystal Opal Mintabie, South Australia, Australia The opal deposits of Mintabie have long been depleted with no new production emerging. The present example was set aside many years ago by the miner who could not bear to part with it earlier. Simply contour polished to reveal its beauty, a vibrant electric green blue pinpoint play-of-color are seen to dance across the surface. Such a notable piece would, no doubt, create a fine pendant.