Gold and enamel earrings, with accents of filigree work and polychromatic enamels (cobalt and French blue). A classic open work flower cluster surmount suspends a pair of lateral chains as well as a pendulum type of pendant. Probably French c1790. The Three Graces
Ruby and diamond necklace, 1930s Of geometric design, set with cabochon rubies, circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, length approximately 450mm, French assay and maker's marks, several diamonds deficient.
Circa 1810 Each of the earrings features a teardrop shaped agate of pumpkin orange and moss green with maroon hues set closed back. A border of 15k yellow gold frames the agate and separates it from a surround of twenty-four (24) natural amethysts in pinched collets and set closed back.
Almandine garnets with that characteristic flat cut table and minimal faceting just around the edge were ubiquitous to Georgian era jewelry and a favorite of the ladies of the period. Typically set foiled and closed back, this technique gave the gems a stunningly lush and lavish purplish color ranging from deep mulberry to claret red. This pair of drop earrings of 9k yellow gold features what appears to be a marriage between a top round cut garnet set in a pinched collet of gold and a…