A sapphire and diamond plaque brooch, circa 1915. The scalloped, rounded lozenge, composed of pierced palmette motifs, millegrain-set with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, with a central row of square-cut sapphires and calibré-cut sapphire accents, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 6.60 carats total, diameter 6.2cm.
The Van Cleef & Arpels brooch displays a stunning array of the original vivid red faceted Burmese rubies and white diamonds set in Paris . The vibrant gems are set in a 35 mm round platinum pin to form a flower motif. Oval and pear-shaped rubies with 5 carat total weight, and baguette and round-cut diamonds, with 5 carat total weight. Works from the 1930s are characterized by jewels in primary colors designed in a geometrical pattern, with a streamlined style.
An Art Deco platinum, diamond and multi-coloured sapphire brooch, by Cartier, circa 1935. The openwork shield form brooch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, centring multi-coloured sapphires, mounted in platinum. #Cartier #ArtDeco #brooch
A BELLE ÉPOQUE DIAMOND AND ENAMEL NECKLACE (detail), BY PAULDING FARNHAM, TIFFANY & CO. circa 1900.