An art deco sapphire and diamond panel ring, circa The rectangular-shaped plaque millegrain-set to the centre with an oval mixed-cut sapphire, within a single-cut diamond border and a further calibré-cut sapphire and single-cut diamond surround.
A STUNNING SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE. The oval-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 55.56 carats, surmounted by a circular-cut diamond, to the three-row circular-cut diamond necklace, mounted in platinum and gold, in red leather Cartier case. Necklace signed Cartier, no. 870107.
Faberge c. 1896 to 1903 - rock crystal was difficult to carve because it was prone to crumbling. As it could not tolerate heat from soldering, any settings such as the gold and diamond clasp on this box, had to be assembled with clips and pins. Probably acquired by Queen Alexandra