Friday, 31 December 2010

LALIQUE: the Gulbenkian Dragonfly enamel brooch

Rene Jules Lalique, born in 1860, is one of the greatest glassmakers and jewellery designer of all times but he will specially be recognised as one of the symbols of Art Nouveau. And this dragonfly in the museum of Armenian collector Calouste Gulbenkian is one of the grandest examples of his work.

Lalique grew up in the outskirts of Paris and since very young he trained in design and drawing and even did an apprenticeship as goldsmith. He was always attracted by nature in all his forms and this would become the pillar of all his works and designs. In 1876 he moved to London to attend Sydenham Art College and on his return to Paris he worked as a freelance designer for Cartier, Boucheron and other jewellers. In 1885 he opened his own business with his own brand winning several prizes for his sculptures and art jewelry. He manufactured some of the famous jewels from Sarah Bernhardt.

He was not only one of the biggest contributors to the Art Nouveau movement but also achieved huge recognition from his Art Deco work. He died in 1945 but his firm continues manufacturing glasswork today.

Thursday, 30 December 2010

An unusual BUCCELATTI diamond necklace

I just found this beautiful Buccelatti necklace browsing at an antique dealer from New Orleans! It is probably of contemporary manufacture but maintains all the Buccelatti trademark features: engraved gold in a laced design with ell matched diamonds.

It is for sale at Rau Antiques.

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Antique Jewelry of the British Royal Family

This is a full journey through the history of jewellery: apart from the ancient royal heirlooms  we find Queen Alexandra's Belle Epoque famous chocker necklaces, Art Deco commissions to Cartier and Boucheron, sumptuous Indian and Arab gifts, Wallis Simpson collection and Diana's modern settings. Quite entertaining to see all of them together.

Ms. Simpson apart, my favourites are a magnificent Boucheron ruby set Belle Epoque necklace wore by Queen Elisabeth II and Diana's blue sapphires.

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JAR: the Sex & the City diamond flower ring

Joel Arthur Rosenthal, born in the USA, studied Art History at Harvard, worked in films for a sort period of time and eventually joined Bvlgari. In 1977 he opened a shop in the Place Vendome in Paris with his initials. His pieces are extremely rare to be found and are incredibly beautiful both for their unique design as well as for the perfection achieved in craftsmanship.

One of his rings was featured in the movie Sex & the City 1, the wonderful diamond set flower acquired by Samantha's boyfriend at a Christie's auction!. In the movie the ring sold for $50,000, in reality that same ring was sold for almost $500,000 in 2006.

Photos from The Jewelry Loupe: Cathleen MacCarthy

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Founded by Alphonse Fouquet in 1860 in Paris, 35 Avenue de l’Opera. In 1895 his son Georges took over the reigns of the business breaking the Neo-renaissance tradition and developing the Art Nouveau style. He worked very closely with Alphonse Mucha who designed the famous posters, the new headquarters and even some pieces amongst which were the important commissions for Sarah Bernhardt. They were extremely successful at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris and will continue producing Art Nouveau jewells until the First World Ward. In 1919, Georges was joined by his son Jean who took on board the new Art Deco style, specially on its geometric trend. They received a a special mention at the 1925 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs.

As fan as I am of Art Deco, in Fouquet I prefer their Art Nouveau creations, they were truly groundbreaking and remarkable, maybe Mucha's influence was too difficult to beat!.

I found this ring at A la vieille Russie in New York.

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Rock Stars - Celebrity Engagement Rings

I just spent such a fun time looking at this article from Zimbio that even if it does not belong to this blog I could not resist a couple of highlights!.

There are 75 different pictures of celebrity rings, but I will just stick to four of them only to compare the two "similar" sapphire cluster rings from 2010 (Kate Middlenton's and Penelope Cruz) to the two "rocks" from tennis players Sharapova and Kournikova.

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Women who paved the way: Jeanne Toussaint of Cartier

Women who paved the way: Jeanne Toussaint of Cartier

Women who paved the way: Jeanne Poiret Boivin

Women who paved the way: Jeanne Poiret Boivin

Women who paved the way: Suzanne Belperron

Monday, 27 December 2010

The GOLDEN Flower power by Cartier and Tiffany

The flower generation was not only about the hippy movement! These two brooches, the one above by Cartier and found at Hancock's, London, and the one below by Tiffany & Co found at Schrubsole, New York, are great examples of how fine jewellery can adapt even to the least likely fashion.

Both were manufactured in the early 1960's and both are extremely delicate and beautiful. They would make an outfit even today, some fifty years later!. One just need to picture Nicole Kidman wearing a black tuxedo or Angelina Jolie in a cream dress with just the flower.

RENE BOIVIN: a late Art Deco bombe diamond ring

This is another great cocktail ring by Boivin. It is catalogued as Art Deco and dated in 1940 when the use of yellow gold was already extremely fashionable and it would be later the base for all the Retro style jewelry in contrast to the platinum based white jewels from the previous decades.

The design of this ring is quite unusual, bold and opaque, yet it shows the great workmanship of the Boivin women in the setting of the stones bringing them upwards in a lighter rounded structure.

I found this ring at S J Shrubsole, New York

LALAOUNIS hammered gold

Ilias Lalaounis is the most famous contemporary greek master jeweller. Living in Athens, he could have only been inspired by ancient greek pieces which he has studied and mastered to perfection. His most distinctive feature, is not design, but the hand finished hammered gold appearance in many of his pieces. It requires incredible craftsmanship and it conveys the pieces a unique beauty. Never a high street jeweller, his pieces are for connoisseur and collectors.

This bangle is finished with an unusual semiprecious stone, sodalite

It comes up for auction at Bonhams, London on January 19th

A RETRO Style in the red carpet today...

Sex & the City 2, London premier, Kim Cattrall (better know as Samantha) wore two vintage jewellery pieces: a great 19th century diamond earrings and a sumptuous Retro diamond and ruby brooch. Both pieces came from Fred Leighton, one of the best antique jewellery shops in New York until it was sold to Merill Lynch in 2006.

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An OPAL dress ring

This ring is too difficult to resist to!, Not signed by any known jeweller and probably of quite modern manufacture, but it is definitely rare and unique and that is the reason why it is here.

It is a beautiful organic design, around a natural form of opal, surrounded by a gold setting in an even more irregular shape. It is pure style!

Opal is a controversial stone. Its name comes from the sanskrit "upala" or from the latin word "Opalus". The romans used to call it "Cupid Paedros" and it was linked to love.

Opal Stone Healing Properties

  • Opal stone is widely used for curing eye relation problems.
  • It is an effective tool for helping people out of depression and sadness in general.
  • Detoxifies and strengthens the liver disorders.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • Improves sexual strength and prowess.

Opal Stone Mystical Powers

  • Helps in finding true love.
  • Dispels nightmares and improves the quality of dreams.
  • Protects from evil and ill intentions.
  • Improves creative thoughts and skills.
  • Brings about a balance in thought.
  • Bestows good luck
  • Boosts confidence and loyalty.

The ring comes up for auction at Bonhams, London on January 19th

Sunday, 26 December 2010

A KUTCHINSKY diamond ring

Photo by Bonhams
This is an extremely original cocktail ring by Kutchinsky. A bombe design, it features a diamond surrounded by a yellow gold "spike" balloon. It would be difficult to find something more in tune with the Christmas season!. One can clearly notice that this piece is from the real Kutchinsky, a master of design!; the only thing I could say here is that I would have chosen a better (and bigger) diamond! Nevertheless, it would match perfectly the Kutchinsky bracelet featured as the first post of this blog!

This ring will be auctioned at Bonhams, London (Knightsbridge) on january 12th.

Monday, 13 December 2010

Jewelry Insider™: Jewelry Sparkles at Dior and Bulgari Bashes

Jewelry Insider™: Jewelry Sparkles at Dior and Bulgari Bashes: "When two of the most celebrity-friendly fashion houses celebrate themselves, they usually have plenty of A-list wattage on-hand to turn up ..."

A CARTIER Belle Epoque diamond and velvet necklace

Photo by Sothebys

This is a diamond and platinum choker necklace set in black velvet. It is one of the symbols of Belle Epoque jewellery from the 1900's. During that time, the finest jewellery was mostly white, using diamonds and pearls only. Coloured stones or yellow gold was not considered elegant by society. The most popular style was the "Garland Style" characterised by its delicate designs featuring laurel leaves, ribbon bows or lace patterns following the Versailles code as the only acceptable patterns. And one of its masters was of course Cartier.

The must have piece during the Belle Epoque period was the choker necklace. This was made fashionable by Queen Alexandra who always wore one; it is said that did so in order to cover a small scar in her neck.

This necklace will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A GARRARD Belle Epoque Diamond wristwatch

A very delicate diamonds and platinum Belle Epoque watch by Garrard. It is set on a black silk strap, as it was usual in the beginning of the 20th century, which makes it look like a piece of lace and enhances the overall light of the stones. I find it one of the most beautiful ways to display "white" jewellery.

Garrard pride themselves as the oldest jewellery makers that still exists today. The house was appointed Crown Jewellers of London in 1721 and opened their premises in Mayfair in 1735. During the first world war, the company did no want to lose their skilled craftsmen and they decided to set up a manufacturing and engineering factory in England. This company continues today, but as a separate entity from the jewellery branch.

This watch will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

Sunday, 12 December 2010

A FUSSET y GRAU modernist pendant and bangle

This is a suite of jewellery by Fusset y Grau, a renowned spanish maker from the beginning of the  twentieth century based in Barcelona. Together with Masriera, they represent the height of modern spanish jewellery in terms of creativity. The Art Nouveau decorative art in Catalunya was adopted by a much wider  movement, Modernism; which reached its height through the well known architect Gaudi.

These bangle and brooch that seem heavy at first sight are really finely crafted in a very delicate foliage set of thin gold with carved leaves and nature motifs.

These pieces will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A SCHLUMBERGER enamel bangle

Here is a gold and blue enamel bangle signed by Jean Schlumberger, the famous jeweller that worked for Tiffany & Co maintaining the brand. It is a very simple piece with no stones but it becomes a fine jewel thanks to its great design and perfect execution.

It will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Retro Ruby "Ludo" set

A great ruby and diamond bracelet made by Van Cleef and Arpels during the 1960s in today's so fashionable retro style and the matching clips would look great on a bold golden necklace, so very Ana Wintour!

The stone setting is Van Cleef's star setting which looks fantastic given the size of the piece. Much better is reality than in picture.

This set will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on De 14th

A BVLGARI 1980's coloured stone bangle

Photo by Sothebys

Andy Warhol said: "When I'm in Rome I always visit Bulgari, because it is the most important museum of contemporary art."

This bracelet is a beautiful example of the contribution that Bvlgari has made to jewellery. They were the first ones to apply cabochon cut to semi precious stones and to use them to enhance the settings for emeralds, rubies and sapphires.

This bangle comes up for auction at Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A BVLGARI emerald and diamond ring

Photo by Sothebys
The oldest known signed jewellery comes from Rome and so does the newest brand that has achieved worldwide recognition: Bvlgari.

The house of Bvlgari was created in Rome in 1905 but it did not thrive until the 1960's and it has made an imprint in the history of jewellery by the creation of a distinctive and unique style. Bvlgari source of inspiration is the Renaissance and the use of colour. Instead of using diamonds as the most important part of the piece, Bvlgari always makes a coloured stone the centre of its creations.

This ring is a fine example of the Bvlgari style where symmetry and proportions are based on ancient art and arquitecture more than on organic design and nature.

This ring will be auctioned next Dec 14th at Sotheby's London

An ANTIQUE Diamond Spanish Royal parure

This antique diamond spanish parure is on this blog for two reasons: one is sentimental, because I am spanish, and the second one is because it should be in a museum. No one could wear something like this now!. It is a great example of the spanish nineteenth century craftsmanship and a heavy interpretation of the Garland Style that was so fashionable in the rest of Europe.

It is attributed to have belonged to Queen Isabel II of Spain who gave it to her sister and ended in a private collector as part of an heirloom sale in 1972.

I really hope a spanish museum bid acquire this piece!, who knows, it might be the beginning of a new jewellery collection.

This antique jewellery set comes up for auction at Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A CASTELLANI natural pearl ring

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This is one of the oldest signed pieces of jewellery that can be found today. A natural pearl set in a roman revival gold ring by Castellani.

Fortunato Pio Castellani had a small antique dealer business in Via del Corso, Rome at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He approached jewellery from the study of ancient Rome and  Greece classic pieces thanks to his friendship to a famous archeologist. Hence, the Castellani family deserves the credit of having been the founders of the Archeological Revival style. Alessandro Castellani travelled to Paris escaping from political prosecution in Italy and began to spread his family work throughout Europe. He believed that the Greek, Etruscan and even the Roman jewellery was superior both from a technical and aesthetic perspective. A romantic idealist, like many of his contemporaries, he turned to the past to fight the evils of modernity and the decline in arts brought by the Industrial Revolution.

This ring will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

A GIULIANO garnet and pearl antique pendant

This is a typical example of Carlo Giuliano's enamel work carried out in London during the second half of the nineteenth century. Giuliano accompanied Castellani to London in 1860, he is believed to be one of the latter's craftsmasters. However, he opened a business on his own and started to manufacture pieces in Castellani's archaelogical revival style who were then sold through the best London retailers (Hancocks, Phillips etc..). Castellani hated the jewellery from the 16th and 17th century but Giuliano found sources of inspiration in Renaissance jewels more suitable for the english ladies of the time. Light open laced work with multicoloured enamel allowed him to create very delicate pieces that soon became sought after for their subtlety. With his personal style and the mastering of his technique he became on of the most famous jewellers that London has ever had.

In his will, he left a piece of up to £50 to each one of his recurring customers and a collection of his jewellery to the museum that would later become the Victoria and Albert Museum.

This pendant will be auctioned by Sotheby's London on Dec 14th

Friday, 10 December 2010

RENE BOIVIN: an early Retro bombe diamond ring

Rene Boivin was undoubtedly one of great french jewellery masters in the beginning of the 20th century. He was a great designer and craftsman but more interestingly, he was the first pioneer in linking jewellery to fashion. Rene Boivin married Jeanne Poiret who was the sister of the famous couturier and soon his wife became the first jeweller woman known in modern history. When he died in 1917, his wife took over running the company with their daughter and a friend, Juliette Moutard; three women!. In 1921 they hired Suzanne Belperron as a designer who worked with them until 1932. Today the firm belongs to Asprey.

This ring was made in 1935, at the height of creativity of the Boivin women team. The design is exceptional when one thinks about the dates; in the middle of the purest Art Deco trend, with geometrical patterns, platinum and white gold jewellery and abstract design (which Boivin mastered as well), they had the vision to hint what would be the icon piece of the following decade: the cocktail ring. This is not an important piece but its impeccable manufacture is remarkable. A bombe design, well matched diamonds and most importantly the open work design for the settings that allow the stones "breathe".

I just found this ring for sale at Hanock's, London.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

A MAUBOUSSIN Art Deco tutti frutti indian inspired bracelet

This Art Deco tutti frutti bracelet was made by Mauboussin in 1930. It presents all the elements that best describe Art Deco; a geometrical design, combination of different cut diamonds and the well known trio of carved stones that became known as tutti frutti: emerald, ruby and sapphire.

In 1930, Marcel Goulet, George Mauboussin's cousin assumed control of the firm; his son Jean Goulet was the key man to turn the firm around after the Great Depression. Jean Goulet travelled to India due to his close friendship to the Maharaja of Indore to redesigned his jewels. He brought back to Europe an immense source of Indian inspired ideas the he executed over the subsequent years. This bracelet is a great example of that period.

The piece will be auctioned at Bonhams in the USA next December 15th.

An OSCAR HEYMAN emerald ring

Photo by Bonhams
This emerald and diamond bombe cocktail ring by Oscar Heyman & Bros. will be sold at Bonhams auction in New York/Los Angeles/San Francisco on Dec 15th.

Monday, 6 December 2010

A MAUBOUSSIN late Art Deco buff top sapphire bracelet

It is very interesting to compare the piece from previous post to this one. Only ten years difference between the two, same maker: Mauboussin, and even both classified as Art Deco; yet they could not seem more different. One of the historic events that happened between 1925 when the first bracelet was made, and 1935, was the Great Depression. In 1929, Mauboussin Inc, had to close their New York premises and scale down operations and focused more on creative design rather than on the use of great gems.

This piece is for sale at Hancocks, London.

MAUBOUSSIN Art Deco Diamond bracelet

This nice Art Deco diamond bracelet is a very good example of the best work of one of the greatest jewellery houses of all times, Mauboussin. The house was established in Paris in 1827 but it was almost 100 years later when it really became known worldwide under the creative genius of George and his son Pierre Mauboussin. They participated in all the major exhibitions and were awarded the Grand Prix at the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris in 1925 (coincidentally when this bracelet was made!).

Here is an idea for the perfect day in Paris before Christmas, on the 13th Christie's is auctioning a number of fine pieces from amateur collections and the Bvlgari exhibition at the Grand Palais is already open!!

A Tiffany retro cocktail ring

A great cocktail ring!! Signed by Tiffany, it has an original design with an sphere of rubies flanked by baguette diamonds, all set in platinum. The most amazing feature of this ring is how contemporary it looks although it is from the 1940's, or what is called today the "Retro" style: bold, masculine jewellery more focused on design than on precious gems. In the pure retro style, polished gold replaces platinum and stones tend to be large semi precious rather than diamonds. This ring is rare precisely because it is finer than most of its contemporary pieces.

It is for sale at the Macklowe Gallery in Madison Avenue, New York.

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co

Jean Schlumberger was born in France in 1907 in a textile dedicated family. He preferred jewellery and he used to give flower pins made by himself to his friends. Like Verdura, he raised to stardom by coming across a great couturier, instead of Coco Chanel, in his case it was Elsa Schiaparelli who hired him to design costume jewellery. In 1956 Tiffany & Co offered him a leading designer position allowing him to sign his pieces with his own name. His style is so personal, that his jewels have become an icon for collectors.

This brooch is a nice example of how his original designs coupled with the great execution by Tiffany's craftsmen. It comes up for auction at Sotheby's New York, the Dietrich sale.

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A collector Anish Kapoor ring: Fine or decorative art?

This is a limited edition gold and blue enamel ring by Anish Kapoor. It comes up for auction at Bonhams London this week. The reason why the piece is here it is not because I find it an particularly extraordinary jewel (which I don't) but because it is a collector item and more importantly because it opens a debate I love: can jewellery be considered a fine art or will it always be in the applied and decorative arts category?.

I think certain pieces are indeed worthy of a fine arts classification. Some of them are unique, creative and have a meaning. Jewellery has evolved over centuries with society and it is a reflection of its taste and concerns at any given point in time during history. Some master jewellers are very accomplished artists and some artists have used jewellery as just another mean of expression.

In today's world when even fashion is reaching the status of art (and rightly so) and art is reaching everyone's home, I hope great jewellery will find its place!

Financial Times: The blurring of fashion and art

An unusual ART DECO onix and pearl bracelet

This bracelet presents a very pure late Art Deco design and yet an unusual choice in terms of combination of stones; black onix and pearls. It is being auctioned at Bonhams this week and should be a great adition to every pure Art Deco collection. The piece is well executed, although in white gold instead of platinum which would have worked better in my opinion.


Photo by Sotheby's

The story of the six Latvian brothers known as the Jewellers Jeweller is fascinating. The two eldest, Nathan and Oscar emigrated to Russia when they were still teenagers to learn the trade from an uncle that had a workshop that crafted a lot of pieces for Faberge. In 1906 they moved to New York and soon became successful due to their mastering in platinum work. The rest of the brothers joined them gradually. They opened their own business which is still run today as a family owned company in Madison Avenue. They have always been independent but have worked for all the major houses (Cartier, Tiffany & Co, Van Cleef and Arpels...) for almost a century now.

This great ring comes up for sale at Sotheby's NY as part of the william B. Dietrich auction. The 4.25 carat burmese ruby alone justifies the estimate, yet the design is wonderfully original and the craftsmanship is impeccable.

Saturday, 4 December 2010

A BUCCELLATI Multigem bracelet

A great jewel is as beautiful when looking at the inside as the outside; this is a golden rule of fine jewellery. This Buccellati bracelet complies with it to perfection. It presents an extremely delicate lace design filled with rubies, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds. The four stones are also considered the perfect combination of colour by the experts. It cannot help but have a bit of a baroque look due to the yellow gold wavy finnish, but it is a great piece, very well rounded both in terms of design and execution. It comes up for auction at Christies New York next week.

Thursday, 2 December 2010

TIFFANY & Co Art Nouveau: the museum inspiration

This brooch belongs to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The reason why it is here is because I think it helps document the similar Tiffany & Co Art Nouveau opal brooch that comes up for auction at Sotheby's NY.

This piece was made in New York, around 1900 by Marcus & Co. Herman Marcus, father of the founder, had worked with Charles Tiffany an had a particular interest in european Art Nouveau style jewellery.

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

ART DECO Coral and onix earrings sold at record prices

As beautiful as they are, I cannot help but wonder... what is the matter with coral and onix art deco earrings?

This pair has been sold today at Christies for £67,250!, it is not signed by Cartier although it comes from a workshop that worked for Cartier at the time and Christies is quite sure they must be his, but they cannot be guaranteed. I only mention this fact because the piece has achieved a price of ten times the estimate. Auction houses usually do not get the value wrong when they set the estimates, the reason why something would skyrocket in the end lies in the amount of interest for that particular item, and that is driven by an unusual concentration of collectors that go after that piece for its historical value, rarity, provenance etc...

These earrings, most likely by Cartier, are undoubtedly rare, because there are very few like them but most importantly their design represents a complete breakthrough in the context of the time when they were made. Pure geometry, irrelevant diamonds and the entire weight of the piece lying on the onix and coral elements. They represent to perfection Art Deco.

But the dilemma is not only about this piece. Last July, Sotheby's auctioned another onix and coral art deco pair of earrings, signed by Van Cleef and Arpels that also reached a multiple of more than twenty times the estimate.

So this is not about Cartier or Van Cleef collectors, this is wider. This is about pure art deco earrings being one of the most sought after pieces nowadays just for their design and historical value, regardless of the stones. I most certainly concur!.

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Duchess of Windsor's achieve above top estimates at Sotheby's | The Jewellery Editor

Duchess of Windsor's achieve above top estimates at Sotheby's | The Jewellery Editor

The CARTIER Windsor panther bracelet sold for £4.5M!!

Photo by Sothebys

The Cartier panther bracelet from the Duchess of Windsor was sold today at Sotheby's for an absolute record price for such a piece: £4.5 million, three times the estimate! No wonder Sotheby's required a double registration process to view the piece last sunday! If Cartier panthers were already a collector's jewel now this one has become an icon.

My second favourite piece, though not so perfectly crafted, the Cartier Flamingo Brooch, has sold for "only" £1.75 million within Sotheby's estimate.

Sunday, 28 November 2010

A Ruby and diamonds set of jewellery MOUNTED BY CARTIER

An extraordinary set of gold, diamonds and ruby jewellery signed Mounted by Cartier. It consist of a ring, a bangle, a brooch and a pair of earrings displaying the most incredible collection of cabochon rubies in an amazingly rich design. Similarly to the Cartier Flamingo Brooch for the Duchess of Windsor, when a piece is signed with the name of the jeweller preceded by the words "Monture" or "Mounted by" it usually means that the piece is unique and specially commissioned by the buyer who would normally also provide the stones from a prior piece. This is Haute Couture in jewellery terms!. As a specially commissioned piece, the design is normally agreed between the master jeweller and the buyer.
Photos by Christies

Mounted by Cartier set of ruby and diamonds bangle, brooch, earrings and ring coming up for auction at Christie's London King st.

A pair of CARTIER panther earrings in onix and diamonds

Photo by Christies
Continuing on the Cartier panther topic, here is a great pair of earclips to match the Cartier panther bracelet that comes up at Sotheby's at the Duchess of Windsor sale!. These are fine and discrete pieces, beautifully crafted and with very live diamonds and emeralds.

Cartier panther earrings at Christie's King St

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