Pair of Blackened Gold, Natural Pearl, Diamond and Colored Diamond Earclips, Olivier Reza. Photo courtesy of Sotheby's.

The graceful blackened white gold branches finished by flowerheads composed of 33 pear-shaped Fancy Vivid Yellow diamonds weighing 7.33 carats, 10 marquise-cut diamonds weighing 1.77 carats, 12 round brilliant diamonds weighing .74 carat, 12 pear-shaped diamonds weighing 1.58 carats, further accented by 12 natural pearls, finished at the tops by 2 larger natural pearls of grey and creamy-white hue, design by Olivier Reza.

Sotheby's.The Extraordinary Jewelry of Alexandre Reza. New York | 01-13 Nov 2013 -