René Boivin, Sapphire and diamond cocktail ring, France, circa 1965-1970. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels
Composed of a large emerald cut sapphire weighing approx. 17.04 cts., surrounded by 12 cullet set diamonds and 12 pear shaped sapphires to the circular cut diamond double band, mounted in 18 karat gold. Sapphire weight: approx. 17.04 cts. Total diamond weight: approx. 1.74 cts. Total weight pear shaped sapphires: approx. 4.80 cts
Accompanied by the gemological report of the Laboratoire Français de Gemmologie (LFG) Paris stating that the sapphire is from Ceylon, with no indications of thermal enhancement. Accompanied by the certificate of authenticity from Françoise Cailles and Jean-Norbert Salit, stating that the ring is by the House of René Boivin from the period 1965-1970.
This unique sapphire and diamond cocktail ring is a true statement piece: grand, eye-catching and stunningly crafted, centrally set with a beautiful large sapphire within a pear-shaped sapphire surround resembling a crown. It is an exceptional example of the sculptural and bold style of the House of René Boivin.
René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Art Nouveau dragonfly pendant. Gold, enamel and aquamarine. Paris, circa 1903-1904. Signed: Lalique. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels.
Depiction of two dragonflies with green and blue enamel legs and wings with complex gold veining set with green and blue 'plique-à-jour' enamel, set in the center with a lozenge-shaped aquamarine, suspending a drop-shaped aquamarine, mounted in 18 karat gold
Raymond Yard, Bracelet. Aquamarine and diamond bracelet, set with 7 emerald cut aquamarines, alternating diamond links, set with step cut, marquise shaped, single cut and circular cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18 karat gold. New York, circa 1950. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels.
Total aquamarine weight: approx 41.31 ct
Total diamond weight: approx 7.70 ct
Accompanied by a gem report of the Netherlands Gemmological Laboratory, stating that the aquamarines show characteristics of Santa Maria, Brazil