Jewellery

Presenting between one hundred and one hundred and fifty items of jewellery in each catalogue we offer fine jewels, object de vertu, estate pieces and private collections. The catalogue displays gold, diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones, rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and pendants ranging from antique to modern.


D008 - 0358

A 14ct white gold fancy yellow diamond halo bracelet

five oval, four cushion, four pear and three radiant cut, fancy yellow diamonds (Clarity VS2-SI1), with yellow gold claws, each diamond surrounded by small round brilliant cut diamonds (TDW 1.59ct, Colour H-J, Clarity SI1-SI2), in individual halos, the clasp set with a brilliant cut diamond, with safety catch, TDW 16.97ct (larger diamonds), 17.50cm long. Valuation attached.

Realised: $23,000
E003 - 0195

A 14ct gold and diamond solitaire ring,

a 2.61ct round brilliant cut diamond (Colour M-N, Clarity SI1-SI2), claw set with eight small round brilliant cut diamonds to each shoulder, TDW 3.09ct, ring size M 1/2.

Realised: $22,000
D007 - 0258

A platinum and diamond solitaire ring

the 2.01ct pear shaped diamond (Colour E, Clarity SI2) claw set with a 0.14ct tapered baguette diamond to each shoulder. Valuation and GIA diamond report available.

Realised: $21,000
D008 - 0282

An impressive 18ct and multi diamond set necklace

the 58 round uniform clusters linked together, including 232 princess cut diamonds and 696 round brilliant cuts with TDW 17.92ct. Valuation available. L.450mm.

Realised: $20,000
D009 - 0230

A rare and important colonial Australian gold and opal brooch by Evan Jones of Sydney

the 15ct gold oval frame applied and sculpted with palm trees, emu, kangaroo and balga grass plant, framing the large oval polished quality opal panel of colours representing the water and sunset sky. Signed by the maker Evan Jones (1846-1917) a Sydney jeweller who later became an Alderman on the city council. L.47mm. Note: Jones, born in London 1846 arrived in Sydney about 1855 and was later apprenticed to a goldsmith in Hunter Street. Establishing his own business c.1873. He is noted as being the most prominent silversmith in Sydney during the second half of the 19thC winning many awards and at exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. He and his workshop are credited with making an inkstand for pope Pius IX, a salver made of Australian gold presented to (Saint) John Henry Newman and a gold crown for King George of Tonga. His works are held by the National Gallery of Australia. CONDITION REPORT: Tested as ~14ct so our assumption is 15ct colonial assay. Two colour gold, bright yellow mainly but rose coloured tree trunks. balga bush flower head and to the edge of the oval frame. 47 x 29mm. Frame depth 5.1mm. The balga bush stands about 1.8mm higher than the frame. The five decorative elements are individually applied to the framing bezel, each is crisply engraved or hand detailed. The opal displays some fire but more obviously has been chosen to display as a horizon land/sea scape. There is one minute surface abrasion (apparently from the original polishing of the stone) and light loupe visible crazing (as typically seen in opal). Verso: hinged pin, (no damage/ not bent), conforming oval glazed display cavity (for photo) currently has black material inset. Press fitted to the verso bezel. when removed the uniform flat opal potch back is revealed. The rear bezel has scratch engraved marks alpha numerical that may be pawn brokers (pricing?) (Xa /-/ E/-/-). The associated box has London jeweller's details inside lid.

Realised: $19,000
D011 - 0249

A 9ct gold and emerald ring,

A 6.05ct oval mixed cut bluish green emerald (moderately included), in a rubover mount, tapered rounded shank. Valuation available for $62,000.

Realised: $19,000
E002 - 0205

An 18ct white gold and diamond necklace,

eighty-four graduating diamond set clusters, each comprising five round brilliant cut diamonds, (Colour G-J, Clarity SI-I2), TDW 19.76ct, push clasp with safety catch. Valuation available.

Realised: $18,000
E003 - 0196A

An impressive 18ct gold ruby and diamond ring,

a 4.68ct off round cushion cut deep purplish red ruby (moderately included), claw set and surrounded by a halo of eighteen round brilliant cut diamonds, the domed tapering mount profusely engraved with two small faux rubies to each shoulder, TDW 0.90ct, ring size R 1/2. Valuation of $65,100.00 available.

Realised: $15,000
D009 - 0241

An exceptional 18ct. white gold and diamond bracelet

seven marquise form panels each set with a marquise shaped diamond totaling 4.40ct., (Colour H/K, Clarity SI2-I1), each surrounded by 16 round brilliant cut diamonds, with six diamond set bars between, diamond set push clasp and safety catch, (Colour F/H, Clarity SI-I1), TDW 7.48ct. Valuation available.

Realised: $11,000
D010 - 0247

An 18ct white gold and yellow and white diamond bracelet

twenty diamond clusters set with yellow round brilliant cut diamonds each surrounded by a halo of white round brilliant cut diamonds, push clasp with safety catches. TDW 5.60ct. Valuation available.

Realised: $11,000