This sale offers a diverse array of jewels dating from the late eighteenth century through to present day, from a group of Victorian insect brooches, opulent Belle Epoque and Art Deco jewels, bold yellow gold gem-set and enamel designs from the 1960s to 1980s, and a wide selection of signed contemporary pieces including jewels by Bulgari, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff and Tiffany & Co.
Highlights include an elegant Edwardian garland design tiara, an impressive diamond and ruby cabochon strap bracelet by Drayson, a rare antique foil-backed diamond collar necklace with a detachable cluster pendant, a limited edition diamond ‘Crash’ bracelet watch by Cartier, as well as a unique and beautiful cultured pearl, diamond and enamel bracelet, formerly the property of the late Dame Vera Lynn. This bracelet is being sold to benefit The Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity and features an enamel plaque depicting the iconic image of blue birds flying over the White Cliffs of Dover in reference to Dame Vera’s great wartime hit record.
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