The hinged bangle centring on an octagonal step-cut peridot, to a repoussé work frame and bangle with acanthus leaves and scroll motifs, mounted in gold, inner circumference approximately 150mm, fitted case, central jewel detachable may be worn as a pendant, pendant loop.
AN EDWARDIAN RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH The calibré French-cut ruby bow surmount with millegrain-set old-cut diamond centre, suspending a diamond-set wreath of flowerheads, buds and leaves, with central diamond cluster drop, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1910, 4.3cm long
Patricia Mbela, a young fashion and jewelry designer from the Kenya coast, studied at Central St. Martins in London and currently creates and produces in her country of origin, Kenya. Her jewel-like dresses are beautiful creations that look like statement accessories and are an integral part of a look. ~Franca Sozzani Editor Vogue Italia APR. 1 2012 VIA VOGUE.IT #@FRANCASOZZANI
AN ART DECO DIAMOND, MULTI-GEM AND ONYX BROOCH, Designed as two onyx and old European-cut diamond staggered tassels, with emerald and ruby chevron detail to the cabochon ruby and collet diamond surmounts with an emerald and diamond bar-link suspended from a semi-circular onyx top, enhanced by collet rubies and diamonds, to the central diamond and sugarloaf cabochon emerald barrel-link with triangular-cut ruby and emerald trim, circa 1930, with French assay marks for platinum Numbered C8124