A GEMSTONE SARPECH - A turban ornament designed as a tapering openwork panel, two sides centering on a kundan set pear-shaped ruby cabochon, with a surround of similarly set turquoise cabochons, emerald cabochons & table-cut 'polki' diamonds, to a central thewa work plaque, with a surround of table-cut 'polki' diamonds & ruby cabochons, suspending a fringe of emerald & ruby beads, to the tapered aigrette or 'kalgi' of similar design, suspending a ruby & an emerald bead, mounted in 22 K gold
Orissa Silver Necklace Orissa, East India, century beads Silver with contemporary crown knotting. Length of largest pendant: 1 inches These five pendants are extremely rare within this genre of Orissa silverwork.
AN ANTIQUE EMERALD, DIAMOND AND GOLD NECKLACE The front suspending a graduated fringe of emerald beads with rose-cut diamond and sculpted gold spacers, joined by seed pearls to the openwork rose-cut diamond and sculpted gold band, to the cabochon emerald and rose-cut diamond plaque clasp, mounted in gold, late nineteenth century, 13 ins.
GOLD, EMERALD AND DIAMOND "INDIAN" NECKLACE/BROOCH COMBINATION, CARTIER, PARIS, 1956 Composed of an Indian plaque designed as a butterfly, set with table-cut diamonds, emeralds and pearls in a closed-back setting applied with Jaipur enamels, later mounted as a brooch and fitted with a double snake chain, length 15 inches, signed Cartier, Paris