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Christies: Jewellery Auction at South Kesington, London

Top 6 lots sold on January 19, 2011


A pair of pearl and diamond earpendants
Each diamond and ruby floral surmount, suspending a stylised bunch of vari-shaded grey pearl grapes, with diamond-set foliate cap, 5.7cm long, circa 1890, sold at £16,250


A diamond single stone ring. The old brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 3.60 carats, hallmarked Birmingham 1933, sold at £15,000

A suite of multi-gem and diamond "Meli Melo" jewellery, by Cartier. The necklace of abstract foliate design set with cabochon chalcedony and moonstones and a pair of 18ct. white gold and pink tourmaline single stone earstuds, sold at £10,625

A diamond single-stone ring.The brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 4.70 carats, in claw mount to a plain hoop, sold at £10,625

A sapphire and diamond cluster ring, by Cartier
The oval sapphire within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, originally from Sri Lanka, sold at £8,125


A suite of diamond jewellery. Brilliant-cut diamond flowerhead cluster design comprising a festoon necklace with fancy link neckchain, 37.0 cm. long; and a pair of matching earpendants, sold at £8,12


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