Once again, for the month of November, a selection of antique, retro and contemporary fine jewellery showcasing splendid citrine and topaz gems, in a variety of styles and designs.
The Theo Fennell Under the Sea ring features finely detailed fish, seahorses and coral around a 44.87ct Blue Topaz. The Topaz is incredible clear and beautifully mimics the depth of the sea.
Jacob & Company Papillon Collection. Earrings Blue Topaz, Rose Tourmaline, Pink Tourmaline, Yellow Sapphires, White Diamonds.
French Belle Epoque necklace with seed pearls, diamonds, and pink topaz. Circa 1910. Via Diamonds in the Library.
Piaget Wisky on the Rocks cocktail inspiration ring in 18K yellow gold, set with one cushion-cut citrine (approx. 27 ct), 2 quartz cut in the shape of ice cubes (approx. 1.9 ct) and 100 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 0.74 ct).
Gold and Citrine Necklace and Pair of Earclips, Mario Buccellati 18 kt., composed of ten triads of textured gold flowers, each flower centering a round orange citrine, flanked by 2 round yellow citrines, accented by textured gold leaves with rose gold veins, spaced by stylized white gold leaves, the earclips of similar design, approximately 70 dwt. Length 16 3/4 inches.
Belle Epoque Pink Topaz & Diamond Pendant Brooch, ca 1900, with a cut-corner rectangular pink topaz in an openwork diamond scroll frame of quatrelobe form, suspending a pear shaped topaz & diamond cluster from two articulated diamond lines, millegrain set in platinum & gold.
Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna purchased this Fabergé platinum-mounted diamond and topaz cross in St Petersburg on December 12th 1912 for 1350 roubles, then about £135. Most probably it was a commissioned gift for the Emperor’s sister Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna.
Topaz, citrine quartz and demantoid garnet flower brooch, Tiffany & Co., circa 1900, made for the Paris Exhibition.
Wallace Chan Blue Fantasy ring. The ring features a mesmerising 53.78ct blue topaz, surrounded by white diamonds and sapphires that follow the shape of the stone.
A BLUE TOPAZ, DIAMOND, CULTURED PEARL AND RUBY NECKLACE/BROOCH A woman’s face and a foliate branch skillfully carved inside the rectangular-shaped blue topaz, flanked by pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond panthers with marquise-cut ruby eyes, joined to the two-strand round white cultured pearl necklace, mounted in 18k white gold. Blue topaz signed Wallace Chan.
Cartier. Platinum, one 40.45-carat cushion-shaped golden topaze, cabochon-cut, briolette-cut and cushion-shaped orange sapphires, cultured pearls, obsidian, onyx, brilliants.
Cartier Solar Necklace – Platinum, one 40.20-carat imperial topaz, two non nacreous natural pearls totalling 65.05 grains, onyx, topaz, rock crystal, brilliants. PHOTO Julien Claessens & Thomas Deschamps © Cartier 2012
Limelight “Blue Hawaiian” cocktail inspiration ring in 18K white gold and white chalcedony flower, set with one cushion-cut blue topaz, one brilliant-cut yellow sapphire and 121 brilliant-cut diamonds.
Estate Bulgari Piramide 18k Gold & Blue Topaz Cocktail Ring.
Tiffany & Co. Jean Schlumberger Pink Topaz Ring. This exquisite iconic Jean Schlumberger designed floral ring is set with a rare oval cut natural intense pink topaz that weighs approximately 10.50 carats, mounted in four petals of diamonds and platinum with 18k golden stems winding down to create the band. France, 20th century.
The Savoy pink topaz parure: tiara, necklace, earrings, & brooch (Italy).
Diamond and pink topazes « Bowknot » tiara, Joseph Chaumet, circa 1890. Collection Chaumet Paris.