Over 120 pieces of jewellery, with a selection from leading names, will go under the hammer in a North Yorkshire sale room in July.
Tennants Auctioneers’ Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on July 16 is set to include jewellery from Boodles, Bulgari, Chopard, Tiffany, Hennell and Cartier.
Highlights of which includes a Frenchcoral, onyx, diamond and seed pearl tassel pendant on a chain by Cartier, estimated at £4,000-6,000, a pair of 18 carat gold diamond ‘Raindance’ earrings by Boodles, estimated at £2,000-3,000, and a starfish pendant and matching earrings, designed by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co., with an estimate of £1,000-1,500.
The highlight of the sale however, leading a fine offering of rings, is an 18 carat gold diamond solitaire ring of significant size and weighing 7.5 carat approximately, estimated at £25,000-35,000. Further notable rings include a circa 1900 ruby and diamond ring, which is set with a natural Burmese ruby, estimated at £15,000-20,000, and an 18 carat white gold sapphire and diamond cluster ring, with a £12,000-18,000 estimate.
An interesting selection of period pieces is led by a Victorian diamond and pearl brooch, circa 1850, estimated at £2,000-4,000. This example of Victorian regal quality jewellery, set with a natural pearl to the centre of a crowned heart, would likely originally have starred as the centre jewel of a tiara or part of a corsage piece. A beautifully articulated pair of Art Deco emerald and diamond drop earrings, circa 1930 are also look set to generate interest with their £3,000-5,000 estimate.
A very high-quality Burmese ruby and diamond bracelet leads a notable collection of bangles and bracelets, on offer with an estimate of £8,000-12,000, and a stylish and finely made 18 carat gold sapphire and diamond bangle, offered with an estimate of £4,000-6,000. An elegant and impressive diamond pendant is also set to attract much interest; with a total estimated diamond weight of approximately 6.3 carat, it is offered with an estimate of £6,000-8,000.