Emerald & Diamond.
EMERALD, RUBY AND DIAMOND BRACELET, LATE 19TH CENTURY. The central plaque set with an oval cabochon emerald within a surround of circular-cut diamonds, to links collet-set with cabochon emeralds alternating with circular-cut rubies and diamonds, engraved to the reverse with Chinese characters for 'Health', 'Longevity', 'Peace' and 'Prosperity', length approximately 175mm.
The Spanish Inquisition necklace consists of two strands of antique-cut diamonds and emeralds, to which a lower pendant and upper chain containing modern, brilliant-cut diamonds were added. The emeralds are Colombian and the diamonds are Indian. The large, central, barrel-shaped emerald weighs approximately 45 carats, one of the world's finest.
EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET, 1930S. Designed as a series of geometric links of stylised buckle design, interspersed with scalloped connecting links, set throughout with circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, highlighted with calibré-cut emeralds, length approximately 185mm, partially numbered, case by Asprey & Co Ltd, New Bond Street, London.