A multi gem-set tiara of scrolling openwork design, composed of highly stylized repoussé acanthus leaves and floral motifs, decorated with cabochon amethysts and emeralds, the center set with a rose-cut diamond and garnet cross and a synthetic ruby and paste cluster, on a band of stained freshwater cultured pearls, all gemstones in foiled closed-back settings, mounted in silver gilt, composite, height at tallest point approx. 8.5cm.
AN ANTIQUE RUBY, SYNTHETIC RUBY, DIAMOND AND PEARL CHOKER. Designed as a graduated series of oval-cut rubies and one synthetic ruby, within rose-cut diamond surrounds, alternating with old-cut colored diamonds within x-form surrounds, set at the top with pearls, suspending a fringe of similar design, circa 1880, 11 3/4 ins., mounted in silver-topped gold
A late 19th century diamond, ruby, synthetic ruby, paste and cultured pearl brooch Modelled a graduated old brilliant-cut diamond crescent with entwined old-cut diamond and vari-cut ruby and synthetic ruby serpent with green paste eyes, and later single cultured pearl accent, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890
Edwardian Synthetic Ruby, Ruby, and Diamond Pendant, Retailed by Koch, centering a pear-shaped synthetic ruby measuring approx. 9.00 x 5.40 x 3.90 mm, set in a flexible mount framed by rose-cut diamond melee, further set with circular-cut rubies and rose-cut diamond melee, millegrain accents, platinum-topped gold mount, suspended from a platinum delicate baton link chain, spaced by old European-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 2.10 cts., lg. 2, 16 in., within a signed fitted box.