edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910
edwardian 824 carat natural ceylon yellow sapphire pendant circa 1910

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Edwardian 8.24 Carat Natural Ceylon Yellow Sapphire Pendant, circa 1910



Item #: 98118S341.

A staggeringly beautiful antique sapphire pendant. At the heart of the piece is a bright, lemony yellow sapphire – certified as natural and unheated, originating from Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The stone is rubover set in milgrained platinum, and hangs within a strikingly detailed border comprising of eight high colour old European cut diamonds interspaced with rose cut diamond-set “leaves.” A diamond set bow tops the pendant, which hangs from a diamond-set bale.

Included is the original platinum trace chain, measuring 17 inches (44cm).

Presented with the original fitted tooled leather box (Tessier, New Bond Street).

Accompanied by a sapphire report from Gemmological Certification Services (GCS) stating the sapphire shows no indication of heating, and is Sri Lankan (Ceylon) in origin.

Cut – Cushion cut sapphire with old European cut and rose cut diamonds.

Colour – The diamonds are G to H.

Clarity – The sapphire is SI. The diamonds are VS2 to SI1.

Carat – The sapphire is a known 8.24 carat, with approximately 0.90 carat of diamonds.

Circa – 1910.

Measurements – The sapphire is 12.01 x 10.21mm. The pendant, not including the bale, is 31.5 x 26.9mm.

Weight – Total weight, including the chain, is 11.5 grams.

Metal – Platinum. French hallmarks.

£14,500 Finance