Lot 15
18KT Gold, Rock Crystal, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, and Ruby "Qu'hier Que Demain" Pendant
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Pendant with a rock crystal ground set with four square cut pink sapphires weighing approximately .48 total carat and three square cut diamonds, the hinged bail with eight channel set square cut rubies weighing approximately .56 total carat and eight square cut diamonds, bail terminals with blue sapphire cabochon accents, stamped 18KT / 750. Total diamond weight of approximately .86 carat with G color, VS1-VS2 clarity. The brooch is a French sentiment based on Rosemond Gérard's poem "L'éternelle chanson" (The Eternal Song), written in 1889 and translating to, "I love you more than yesterday but less than tomorrow."

1 9/16 x 1 in.

26.5 dwt.

From the Collection of Elaine Miller, Raleigh, NC

Developing a passion and intrigue for jewelry as a young girl growing up in New York, the consignor built her collection over a sixty-plus year period acquiring her pieces in varied venues and always with an eye for the artistry and craftsmanship of design.

Pink sapphires strongly purplish red, medium light tone. Rubies slightly purplish red, medium dark tone, and with strong saturation.

Good estate condition.

$800 - 1,600