Pair of fire opal and diamond pendant-earclips, Tamsen Z Bijoux

The tops set with 2 oval fire opals supporting 2 cushion-shaped fire opals weighing a total of 34.24 carats, separated by 2 round diamonds weighing 1.04 carats, the fire opals framed by numerous small round diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, unsigned but designed by Tamsen Z Bijoux. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's