A diamond necklace, circa 1820. photo courtesy Bonhams
The articulated collar composed of alternating circular clusters and openwork spindle-shaped links, collet-set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, graduating in size from the centre, mounted in silver and gold, some in closed-back settings, diamonds approximately 32.00 carats total, length 38.5cm., central clusters detach to form a bracelet, bracelet length 16.6cm., cased by S J Phillips. Sold for £64,800
A pair of diamond pendeloque earrings, circa 1810. photo courtesy Bonhams
Each cushion-shaped diamond cluster surmount suspending a diamond-set ribbon bow motif, terminating in a cushion-shaped diamond pendant, within a drop-shaped border of smaller cushion-shaped diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, the smaller diamonds in closed-back settings, diamonds approximately 8.90 carats total, later screw fittings, cased by S J Phillips.
Sold for £21,600
Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com