Important Diamond ring

Important Diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's

Claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 10.64 carats, on a plain white gold mount, size 54. Estimate 370,000—570,000 CHF. Lot Sold 1,202,500 CHF

Accompanied by GIA report no. 1132191696 stating that the diamond is E Colour, VS1 Clarity.

Attractive Pair of diamond pendants

Attractive Pair of diamond pendants. Photo: Sotheby's

Each set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing respectively 9.43 and 9.47 carats, to a surmount set with similar smaller stones, French maker's marks. Estimate 500,000—860,000 CHF. Lot Sold 902,500 CHF

Accompanied by GIA reports no. 5131243907 and no. 5131243935 stating that both diamonds are F Colour, VS2 and SI1 Clarity respectively.

Important Diamond ring, M

Important Diamond ring, M. Gérard. Photo: Sotheby's

The cushion-shaped diamond weighing 9.76 carats, the shoulders set with similar stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 51½, signed M. Gérard and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 325,000—500,000 CHF. Lot Sold 722,500 CHF

Accompanied by GIA report no. 2135282886 stating that the diamond is F Colour, VVS2 Clarity, together with an additional GIA worksheet stating that the diamond may be improvable after repolishing.

Diamond necklace, Bulgari

Diamond necklace, Bulgari. Photo: Sotheby's

Designed as a graduated row of heart-shaped diamonds, length approximately 405mm, signed Bulgari, case. Estimate 210,000—255,000 CHF. Lot Sold 254,500 CHF

Diamond ring, Bulgari

Diamond ring, Bulgari. Photo: Sotheby's

The step-cut diamond weighing 7.40 carats, the shoulders set with baguettes, mounted in platinum, size 48, signed Bulgari. Estimate 85,000—130,000 CHF. Lot Sold 230,500 CHF

Diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels

Diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo: Sotheby's

Designed as a stylised posy, set with pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, to an articulated stem of baguette and tapered baguettes, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 38,000—52,000 CHF. Lot Sold 74,500 CHF

Pair of diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930

Pair of diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930. Photo: Sotheby's

Each of geometric and shield-shaped design, set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 18,500—28,000 CHF. Lot Sold 43,750 CHF

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