Princess Diana, here at a state reception in Australia in 1983, received a suite of sapphire jewels from the Saudi royal family as a wedding gift, which included a very large Burmese sapphire pendant set on a thin diamond necklace and surrounded by baguette diamonds, matching earrings, a ring (not pictured), a double-row diamond bracelet with a sapphire centerpiece, and a watch featuring seven sapphires (also not pictured).
Ceylon sapphire and diamond necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s and later, set with cabochon sapphires with brilliant-cut diamonds, the front set with a cabochon sapphire of 89.31 cts., detachable clasp signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, extendable with two detachable segments that may also be worn as an additional bracelet, a bracelet and earrings en suite. SSEF: The sapphires of 93.36, 89.31, 15.32 and 16.71 cts. are of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.
As the stunning and incredibly bright focal point of the piece, the exceptional 61.30-ct drop-shaped sapphire from Sri-Lanka, jealously guarded by the snake itself, captivates with its vibrant “cornflower” blue heart. A unique natural treasure guarded by the most powerful creature in Bulgari’s Garden of Eden.
Boasting an awe-inspiring 110.00 ct. t.w. of multi-cut tonal blue sapphires, this matchless showpiece is a once-in-a-lifetime luxury to behold. Dotted with a luminous bevy of 10-15.5mm cultured South Sea pearls ranging in shape from near-round to button. This singular example of fine art is further bedecked by 1.50 ct. t.w. round brilliant-cut diamonds and finely fabricated in polished 18kt white gold. Graduates from 1/4″ to 1 1/2″ wide. Push-button clasp, diamond, sapphire and white pearl necklace.
This stunning pendant necklace, a linear row of vibrant 3.00 ct. t.w. round sapphires is illuminated by a sparkling border of .27 ct. t.w. round diamonds, entirely set in 14kt white gold. An exuberant eye-catcher for your formalwear. Suspends from a cable chain. Lobster clasp, diamond and sapphire linear pendant necklace.