Exquisite, Belle Epoque, Platinum, PT950 & Gold Emerald and diamond (34.12 carats) pendant in original fitted box, “EW Bachmann & Co”, Circa 1900
Antique, Emerald and diamond pendant with a 23 x 18mm pear shaped, cabachon Emerald mounted in an 18ct yellow gold collet setting, framed in a platinum diamond trelliswork surround. There are a total of twenty-four, old-cut diamonds mounted in a millgrain setting and an additional three smaller ones decorating the bail.
The diamonds are bright and fiery with an estimated colour F, clarity VS1 and total carat weight of 3.12ct
(8 x 3.5mm diamonds (1.36ct) and 16 x 3.5mm diamonds (1.76ct)
The ‘piece de resistance’ is the magnificent Emerald measuring 23 x 18mm, with an estimated carat weight of 31carats.
This magnificent pendant was no doubt a commission piece, made in the Belle Epoque “beautiful age” era and is presented in its original velvet fitted box, with the interior of the lid printed:
GOLDSMITHS & JEWELLERS
EW Bachmann & Co Ltd
HIGH ST, GUERNSEY
Emil Wilhelm Johannes Bachmann was a watch maker and Jeweller, he ran a high class jewellers in Guernsey during the late Victorian, early Edwardian era
MEASUREMENTS: 45 x 30 x 10mm
HALLMARKS: None – tested as Platinum and 18ct yellow gold
CONDITION: Very Good
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)