the parure was given by Mary, Queen of Scots to her attendant Mary Seton. Mary Seton was a devoted attendant and friend of Mary, Queen of Scots, who shared many years of her exile. She was an excellent hairdresser whose services the Queen greatly admired.
A Belle Epoque Sapphire and Diamond Brooch. The central circular-cut sapphire and diamond cluster drop within the rose-cut diamond floral wreath with diamond bow terminals, suspending a sapphire and diamond drop, mounted in platinum, circa
CARTIER. High Jewellery secret hour elephant décor pocket and pendant watch, quartz movement, calibre 058. Rhodium-finish 18K white gold case and pendant set with 63 briolette-cut brown diamonds totalling 9.42cts, 5 rose-cut brown diamonds, 1 brown diamond eye, brilliant-cut diamonds, silvered translucent lacquered sunray effect dial, 1 brilliant-cut diamond hour marker at 12 o'clock, rhodium-finish 18K white gold sword-shaped hands. Water-resistant to 3 bar (approx. 30 metres). Unique…
The house of Cartier first revealed its icon – la Panthère (the Panther) – in 1914 with a panther-spot motif on a wristwatch. Since then, the emblem has played a significant role in many of Cartier’s exquisite jewellery.