Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Gems of the Smithsonian

The Bismarck Sapphire Necklace is a 98.6 carat table cut sapphire necklace designed by Cartier in 1935.
The Dom Pedro Aquamarine
The Carmen Lúcia Ruby is a 23.1-carat Burmese ruby set in a platinum ring with diamonds.

The 30.62 carat Blue Heart Diamond was faceted from a 100.5 carat rough.

The DeYoung Red Diamond is one of the largest known natural fancy dark red diamonds.

The Hooker Emerald is 75.47 carats.

The 58.19-carat Maharani Cat’s Eye.

Pink diamond of 2.90 carats.

Hope Diamond

96-carat amethyst.

The Hall Sapphire Necklace, designed by Harry Winston.

Diamonds weigh 14.25 and 20.34 carats and are set in earrings that belonged to Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France.
The Petersen Tanzanite Brooch. Pair of matched tanzanite gems about 30 carats. The Sherman Diamond is one of five pendants from a diamond necklace.