Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu

To be Sold on: 24th November 2020

Estimate: £15,000 - £18,000

A sapphire and diamond collar necklace, by Poniros, the collar with central chevron design, tapering to each side, set throughout with sapphires of varying hues (blue, green, pink, yellow, orange and white) in oval, round and pear and step cuts, the design scattered with brilliant-cut diamond highlights, each gemstone individually claw set, white precious metal mounted, the clasp stamped ‘750’ for 18ct gold, signed to applied plaque beside the clasp, total sapphire weight 196.62 carats, total diamond weight 2.02 carats, dimensions: necklace - internal circumference approximately 42cm, length 18.5cm. £15,000-£18,000

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A sapphire and diamond collar necklace, by Poniros, the collar with central chevron design, tapering to each side, set throughout with sapphires of varying hues (blue, green, pink, yellow, orange and white) in oval, round and pear and step cuts, the design scattered with brilliant-cut diamond highlights, each gemstone individually claw set, white precious metal mounted, the clasp stamped ‘750’ for 18ct gold, signed to applied plaque beside the clasp, total sapphire weight 196.62 carats, total diamond weight 2.02 carats, dimensions: necklace - internal circumference approximately 42cm, length 18.5cm. £15,000-£18,000
Poniros Jewellers are a Greek jewellery house, founded by Dimitris Poniros and opened in Athens in 1964, and now a third generation family company. Their handcrafted jewellery draws inspiration from the natural beauty of the Greek islands and their associated myths and history.

Condition Report

The necklace is in very good condition, no obvious wear to the surface of the gemstones when viewed under 10x magnifications. The gemstones have a wide variety range of colours, the pinks are vibrant to pale, the blues from dark, mid to soft pale blues. Please note the gemstones are untested for treatments. Length of necklace from top to lowest point when lying flat is 18.5cm, width of collar at lowest point is 4cm, width of collar at clasp is 0.9cm (9mm) Gross weight approximately 162gm.