Mrs Newman yellow gold pink tourmaline necklace and pin
Mrs Newman yellow gold pink tourmaline necklace and pin. The necklace comprising thirteen oval cut faceted pink tourmalines suspended from gold bars to form a V-shaped pendant. Total estimated tourmaline weight 14.42 cts. Length 395 mm / 15.5 in. Pendant measures 58 x 49 mm. The pin set with three oval cut faceted pink tourmalines. Total estimated tourmaline weight 3.44 cts. Length 80 mm. Total weight 19.1 grams. In original fitted box. Mrs Newman made jewellery in the Classical and Renaissance revival styles and her pieces were shown at the International Exhibitions in Paris in 1867 and 1878. Few replicas were made of any of her designs and it is rare to find two alike.
Auction Date: September 2013