* An 18 Karat Gold, Carved Coral and Diamond Demi Parure, Nardi, in a whimsical sun, moon and stars motif, consisting of a brooch centered around a carved orange coral plaque depicting the superimposed faces of the moon and sun, plaque is surrounded by a border consisting of white and yellow gold five point stars containing numerous round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.50 carats total, together with a matching pair of earclips containing two similar carved orange coral plaques and numerous round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.16 carats total. Stamp: 750 (maker's mark). Hand inscribed: Nardi. 45.10 dwts. Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
The brooch is missing one small diamond from the right side pendant. The metalwork for the brooch and earclips show no signs of repair and have no obvious eye visible wear. The pin stem, clasp, and earclip backs are all in fine working order.
Gem Characteristics (graded in setting) Diamonds Color: F-H Clarity: VS1-SI1, scattered SI2 Cut: Very Good to Excellent
Coral The carved coral sections are pinkish orange in hue with moderately strong saturation. The carvings show no obvious eye visible wear.
An 18 Karat Gold, Carved Coral and Diamond Demi Parure, Nardi, 45.10 dwts.