JAMES GANH | 'SECRET GARDEN' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DEMI-PARURE | James Ganh | 'Secret Garden' 寶石 配 鑽石 項鏈及吊耳環套裝
JAMES GANH 'SECRET GARDEN' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DEMI-PARURE
James Ganh | 'Secret Garden' 寶石 配 鑽石 項鏈及吊耳環套裝
Comprising: a pendant / brooch designed as a temple surrounded by conifers set with carved malachite and onyx, highlighted with brilliant-cut emeralds and pear-shaped emeralds, to the carved hummingbird detail in reverse decorated with circular-cut sapphire-set clouds, neck chain is adjustable, maximum length approximately 525mm; and a pair of earrings en suite, post and butterfly fittings, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, numbered, two cases stamped James Ganh.
Accompanied by two certificates of authenticity from James Ganh.
Accompanied by two certificates of authenticity from James Ganh. Pendant numbered N01678, ED0.558ct RD0.994ct each stating the approximate weight of the emeralds and diamonds respectively. Neck chain numbered N01678, RD0.197ct for the approximate diamond weight. Earrings numbered E01678 and RD0.783ct and RD0.688ct for the approximate diamond weights respectively. All stamped Au750 for 18 karat yellow gold. Malachites are overall in very good condition. Diamonds are bright and lively. Emeralds of medium green of medium-strong saturation have typical natural inclusions, some surface reaching, as examined under 10x magnification, not noticeable when worn. Sapphires are overall in very good condition. Metal in mint condition. Overall in excellent condition.
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James Ganh is a London based jeweler that specializes in adventurous transformable jewellery. His college years at Central Saint Martins is where he proved to be very experimental. Functionality is important to Ganh, which is why Fabergé’s work fascinates him. The baroque style of Fabergé is an inspiration to many of Ganh’s designs, which tend to be bold statement jewels such as his signature transformable Ferris Wheel ring and Dragonfly necklace.