An example of Edwardian jewellery at its finest, a superbly made and designed pendant watch in diamonds, platinum and enamel, with a Swiss movement, signed on the dial by Agassiz, the Swiss retailer. It was the use of platinum, an extremely hard metal, that from the end of the 19th century allowed jewellers to produce work with the finest of settings, and the hand-saw-pierced tracery of this watch demanded the highest standard of workmanship from the jeweller and the diamond setter, combined with pale blue translucent enamel with a honeycomb background. The watch retains its original platinum chain terminating in a ring set with rose-cut diamonds. The watch alone is approximately 1 3/4 inches: 48 mm top to bottom, and the chain length from the ring is 13 inches: 35 cms.
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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