Description & Technical information

Each designed as a stylised shooting star, set with a cabochon sapphire within a partial border of circular-cut diamonds, its curving tail of scrolled gold accented with a line of channel-set calibré-cut sapphires. 

One signed Cartier, the other unsigned, both numbered L8371, both stamped with French assay marks for 18 carat gold and platinum and indistinct French maker’s marks. 

Length: 23 mm
Width: 12mm 

Date:  late 1940s
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Paris, France
Medium: Sapphire, Diamond, gold
Dimensions: 2.3 x 1.2 cm (0⁷/₈ x 0¹/₂ inches)