First State Auctions is honoured to auction Important Jewels from the Sherro Family Collection.
Auction - Your Opportunity to Share in a Prized Family Possession
First State Auctions is honoured to auction Important Jewels from The Sherro Family Collection on Sunday, 12 December 2021 at 8 PM (AEDT). The amazing pieces are offered as a feature in an exquisite Fine Jewellery, Designer Bag & Swiss Watch auction.
Nadia Janette Marie Sherro – emanating from Egypt, was a flamboyant socialite and the daughter of an Egyptian financier. She married a distinguished Adjutant to the Commander & Chief of the Egyptian Navy and set the social scene alight. Going under the reputation of "The Sophia Loren of Alexandria", Nadia was often seen frequenting the best establishments of Egyptian high society.
In addition, Nadia Sherro was an avid jewellery collector, with many items handcrafted especially for her, and loved being adorned in exquisite jewellery and the latest fashions.
She mixed in elite circles where she was very good friends with the late Egyptian actor “Omar Sharif”, regarded as the most celebrated Egyptian actor and who starred in many great films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Dr Zhivago, Funny Girl and others.
Dragon and Phoenix Gold Pendant, 14ct yellow and white gold, no chain with diameter 5cm
Sapphire and Diamond Ring with fancy cut blue Sapphire of 6.00ct and round Diamonds totalling 0.64cts
Diamond Dress Ring with round Diamonds totalling approximately 1.40cts set in 14ct white gold
Pearl and Diamond Ring with centre button-shaped white Pearl of 12mm and round or baguette Diamonds totalling 0.60cts
1.08ct Sapphire and Diamond Ring
Art Nouveau Diamond and Perl Broach