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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.





Lot 30

Dragon and Phoenix Gold Pendant,

14ct yellow and white gold, no chain with diameter 5cm


Lot 97
Sapphire and Diamond Ring with fancy cut blue Sapphire

of 6.00ct and round Diamonds totalling 0.64cts


Lot 49

Diamond Dress Ring with round Diamonds
totalling approximately 1.40cts set in 14ct white gold


Lot 235

Pearl and Diamond Ring with centre button-shaped white Pearl
of 12mm and round or baguette Diamonds totalling 0.60cts


Lot 359

1.08ct Sapphire and Diamond Ring


Lot 12

Art Nouveau Diamond and Perl Broach




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Posted by Nadia FSA