Original Art Deco 12.75 Carat Diamond Riviere Necklace

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A rare, wonderful and eminently wearable, original Art Deco diamond necklace, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s - and beaming with 12.75 carats of bright-white and beautiful old mine and European-cut diamonds. The five main center stones, each set in finely milgrained collets with graceful wirework galleries, together weigh 5.55 carats. These, along with five smaller European-cut diamonds, alternate with diamond-centered navette-shape links which go on to comprise the back portion of the necklace. Judging from the more modern cuts of the diamonds, we suspect that the decorative Art Deco clasp may have been added at a later date. A truly stunning and sparkling vintage jewel.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Art Deco
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1920
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    16 in. L
    41 cm L
  • Length
    16 in. (41 cm)
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    JU131125119753
About the Seller

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Located in San Francisco, CA

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