Lavallière

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A lavalier (or lavaliere or lavallière) is a necklace comprised of small links with a single, usually pearl, drop pendant. It is named after Louise Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), mistress of Louis XIV and the design was very popular around 1900.

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Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques