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Art Nouveau Emerald and Diamond Lavalière Necklace

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90-1-11500

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

Here is one of the most distinctively stunning and unusual Art Nouveau/Arts & Crafts era necklaces we've ever seen - the striking turquoise-like marbelized green stones are actually emerald in matrix! The pair of cabochons, together weighing 9.00 carats, are fancifully wrapped in glossy green enamel and dotted with small round diamonds set in platinum--as is the original swag chain. A truly ravishing, rare, and remarkable collectible! The pendant section measures 2 3/8 inches; chain measures 16 inches.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
2 3/8 Inch
Width:
1 1/4 Inch
Height:
3/16 Inch
Chain Length:
16 Inch
Gram Weight:
11.2 Grams
Period:
Art Nouveau
Center Emerald details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cabochon Cut
Color:
Bluish Green To Cream
Carat Weight:
9.00 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
14.50 x 9.80 x 4.67 mm
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

6 European Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
0.18 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
1.90-2.10 mm
Color:
H-I-J
Clarity:
VS-SI1
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
0.18
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
9.00

About Art Nouveau Jewelry

Looking to go organic? Bummed out (with good reason) by the Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau makers embraced the natural world and a return to the hand-craftsmanship of an earlier time. Their overlap with both the Victorian and Edwardian eras resulted in a great deal of cross-pollination. Though relatively short in its purest form, Art Nouveau’s flowing lines continued to weave their way into fine jewelry.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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