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Edwardian Diamond and Pearl Bib Necklace

SKU

90-1-13633

$9,750.00
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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

Dating back to the first decade of the twentieth century, this exquisite Edwardian adornment will light-up your neckline (and the room) with 4.00 carats of bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamonds arrayed over an ornate filigree design. Graceful swirls, scrolls, lattice work and foliate motifs coalesce to create a truly stunning necklace that culminates in a central dazzling diamond drop and four lustrous freshwater pearl drops. A rare and ravishing Belle Époque beauty, delicately hand fabricated in platinum. Adjusts from 16 - 17 inches.

Details

Materials:
Platinum
Length:
2 1/2 Inch
Width:
7 1/4 Inch
Height:
1/4 Inch
Chain Length:
16-17 Inch, Adjustable
Gram Weight:
22 Grams
Period:
Edwardian
Center Diamond details
Cut/Shape:
Old Mine Cut
Carat Weight:
0.28 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:
4.80 x 4.20 x 2.35 mm
Color:
L
Clarity:
I1
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

49 Old Mine/European Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
3.75 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:
1.20-3.80 mm
Color:
I-J-K-L-M
Clarity:
SI-I1
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
4.03

5 Freshwater Pearls

Shape:
Freeform
Measurements:
3.90-5.00 mm
Color:
White

2 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Roundish
Measurements:
3.28-3.35 mm
Color:
Light Cream

About Edwardian Jewelry

Edwardians took the dark beauty of Victorian jewelry and dyed it platinum blonde. Light and airy filigree, worked with intricate millegrain and detailed designs in that durable metal, was liberally set with the “white” stones—pearls and diamonds chief among them. The Victorians’ sense of whimsy and beloved yellow gold didn’t disappear completely, though, even as the Edwardian era made way for the further-streamlined Art Deco.

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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