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Marcus & Co. Art Deco Platinum Diamond Lorgnette Necklace

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100-91-11

$39,000.00
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ABOUT THIS JEWELRY

30 inches long, luxurious, slinky and sexy. This dramatic Art Deco delicacy, expertly hand fabricated in platinum during the zenith of the period - circa 1925, by Marcus & Co. (NY 1892-1962), dazzles all over with 374 sparkling white European-cut diamonds culminating in a lovely, curvaceous lavaliere that, with just a tiny tug from the top, releases a pair of small reading glasses, or lorgnette. Every inch of this sensational jewel is delicately finished with hand engraving and/or milgraining. 10 carats total diamond weight. Rare and ravishing Art Deco perfection!

Details

Materials:
Platinum
Length:
24"
Width:
7/16 inch
Height:
6 3/8" dangle
Gram Weight:
72.6
Period:
Art Deco
Center Diamond details
Cut/Shape:
European Cut
Carat Weight:
0.25 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:
4.20 x 4.10 x 2.55 mm
Color:
G
Clarity:
VS2
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

364 Round Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
9.75 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:
1.00-2.90 mm
Color:
H-G
Clarity:
VS
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
10.00

About Vintage Jewelry

Like fine wine, fine jewelry also has a “vintage”—the design period or era from which it hails. Victorian or Edwardian, Art Deco or Retro, each piece in our collection has its own special pedigree. But just because one era ended and another began, it doesn’t mean that creative jewelry makers simply forgot the lessons of the past! Many of the jewels in our cases refuse to conform to a single design period, either by striking out on their own or showing the transition from one era to the next. When such daring dazzlers are over one hundred years old, they’re generally grouped in the antique category. Anything younger than that, but still made before 1970, fits the vintage label. Every iconic era yields both singular and transitional pieces, like the ones we’ve assembled here. Follow the link at the end of each section for more about the aesthetics and history of the period.

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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