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Tiffany & Co. Diamond Lavalier Pendant/Brooch, c. 1915
ABOUT THIS JEWELRY
We're betting that you don't yet own a drop-dead gorgeous necklace that is brimming with brilliantly sparkling diamonds, is designed by Tiffany & Co*., and comes with its own little tool kit. This lovely, light-filled, classic Edwardian lavalier will change all of that. Overlapping loops and swirls, set with glittering round brilliant-cut diamonds, create an exquisite openwork design--centered by a scintillating .93-carat European-cut diamond and embellished with a trio of dangling pear-shaped diamonds--that suspends from a fine Figaro cable chain. The 15 3/4-inch chain can be adjusted in length by means of a 1 3/4-inch removable section and, here's the cool part, the necklace is accompanied by fittings and a small screwdriver that will help you convert the pendant to a brooch! This extraordinary jewel, when not around your neck or on your lapel, rests in its own box embossed on the outside with, "Marjorie, April 21st 1915." An utterly stunning and captivating collectable. Total diamond weight, 5.21 carats. *Although not signed (there is a faint T & Co. on the clasp), we confidently attribute this piece to Tiffany. Hand fabricated in platinum (bail is platinum over 18K gold).