"A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls, " declared coco chanel, who was rarely seen without a pile of pearls casually worn around her neck. The fifties, pearls were relied to complete an outfit for business or cocktail party and dress up on anything else and made'iconic people' some of the actress, royalty and world famous people of the era.
This outstanding triple strand pearl necklace is 1950 ca. Comprising into three rows of fifty-one, fifty-four and fifty-nine cultured pearls of 7.0 7.5, good roundness, white creamy colour, nice skin and lustre, with shortest row 42.0 cm. Completed with a rich and imposing cushion shaped clasp, hand crafted of 18 kt gold tested.
Set with a large emerald complemented by diamonds, expressing in full the chic statement jewellery of the era in a classy vision to last for ever. Emerald is a sizable 3.80 ct 11 x 9.2 mm.Rich grassy green colour, colombian origin standing on the type of inclusions, beautiful presence with so called emerald garden'jardin' for natural internal inclusions, a few reaching the surface as typical of some colombian emeralds. Further embellished by 2.50 ct of g/h vvs/vs between old round swiss cut and baguette cut diamonds for much of a stir, clasp is 21 x 21 mm by side, weighs 107.0 grams excellent condition. Great addition to the pearl lovers. International sales are not meant on home approval. Metal: 18 kt white gold tested.
Gems: 3 natural salt water cultured pearl stands of 7/7.5 mm. In diameter 1 emerald cut natural colombian emerald of approx 3.80 ct 11 x9.2 mm. Pavè of baguette and single cut diamonds totalling approx 2.50 ct (g/h-vvs/vs). Measures: cushion shaped clasp 21 mm. By side length is 42 cm measured on the shortest strand.Condition: very good commensurate to age and use.