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NECKLACE

Made by: Harry Winston, Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

The necklace is composed of thirty-eight pear-shaped diamonds, 262 round diamonds, and ninety oval and pear-shaped cabochon turquoises mounted in platinum. It is designed as a series of oval-shaped cabochon turquoises alternating with clusters of round and pear-shaped diamonds. The front supports a fringe of eleven graduated cabochon turquoise drops, each within a pear-shaped cabochon turquoise and round diamond surround. The drops are surmounted by trefoils of round and pear-shaped diamonds. The clasp features three graduated pear-shaped cabochon turquoises suspended from round and pear-shaped diamonds.

Object name:
NECKLACE
Made from:
Turquoises -- diamonds -- platinum
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
1961
Size:
H. 8 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.73.1
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973