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NECKLACE

Made by: Charles Vaillant Inc.

On view in: Jewelry Case


About this object

The necklace is composed of sixteen baroque pearls, fourteen pear-shaped diamonds, ninety round diamonds, and seventy-three round and oval-shaped cabochon moonstones mounted in platinum. Of swag design, it features pearls encircled by round and oval-shaped cabochon moonstones and round and pear-shaped diamonds. The front supports a fringe of four pearl drops. The two central drops are suspended from round moonstone and pear-shaped diamond surmounts and articulated by diamond links. The side drops are articulated by round moonstone and diamond links.

Object name:
NECKLACE
Made from:
Baroque pearls -- moonstones -- diamonds -- platinum
Made in:
Lexington, USA
Date made:
1966
Size:
H. 9 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.74.1
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973