This circa 1900 necklace was hand crafted in 22 karat rose gold with a silver top holding the open backed collet and bead set diamonds. The articulated links are navette shaped including the hidden clasp with push tab tension closure. Each of the 12 links plus the clasp is bead set with three diamonds. Between each navette shaped link is a link comprised of a single bezel set round diamond. The links alternate approaching the main floral half of the choker style necklace where the leaf style links are bead set with diamonds graduating is size to become increasingly larger toward the center flower cluster pendant comprised of bead set diamonds with a three spoked drop. The centerpiece has a hidden hook on the back for attaching an additional drop pendant. There are spokes accented by a diamond in a tulip shaped finial on the floral portion of the necklace which increase in size graduating toward the center, largest stones. Each segment of the the necklace has hand applied milgrain edge detail. The articulated sections of the necklace were hand crafted with rotating round hinges. 149 old Mine/ Old European transitional cut diamonds were used in the crafting of this piece and they have an estimated total weight of 8 carats. This necklace comes in a fitted box which is likely not original but fits it very well. The necklace is 18.5 inches long and weighs 28.18 grams.
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Item ID: NEA20682VA