A Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a gift-wrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation boxAn early 20th century diamond and cultured pearl necklaceAn early 20th century diamond and cultured pearl necklaceAn early 20th century diamond and cultured pearl necklace

An early 20th century diamond and cultured pearl necklace

An early 20th century diamond centre and cultured pearl necklace, the detachable diamond-set centre of openwork flower cluster design, all set with old European-cut diamonds, estimated to weigh 11.5 carats in total, the central diamond estimated to weigh 1.5 carats, all millegrain-set in silver with rose gold back, later rhodium-plated, strung with seven rows of cultured pearls measuring approximately 4mm in diameter, with two bar spacers and a white cylindrical clasp on the back, the necklace measuring approximately 4 x 33 cm, gross weight 78.8 grams, circa 1900, accompanied by brooch and pendant fittings, This necklace is in fine condition. Unmarked, tested as 18 ct gold and silver.

A gorgeous antique pearl and diamond necklace. This choker necklace features seven rows of lustrous cultured pearls which meet in the centre at a magnificent diamond-set flower cluster. The floral cluster features over eleven carats combined weight of scintillating old-cut diamonds, which catch the light beautifully and provide a stunning complement to the creamy hue of the pearls. The diamond cluster can be detached from the pearl necklace and worn as a pendant or a brooch, making this piece versatile.

Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.

No. 32950M

£36,000