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NECKLACE

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The necklace is composed of five heart-shaped amethysts, five oval-shaped amethysts, ninety-nine round diamonds, and 175 round and oval-shaped turquoise cabochons mounted in gold and platinum. The alternating heart-shaped and oval-shaped amethysts are separated by interlaced ribbons set with turquoise cabochons and round diamonds. Round diamonds are also surmounted above the heart-shaped amethysts. One heart-shaped amethyst is suspended at the front of the necklace.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
NECKLACE
Made from:
Amethysts -- turquoises -- diamonds -- gold -- platinum
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1950
Size:
21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.67.1
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK CARTIER MTG 50-29527 on back of clasp
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection"