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Blue chalcedony and sapphire clip, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1945, on a blue chalcedony necklace
The carved chalcedony clip, inset with a rectangular plaque enhanced with a step-cut sapphire and square-cut diamonds, on a later detachable double-strand necklace composed of chalcedony beads, the clasp millegrain-set with a circular-cut diamond and two sapphire cabochons, length approximately 440m.
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Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin.

Literature

Cf.: Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, Woodbridge, 2011, pg. 162 for an illustration of a chalcedony and sapphire necklace of similar design.

Catalogue Note

When the fashion changed after the second World War, several clips were altered to be worn as necklaces. These transformations were often carried out either by Suzanne Belperron or by other workshops.

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