Diamond necklace, 1880s
designed as a garland of ivy leaves, set with cushion-shaped and rose-cut diamonds, length approximately 390mm; the reverse with screw fittings to enable it to be worn as a tiara, tiara frame deficient
Unsigned. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 10.00-14.00 carats. Some areas of solder to reverse. Clasp secure. Gross weight approximately 47 grams. Overall condition good.
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