An antique pearl, and diamond necklace, European, c. 1880. Necklace with ten pearl drops each capped with small rose-cut diamonds. Two additional diamonds links. Necklace contains 289 old European and single-cut diamonds. They are arranged in a swag motif with the tear-dropped shaped pearls hanging as pendants. The removable pearls allow the necklace to be worn as an all diamond necklace. Formerly the property of Clarice de Rothschild #antique #necklace #Rothschild
A VERY FINE ANTIQUE PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1860. Comprising fourteen graduated pearls measuring 6.7 to 15.11 mm. with old-cut diamond collet spacers, mounted in silver and gold, 44.2 cm. long. #antique #necklace
Designed as thirteen pearl and diamond circular clusters to the diamond fleur-de-lys spacers, clusters detach to form brooches or earrings, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 41.8 cm. long, in Frazer & Haws blue velvet fitted case. Lady Guendolen Chaplin, and thence by decent. Lady Guendolen Talbot (d. 1937) was the second daughter of Charles, 19th Earl of Shrewsbury (1830-1877) and his wife Teresa (d. 1912).