Elegant, French 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold Ruby & Diamond 2.62cts lavaliere, necklace, Length 16.75 / 43 cm
Exquisite, Art nouveau style necklace, featuring a centre piece with two abstract flower designs tied in the centre with ribbons, the flower heads are made with six, square Rubies with accent diamonds and diamond mounted leaves and ribbon, complete with a trio of rubies suspended as a drop.
This centre section measures 40.5 x 30 (including the drop) and is connected to a ruby mounted chain – please see images.
There are 6, step cut 3.5mm Rubies, 9, 2mm round Rubies, 14, 2mm single cut diamonds, 20 x 1.5mm pave set diamonds
Diamond carat weight is approx 0.75ct, Ruby carat weight is approx 1.87ct
Total gemstone carat weight of 2.62 cts
Hallmarked: 750 (denotes 18carat gold) & France
Ruby is the traditional birthstone for July
Diamond is the traditional birthstone for April
A romantic necklace with the rubies for passion and diamonds are forever!
The name Lavalier (also spelt lavalier or lavallière) derived from the name of the Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), one of the mistresses of Louis XIV, who favoured this style of necklace.
Measurements: Length: 16.75″
Total weight: 8 grams
Hallmarks: As above
Date: Modern (1960 to present day)