AN ANTIQUE RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE. Designed as an old mine-cut diamond necklace of garland design, set with a graduated series of oval and cushion-cut rubies, each within an old mine-cut diamond surround, spaced by oval-cut ruby and old mine-cut diamond knife-edged links, mounted in silver-topped gold, circa 1880, 21 ins., with French assay marks
Antique Emerald and Diamond Necklace, France, composed of floral links each centering an emerald-cut emerald graduating in size from approx. 7.75 x 7.15 x 5.30 to 3.65 x 3.25 x 1.85 mm, petals set with old mine-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 28.50 cts., silver-topped 18kt gold mount, lg. 18 1/4 in., guarantee stamps. Victorian or Victorian style
XXX Chatai : Lest you were thinking otherwise, the name comes from the continuous three lines of x-phul chains that form the chatai. It's fronted by rows of glitter roundels and finished with a plain ball lipping. The delicate tin-karai trim just adds a note to the simple glamour. The necklace is reversible, with enamel and dull-polish being two of the options for the other side. All in 22K hallmarked gold with mismatched 'sun' earrings.