Necklace Date: 18th century Culture: European Medium: Silver, gold, diamonds Dimensions: L. 15-7/8 in. (40.3 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum Credit Line: Gift of Ann Payne Blumenthal, 1958
The Maharajah of Patiala necklace, Cartier, 1928. Featured a cascade of seven large diamonds and the De Beers yellow diamond, which weighed 234.69 carats. The finished necklace was comprised of 2,930 diamonds, 962.25 carats.