Mid-Century Platinum and Diamond Swag Necklace, Circa 1955
Reflecting the glamorous spirit of the era, this 1950’s necklace is made up of a multitude of brilliant-, baguette-, square- and marquise-cut diamonds set in platinum. Clinging close to the base of the neck in a bib-like fashion, the necklace features cascades of ribbons wrapped around a back chain terminating in a central tassel drop. Topped with an elaborate marquise-cut diamond clasp. Total diamond weight: approximately 42.60 carats. Length: 38 centimetres (=15 inches).
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