Gorgeous 1950s vintage pearl necklace diamond clasp with rose cut diamonds
This triple strand pearl necklace has an impressive Art Nouveau style diamond clasp
The exquisite high quality pearls are an ivory creamy colour with pink overtones and a deep lustre.
This fabulous vintage pearl necklace diamond clasp necklace looks stunning when worn
- Strands 52cm (20.5″), 49cm (19.25″) and 45cm (17.75″)
- 90 diamonds between approx 1mm and 2mm
- Circa 0.80 carat. Colour G Clarity VSI
- Cultured pearls approx. 7.5mm
- Push clasp 26.5mm x 14.5mm
- Clasp tests 18ct gold and silver
- Necklace weighs an impressive 105 grams
- It dates to the1950s
- The necklace is in excellent condition.
- Pearls are uniform shaped
- Some with typical minor surface blemishes
- They are even coloured (difficult to show in photos)
- This vintage pearl necklace with diamond clasp comes in the presentation box illustrated
- Our ref : 23238
Pearls, amber and coral are precious gems produced by plants and animals. These gems are adored because they are so attractive and rare and have thus been worn as jewellery for thousands of years. The most highly prized and the most expensive of this group are the fabulous and amazing pearls, they have one unique quality, which is, they can be worn by anyone, at any time, in any situation!
Factors affecting the price of pearls.
Pearl types, Lustre, thickness of nacre, colour, shape, size, surface quality, treatment status. The most expensive type of pearl is the natural pearl, these were the only type available until about 1900, when Mikimoto started to produce cultured pearls. Cultured pearls are from farmed oysters, whereas natural pearls come from “wild” oysters. Also, we have sea water pearls from the oceans and freshwater pearls from the rivers and streams. Seed pearls were very small pearls used extensively in Victorian jewellery. Artificial pearls are made from many materials often coloured glass.
Pearls are traditionally the birthstone for June.
Care of your vintage-antique pearls.
Pearls are delicate and can easily be damaged, pearl is just 2.5 on the Mohs hardness scale. They should be wrapped in silk cloth so that they do not dry out or become scratched by other hard objects or jewellery.
Pearls absorb oils from your skin and it keeps them looking bright and lustrous, otherwise, pearls will dry out.
Also, pearls are not resistant to sprays and perfumes.