ITALIAN BEAUTY: THE PROPERTY OF AN ITALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A BELLE EPOQUE SAPPHIRE, PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
The seed pearl mesh band gathered at the front by a diamond wreath link, suspending a detachable cabochon drop-shaped sapphire with diamond cap, to the diamond-set clasp, 1910s, 34.5 cm
Pendant signed Cartier Paris, no. C7425
Accompanied by report no. 65187 dated 4 October 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating
Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin
Christie's Geneva, 27 May 1993, Lot 806, 'Jewellery and Objects by Cartier'