17 May 1999
AN AMBER PENDENT NECKLET, BY CARTIER AND BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Set with an amber tear-drop to the 18K gold oval-link faceted neckchain, 76.0 cm. (chain not illustrated), with French assay marks
Pendant mounted by Cartier, no. 26728; chain signed VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 105265 (2)
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Amber consists of fossilized, solidified resin deriving from certain coniferous trees. Formed millions of years ago, it has historically been found along the Baltic Coast, as well as in Romania, Burma and The Dominican Republic.
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