Necklace (kanthi) Object Name: Necklace Date: 1850–75 Geography: South India, Hyderabad Medium: Gold, set with diamonds and emerald; enamel Dimensions: H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm) Classification: Jewelry Credit Line: The Al-Thani Collection
Sapphire and diamond necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels. Designed as an alternating line of brilliant-cut diamonds and circular-cut and pear-shaped sapphires, suspending eleven graduated drops set with cabochon sapphires, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds within gold corded wire mounts, mounted in platinum and gold, length approximately 410mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker’s marks, case.
Antique High-Karat Gold, Foil-back Sapphire, Enamel, and Seed Pearl Pendant Necklace, the rectangular links set with cabochon sapphires, reverse with polychrome enamel, joined by strands of seed pearls, suspending a pendant set with mixed-cut sapphires and a briolette, completed by silk tassels, lg. 22 and 3 in. Indian or Indian style