Era - Belle Époque c1900's
Materials - Platinum, Diamonds (239count OMC/OEC 4.50tcw G/H VS) and Sapphire (1.07ct)
Length - 17in Chain
*In original Box
In the early 1900s, Clara was the twenty-third most popular name for females born in the United States of America, and one particular Clara living somewhere in the world at that time was the lucky possessor of this stunning sapphire and diamond Belle Époque necklace. A Necklace for Clara, A Long Time Ago—encased in its original box—is a Belle Époque sensation. Exquisitely designed during an era of joie de vivre throughout much of the Western world, this magnificent platinum, diamond, and sapphire masterpiece absolutely enchants with its glorious, glittering geometric design.
At the heart of this thrilling antique necklace, a sumptuous 1.07-carat sapphire gleams in a blaze of brilliant blue. Shaded the hue of the heavens, sapphires have long been said to embody sacred wonder and were regularly consecrated to the gods and goddesses from whom they were said to be gifted to humans. And 239 old mine cut and old European cut diamonds, make this Belle Époque marvel the epitome of scintillating sparkle.
A luxurious showpiece for all the occasions, this ravishing Belle Époque beauty is enchantment and exhilaration on display. We like to think the utter joy at being alive in a world where everything seemed possible that characterized the age of its creation is still thrumming within every element of this necklace’s breathtaking being.