Belle Èpoque Platinum and Diamond Necklace. Maginifique! barely begins to describe this exemplary and thoroughly exquisite Edwardian era necklace, delicately hand-crafted in platinum during the first or second decade of the twentieth century. Five chevron shape sections are ornamented with alternating rows of glittering white diamonds and finely-milgrained, gossamer-like open work designs, each crowned with a fanciful floral and foliate motif.
A Belle Epoque gold, platinum, diamond and pearl devant de corsage, late 19th to early 20th century. 14 x 7.70 cm. Similar jewels are presented in the catalog of the exhibition "CARTIER, Le Style et L'histoire", held at Grand Palais, 2013. #BelleÉpoque #DevantDeCorsage #brooch
A belle époque emerald and diamond necklace, circa 1910 The foliate garlands of old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, highlighted with square-cut emeralds, suspending a fringe of graduated pear-shaped emeralds and diamonds, to a central step-cut emerald, each within an old brilliant and single-cut diamond surround, to a figaro-link backchain, millegrain-set throughout, diamonds approximately 4.40 carats total, length 41.0cm, fitted case by Wilson & Gill, 139 Regent St London W.