Cartier Vintage Gold Necklace with Amethyst, Turquoise and Diamonds
Cartier has set a very fine natural Siberian amethyst as a tear drop, accented with rose cut diamonds and Persian Turquoise from a Cartier 18K gold chain. This center stone which has wonderful flashes of red - a hallmark of fine amethysts from Russia. The 7 large Holland rose cut diamonds weigh approximately 1.0 cts., they are white and create a fine color contrast with the center stone. The 3 Persian turquoise are well matched and a bright "Robin's egg" blue. The pendant as well as the chain are signed, numbered and hallmarked by Cartier, France. The chain is 20 inches in length and the pendant is 2 inches in length. This piece, which weighs 38.04 grams, and is in fine condition, was made in Paris circa 1960.