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French Fifties necklace with two flying swallows carrying a pear shaped diamond

Antique jewelry object group: necklace

Condition: excellent condition
  -  (more info on our condition scale)

Country of origin: France

Style: Vintage Fifties (of the twentieth century)
  -  See also: Fifties (of the twentieth century) or more info on styles

Style specifics: This type of jewelry is very specific for the fifties of the twentieth century. All sorts of animals were used as source of inspiration for the goldsmiths. Made in gold and decorated with enamel and precious stones, the result of their labour most of the times well-made, clever and cute.

Period: ca. 1950
  -  (events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era)

Source of inspiration: Mother Nature

Theme: Swallow - Swallows symbolize the incarnation of Christ, or also His resurrection because of their arrival in spring. There are nonetheless also regional differences regarding their meaning. Swallow nests can mean joy, marriages and children, while in Japan swallows symbolize infidelity because supposedly they change partners very often.

Material: platinum and 18K yellow gold
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Diamond(s): One old European pear shaped cut diamond with an estimated weight of 0.60ct. (colour and clarity: K, i).
28 old brilliant cut with an estimated weight of 1.00ct. (colour and clarity: H/K, si).

Total diamond count: 29 pcs.

Total diamond weight: approx. 1.60 crt.

- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.

Precious stones: One rubies with an estimated weight of 0.04ct.

- All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and ruby for July.
  -  (more info on birthstones)

Hallmarks: The French control mark for 18K gold representing an eagle's head (that was in use in France from about 1838) and the French control mark for platinum representing a dog's head (that was in use in France from about 1912).
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Dimensions: width of two swallows 8,00 cm (3,15 inch), total length necklace 45,00 cm (17,72 inch)

Weight: 51,80 gram (33,31 dwt)

Reference Nº: 18164-0012

Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry



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French Fifties necklace with two flying swallows carrying a pear shaped diamond
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