An antique diamond necklace, circa 1880
designed as elaborate graduated openwork sections of rose-cut diamonds in a floral motif, completed by a (later) gold backchain; sections can be converted to brooches and earrings with fittings provided; accompanied by an associated pair of earclips; with (later) fitted box; mounted in fourteen karat gold; length: 17 1/4in. (tiara and some brooch fittings deficient)
- Please note this necklace has been modified extensively with solder and can no longer be converted to earclips and earrings. The fittings are present, but the piece does not come apart anymore due to the solder.