Estate 14k White Gold Black Tahitian South Seas Pearl and Diamond Lariat Necklace
Dress up with this beautiful lariat necklace featuring black South Seas pearls and diamonds. The sturdy link chain is complete with a lobster clasp and has 2 pieces that hang in the front. The lariat pieces hang 2″ and 2 1/2″ from the decorative knot set with 9 sparkling diamonds. The black drop pearls have wonderful luster and stand out boldly against the white gold necklace. Pearls are unique among gemstones because they don’t arise from the depths of the earth but from the sea. They require no special cutting or polishing to maximize their lustrous beauty, which has been treasured since ancient times and ensures that pearl jewelry is always in style. According to history and the myths, pearls are symbolic of wisdom gained through experience. The gems are believed to offer protection, as well as attract good luck and wealth. It is also said that these little gemstones are symbolic of the wearer’s loyalty, generosity, integrity, and purity. Circa 1980’s. Pictured as received from a local estate. Excellent estate condition with minimal wear indicative of age.
MEASUREMENT: 17″ Length, 2 1/2″ X 3/4″
WEIGHT: 10.3 Grams
GEM: Tahitian South Seas Pearls 11.3mm X 9.6mm, Diamonds (9) 1.3mm = .09 ctw Si1 – Si2 Clarity, H-I Color
COMPOSITION: 14k White Gold, Acid tested
CONDITION: Estate Item, Excellent (minimal wear)