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18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, London The fringe necklace of Indian inspiration, set with 30 oval, cushion, emerald and step-cut emeralds weighing approximately 105.00 carats, accented by round, old European, old mine-cut and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 46.50 carats, internal circumference 13 inches, signed Cartier, London; special order, 1947. With signed and fitted box.

This Indian-style necklace was made in 1928-1929 by Cartier, Inc. & features 24 baroque-cut emerald drops, each surmounted by a smaller emerald bead, mounted in platinum with pave-set diamonds. The rich green emeralds are from Colombia. This magnificent necklace belonged to Marjorie Merriweather Post, who wore it dressed as “Juliette” for the Palm Beach Everglades Ball in 1929. It originally had an elaborate emerald & diamond pendant that was later removed from the necklace & made in to a…