Thank you, Mr. Mikimoto

Vintage Graduated Pearl Necklace with Sapphire Gold Clasp, c. 1970


€ 790.00 *
Content 1 piece
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Vintage Graduated Pearl Necklace with Sapphire Gold Clasp, c. 1970
Vintage Graduated Pearl Necklace with Sapphire Gold Clasp, c. 1970
Description
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It was a great sensation when the Japanese entrepreneur Mikimoto succeeded in cultivating saltwater pearls on a large scale for the first time in the early 1920s. Until then, pearl necklaces had to be made from naturally grown pearls, which were about as expensive as diamonds of the same size. It was the invention of the cultured pearl that made pearl jewellery affordable for a wider audience and triggered a great fashion that has lasted to this day. This necklace is designed in the classic form of the so-called "chute necklace". This type is characterised by the typical gradient shape, in which the pearls are selected so that they become thicker towards the centre. The largest pearl is in the centre and from there the pearls become smaller and smaller on both sides and towards the top. This is also alluded to by their name, which is derived from the French word "chuter" (= to fall off, fall down). The slightly golden shimmer of the pearls on our example is particularly beautiful. A high-quality clasp made of white gold and yellow gold with eight blue sapphires adorns the neck. The pearl necklace is in very good condition and has been restrung in our workshop.
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Vintage Graduated Pearl Necklace with Sapphire Gold Clasp, c. 1970
Thank you, Mr. Mikimoto
€ 790.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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