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An important single-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate $1,500,000 – $2,500,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014

Composed of thirty-seven natural pearls, measuring from approximately 13.10 to 8.00 mm, joined by a marquise-cut diamond clasp, within a circular-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum, 16 1/4 ins., in a Cartier red leather case. Clasp signed Cartier, C12

With report 66094 dated 11 December 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analyzed properties confirm the authenticity of these saltwater natural pearls

CHRISTIE’S. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 10 December 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.