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Fred of Paris 18K Yellow Gold & Diamond Necklace

Fred of Paris 18K Yellow Gold & Diamond Necklace

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Period: Pre 1980: Item # 952293
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A beautiful necklace in 18K yellow gold and diamonds by luxury jeweler Fred. The design features a series of links in a “running bond” pattern interspersed with three stations, each featuring three collet-set round brilliant-cut diamonds, and two additional stations, each set with one diamond. The diamonds are of fine quality, estimated at G/H color and VVS clarity. The classic design and 16” length is appropriate for either casual or dress wear. Fred Samuelson established his boutique in 1936 and quickly became a jeweler to Marlene Dietrich and other luminaries of the time. There are only a few stores worldwide, and Fred continues to be regarded as a Parisian luxury jeweler of understated elegance. The necklace is signed “Fred” and is fully hallmarked with French “tete d’aigle” hallmarks for 18K gold.

Origin: France, ca. 1980. Size: 16” long; 3/16” wide. Weight: 27.3 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: 1.1 carat.