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India Emerald Necklace

Cartier

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

This art deco, Indian-style necklace features 24 emarald drops of graduated sizes, each adjoined by a smaller emerald bead. All are set in platinum with hundreds of small diamonds. The necklace was made in 1928-29 by Cartier, Inc. The necklace was donated to the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History by Mrs. Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1964.

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  • Title: India Emerald Necklace
  • Creator: Cartier, Inc.
  • Location: Colombia, South America
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): G5023
  • Photo Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Mineral Sciences
  • Fassion: Graduated Baroque Polished Drop, Round Beads
  • Color: Med Light To Med Blue Green

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