This spectacular necklace is set in 18KT white gold. The piece is marked "750" and was made in Europe, most probably Italy. The gold has been oxidized to produce a beautiful black finish which makes a dramatic setting for this beautiful piece. It is set with 100 Round Brilliant Cut diamonds that are white. Additionally, there are 140 Round Mixed Cut sapphires, both blue and pink. They form a charming daisy design with each flowerhead seperated by a little diamond. Essentially, the necklace is a daisy chain of diamonds and sapphires. The necklace measures just over 15 inches in length. Additionally, there are matching earrings which can be seen on this website.
Sapphire Weight: 18.20 ct.tw. Sapphire Shape: Round Mixed Cut Hue: Blue, Pink Tone: Medium Saturation: Strong Transparency: Transparent Clarity: Eye Clean-Slightly Included Cut: Very Good-Good
Diamond Weight: 12.65 ct.tw. Diamond Shape: Round Brilliant Cut Colour: G-H-I Clarity: SI1-I1 Cut: Good-Medium
The total weight of the item is 43.3 grams.
This necklace is accompanied by an appraisal, by a GIA-certified appraiser, and the estimated retail replacement value is $61,000 in 2012.