Edwardian platinum and diamond necklace. It has the lovely, intricate garland look that Edwardian jewelry is known for, and also incorporates a surprising touch of enamel. This particular piece is not by Cartier, but the renowned jewelry house popularized the garland style, using laurel leaves, flowers, ribbons and bows to create light, delicate designs resembling lace.
platinum millegrain and diamond fittings is attached to an openwork platinum millegrain circular pendant, outlined by a diamond border. This encloses a tall basket of diamond flowers centred on a collet diamond, and joined to the necklace by a ribbon tied into a bow, and surrounded by an openwork garland of flowers and leaves on "knife-edge" wires. C. 1910
The aquamarine cameo with facetted back represent four Cupids (putti) playing the part of vintagers...Mounted as a pendant within a rose diamond mille-grain border, hanging within an open frame of floral and leafy branches with a pear shaped diamond hanging below, it is attached by chains to the trumpet shaped flower heads and the suspension loop at the top, all diamond set. Cameo: 18th century style. Pendant: 1905.