Necklace | Designer ? "Splendid Night". 18K yellow gold and 456 natural pearls. | Photo taken during a pearl products exhibition held in Jinan city, capital of east China's Shandong province on June 12, 2007.
Giardinetti Necklace, c. 1760, gold, silver, diaminds, emeralds, rubies, The giardinetti jewel of which this necklace is an important example demonstrates that passion for colour and flowers characteristic of the eighteenth century decorative arts was not reserved for ceramics and textiles but was also expressed in jewellery. Worn like a garland round the neck the flowers would add a festive note to the toilette of the woman who wore it, and delight the eyes of all who saw her.
Necklace by Michael Pelamidis, owner and designer of APARTE Jewellery, based in Greece. The design was inspired by the 19th Century French courtesan La Païva. The necklace is part of his 2014 Autumn/Winter Jewellery Collection.