Crafted in 18k yellow gold this important necklace features 22 cabochon rubies weighing approximately 44.07cttw and 230 round diamonds weighing 5.77 cttw. The necklace is adjustable from 19 inches to 16 1/2 inches. The maker is attributed to Falconer and Sons Ltd.
Provenance: This very special necklace was donated to a charity to raise money for the Mary Rose Ship in 1984 at the Sutton Place Ball by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales, Charles and Lady Diana. The original auctioneer was Julian Thompson, Chairman of Sotheby’s of London. It was won by a prominent du Pont Estate.