Old European & Mine Cuts. Featured here is a once in a lifetime vintage Riviera necklace with over 13 carats of antique diamonds! This is quite a fantastic piece that is full of old world charm and luxury! It is exceptionally rare as these types of pieces are came to prominence during the Victorian era of the late 1800's to very early 1900's. Fifty-four old world diamonds in Mine and European cuts are individually prong set in this breathtaking necklace.
The center stone is the largest at 1.05ct and is white and clean to the naked eye. The diamonds were all cut in the late 1800's to early 1900's and they are all high quality stones. All of the diamonds are white with F-H color, showing no warmth. In addition to their dazzling white color, the diamonds are also clean to the naked eye.The majority of the diamonds are VS in clarity while only a few are SI and below. Due to the age of these diamonds, some of the stones have very minor abrasions. These abrasions cannot be seen to the naked eye and they do not affect the longevity nor the wearability of the diamonds. Each stone is set in solid sterling silver which is backed with solid 18 karat yellow gold.
The necklace is a reproduction that was designed and crafted by us to appear as close to an original antique as possible. All of the diamonds are true antiques that were mined and cut in the late 1800's to early 1900's. Each stone setting features a patina finish to replicate that old world feel.
The necklace weighs a substantial 37.8 grams and it measures 17 inches in length. This is a collector's item that cannot be replaced. It is a true heirloom piece that will be in your family for generations to come!
For additional details, please see below. Resizing greater than 4 sizes up or down may require a new shank.
Rates may be higher for wide rings, full eternity bands, or invisible setting. Appraisals are available upon request and will not be included unless we are notified.Guarantees Authenticity of type & quality. All of our Diamonds and Colored Gemstones are guaranteed to be 100% Earth-mined stones unless otherwise stated. We manufacture our jewelry in-house and sell at true wholesale pricing direct to the consumer. Our dedication to excellent customer service through personalized attention, timely fulfillment of all orders, and moral integrity. Appraised value guaranteed to be two to three times greater than sale price.
Our custom manufacturing and diamond experience is unparalleled and typically cannot be matched by local jewelers. All of our sale items come with a lifetime buyback guarantee. Items must not have substantial damage, significant alterations (resizing is not a significant alteration) or missing stones. This offer does not include custom-made pieces.
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5 South Wabash, Suite 1204 Chicago IL 60603. We need to be notified of the return of the item and it must arrive to us in the same condition we sent it out in.
Our jewelry is of high-quality and should remain in good condition if properly treated and maintained. We give our best effort to take the most accurate photos possible, but often times photos do not do our beautiful jewelry justice. Please understand that color accuracy varies from monitor to monitor. The best way to determine the true look of our pieces is to take a first hand look, which we invite all of our customers to do.
Covers any irregularities not related to normal wear and tear. Your satisfaction is Guaranteed; Please see our Feedback. Step 1: Send us a photo or drawing of your perfect ring or piece of jewelry. Step 2: We will provide you a full detailed estimate to meet your specific requests. Step 3: We re-create the piece via CAD to be approved by you.
We send you your choice of the design or the physical wax model. We will perform as many revisions to the CAD design as you request (within reason) until you are completely satisfied.
Step 4: Once the design is approved, we will proceed to manufacture the piece until completion. We will send you photos of the finished product for approval. Diamond Zone has its roots as a family-operated business and still privately owned today. Located in the heart of the Jewelry District of Chicago, the business had its start in 1992 and has evolved into Chicago's premier location for antique and custom jewelry.
Our expertise evolved from the manufacturing workshop into a full-service jeweler offering diamonds directly from cutters overseas, vintage jewelry and highly-personalized custom pieces. We are now one of the largest dealers of antique jewelry and diamonds in Chicago. As estate buyers scouring the country for vintage antiques, We really have a true passion for finding rare piece of jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Nouveau eras. We are proud of our success which stems from our commitment to providing a quality product and excellent customer service at an affordable price. Few companies are able to offer the selection, personalized service and flexibility at the wholesale prices we provide.
Please give us the opportunity to make you another satisfied shopper. Schedule an appointment to view our Chicago showroom or discuss a custom project. Please note many of our vintage-inspired semi-mounts and gemstone rings are built to order and may not be readily available at all times. The item "13.09ct VINTAGE OLD EUROPEAN CUT DIAMOND MINE RIVIERA NECKLACE 18K GOLD ANTIQUE" is in sale since Friday, July 10, 2020.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mydiamondzone" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.