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The Taj Mahal Diamond Necklace

In art. on August 23, 2012 at 9:27 pm

THE TAJ MAHAL
AN INDIAN DIAMOND AND JADE PENDANT NECKLACE
RUBY AND GOLD CHAIN, BY CARTIER
Set with an inscribed heart-shaped table-cut diamond, within a red stone and jade mount set with table-cut diamonds, the reverse decorated with an enamel latticework motif, from a gold neckchain set with cabochon rubies and old mine-cut diamonds, mounted in gold, inscribed heart-shaped table-cut diamond bearing the Islamic date 1037 [1627-1628], gold and enamel cage of later addition, neckchain circa 1972, length adjustable, pendant suspends 17½ ins. at longest
Neckchain by Cartier.

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