19th Century Old Mine Cut Diamond Riviere Necklace

A beautiful classic form, this style of necklace is named for the glittering lights lining the French Côte d'Azur. 58 old mine cut diamonds in graduated size are set in low profile, pinched collet settings. Lays flat on the neck for day or night wear. The total diamond weight is approximately 30 carats. 

English in origin. Circa 1850. 

Measures 17.5" in total length. Hidden push tab closure at back.  The Center four diamonds can be removed from the necklace. They would have originally had convertible components.  We can create an attachment that would allow the center stone to hang on a simple chain as an everyday piece.