The Naomi Vintage Diamond Necklace

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The Naomi vintage necklace will be one to pass down - a truly classic diamond beauty.

  • 9ct gold chain & pendant
  • Total diamond weight 0.15ct
  • Pendant features a single bead set, round brilliant cut diamond
  • Pendant measures 8mm x 9mm, excluding bail
  • Figaro style chain measures 50cm 

One of history’s most infamous necklaces — the subject of the so-called Affair of the Diamond Necklace, a scandal that discredited Marie Antoinette and the French monarchy before the French Revolution — was, in fact, an elaborate confection of diamond pendants and tassels.

The post-war economy boom in the 1950s saw a love affair with diamonds. Diamond company De Beers’ iconic “Diamonds are Forever” campaign created an aspirational buzz which the movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, starring Marilyn Monroe, exacerbated with the infamous “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” musical number.