The Magical Art of Cartier

Geneva, Nov 19, 1996


Belle Epoque Diamond and Demantoid Carnet Bracelet / Choker Paris, circa 1900

CHF 14,000 - 16,000

USD 11,500 - 13,500

Sold: CHF 24,150

The bracelet comprised of six bow-shaped sections, each centrally set with three round, faceted demantoid garnets within an open ribbon design set with rose-eut diamonds, each section joined to the next by a rose-eut diamond, mounted in silvertopped yellow gold; a platinum and silver-topped yellow gold chain set with round and rose-eut diamonds and faceted demantoid garnets can be attached to the bracelet transforming it into a choker (chain can also be worn as a small bracelet). Measuring approx. 18.5 cm. (7.5 in.) and 33.5 cm. (13.5 in.). Accompanied by original fitted leather box. Cartier Certificate of Authenticity N° 2005.

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One of the first pieces ever sold in the new premises on rue de la Paix. Literature: Similar pieces illustated in L'Art de Cartier, Accademia Valentino, Roma, Exhibition Catalogue, May 31-August 5, 1990, pages 10 and 14.