Adjustable necklaces, necklaces with a knot, necklaces with the string: this is why to choose this type of jewel ♦
Almost always long and thin, sometimes very precious, the necklace with the lace around the neck is back in fashion. But has it ever been forgotten? In any case, it is good news for those who love sexy jewels, as its shape highlights the contour of the body with a drape gently placed on the neckline.
Of course, it depends on how it is worn because originally they were nothing more than a long thread of gold or pearls, more or less thick and broad, without any closure, to be turned several times around the neck, or to be knotted simply or with an adjustable clip to be placed at a strategic point. Like the vintage Cartier jewel, dated 1965, made with flat round links and a drop-shaped clasp, or the long double string of Chanel eighties beads.
The models of the past perfectly coexist next to the new millennium versions with revisited iconic logos and motifs, while one of the most luxurious places belongs to Bulgari with its famous snake in diamonds, turquoise emeralds, presented at the 2012 Biennale of Antiquarians. , shows how this type of necklace has never completely disappeared, but certainly now, especially overseas, it is a must have. Here is a selection of the most interesting pieces. Monica Battistoni