Lacloche Frères

An Important Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Tassel Brooch

A stunning Art Deco diamond tassel brooch by Lacloche Frères, circa 1925, made in platinum the brooch is designed as a horizontal cartouche shaped openwork panel with crested top formed of both curved and geometric lines, centred with a vertical marquise shape diamond in rubover setting with a row of baguette diamonds to either side and further set with round diamonds, suspended from this are seven finely articulated rows of round diamonds in rubover settings, the rows tapering gently inwards to a point, with a single pin brooch fitting to the reverse. This magnificent brooch is a wonderful example of Art Deco jewellery and of the creative designs and beautiful craftsmanship that Lacloche Frères produced during this period. The fine articulation of the diamond tassels ensures they have superb movement and fluidity, feeling as close to fabric tassels as it’s possible for metal and diamonds to get. This is a treasure of a jewel that deserves to be worn and loved for another hundred years and more.


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Gemstones and Other Materials1 x marquise diamond estimated to weigh approximately 1.2cts
11 x baguette diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 0.8cts
175 x old European brilliant cut, transition cut and single cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 9cts
Condition ReportVery fine
SettingPlatinum signed Lacloche Frères and with French assay marks.
Weight description32.95 grams
Dimensions8cm / 3.15" long and 3.5cm / 1.37" wide
Periodcirca 1925
OriginParis, France

Lacloche Frères

Leopold, Jacques, Jules and Fernand Lacloche were not born into the jewellery trade, their father was in the textiles business, but between them these four brothers ensured that the name Lacloche became synonymous with some of the most exciting jewellery of the 20th Century.   

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