The Jeanne Antoinette Poisson necklace named after the official mistress of Louis XV marquise - Marquise de Pompadour. As bees played a significant role in the nouveau art age, four sparkling white diamonds embody the shape of a royal bee and two fine gold wings complete the pendant. As part of the LA MARQUIS collection was inspired by Parisian springtime, the collection was designed with floral and natural elements adorned by the glisten of diamonds and gold. This spectacular piece is perfect for any occasion and adds a powerful statement to any look.
According to the legend, a fortune teller predicted that the young lady would reign the king’s heart. She decided to catch his attention. Jeanne Antoinette drove directly in front of the king’s path in his hunting forest; once in a pink phaeton wearing a blue dress, and once in a blue phaeton wearing a pink dress.
On February 24th 1745, Jeanne Antoinette received a formal invitation to attend the masked ball held on February 25th at the Palace of Versailles.
It was at this ball that the king publicly declared his affection for Jeanne Antoinette. Before all of the court and the royal family, Louis unmasked himself before Jeanne Antoinette who was dressed as Diana the Huntress in reference to their encounter in the forest of Sénart.
Material: 14K or 18K Gold
Average Total Weight: 0.18 CT
Average Clarity & Color: Black
Measurements: Marquise Diamond 5 x 2.5mm, 3 Diamonds 1.6mm
Chain Length: 42cm/16" (extension: 3cm/1.8"), Total 45cm/18"
Length: 9.5 mm / 0.37''
Width: 10.8mm / 0.42''
All features can be customized! Please contact us if you wish to make changes, we love making custom designs.
All of our jewelry is carefully handmade in our atelier.
*HC diamond are all conflict-free diamonds
To order by phone 972-72-2991000