FRED Paris  - Yellow gold & diamonds Zipper Necklace, circa 1980
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FRED Paris Yellow gold & diamonds Zipper Necklace, circa 1980


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Necklace with a «zipper» design in 18k yellow gold, partially set with diamonds, adorned with a sliding heart-shaped motif fully paved with round brilliant-cut diamonds, with the end also adorned with a heart motif paved with diamonds, totaling 334 brilliant-cut diamonds. Created in 1980, this necklace comes from the high jewelry workshops of the FRED house in Paris. It is signed with the house's hallmark «FRED» and the workshop's hallmark «GL» on the back of the small heart pendant.

This exceptional piece perfectly illustrates the art and craftsmanship of the FRED house, renowned for its elegant and innovative creations. The unique design of this necklace, combining the fluid movement of the zipper with the sparkle of diamonds, makes it a remarkable and rare high jewelry piece.

The quality of the materials used, particularly the 18k yellow gold and the brilliant-cut diamonds, testifies to the demand for excellence of FRED's master jewelers. Every detail is carefully considered to offer perfect harmony between elegance and sophistication.

Wearing this necklace means owning a piece of Parisian jewelry history, a work of art that reflects both tradition and innovation. The heart motif, a universal symbol of love and passion, adds a sentimental dimension to this creation, making it a perfect gift for a special occasion or a timeless declaration of love.

This necklace is presented in a very beautiful case from the house of FRED.

FRED Paris  - Yellow gold & diamonds Zipper Necklace, circa 1980
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  • Year: 1980
  • Origin: France
  • Jeweler: FRED Paris
  • Material or technique: Gold & Diamonds
  • Sizes: 5 x 39 x 1.8 mm (Width x Length x Depth)
  • Weight in grammes: 130.5 g
  • Inventory Number: HEG_01 Materials
  • Techniques: 18k Yellow Gold, Brilliant-Cut Diamonds (334 in total for approximately 14 carats, Top Wesselton quality / VS-SI)
  • Guarantee Mark: 2 weevil hallmarks on the back of the heart clasp
  • Maker's Mark: FRED house hallmark on the back of the heart clasp, GL workshop hallmark on the back of the small heart pendant
  • Inscriptions: 750 D FRED on the back of the small heart pendant

Conservation status

Perfect condition


This necklace was highlighted during the retrospective exhibition «FRED, Jewelry Creator Since 1936» at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris from September 28 to October 24, 2022, and during the exhibition at Hyundai in Seoul, South Korea, from November 11 to December 25, 2023.

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