It matches perfectly with the description given by the French press in 1907 (except the four rows of pearls, which seem to be actually five).
I don't think the turquoise and diamond elements of this sautoir match with the turquoise necklaces worn nowadays by Princess Astrid of Norway: neither the cluster necklace, of course, which is a wedding gift and has a totally different design, nor the necklace of the turquoise and diamond necklace/bracelets set.
I know that long sautoirs went out of fashion after the Art Déco wave, but it is a pity that this necklace was never seen on the Norwegian royal ladies - except possibly on Queen Maud at the Opera (with the Duchess of York, later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf, later King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden - picture posted by Beth earlier in this thread).
Which leads me to raise a question of which I am sure none of us has the answer. We know that Queen Maud took her jewels with her when she made her annual stay in Britain, and that her jewels were in Britain when she died in London in 1938, and remained there throughout the WW2 years, until after Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953, when they were taken back to Norway. Could it be possible that King Haakon VII or Crown Prince Olav had to sell some of their late wife's/mother's heirlooms during the WW2 years, to find financial resources to pay their expenses in exile? Which would explain why some jewels seen on Queen Maud were never seen later (including, possibly, the City of Paris' sautoir)...
I know, this is very much speculation...
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