Mills Family Gallery

Cartier necklace commissioned by D.O. Mills’ Granddaughter

Cartier necklace commissioned by D.O. Mills' Granddaughter

Cartier necklace commissioned by D.O. Mills’ Granddaughter

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Cartier London, special order, 1932
Platinum, round old- and rose-cut diamonds, one cushion-shaped polished 143.23 carat emerald Necklace made using stones belonging to the client. Sold to Lady Granard.

Lady Granard (born Beatrice Mills), was the daughter of the American financier and philanthropist Ogden Mills. She married the eighth Earl Granard in 1909. As a regular client of Cartier London, she was particularly fond of kokoshnik tiaras, ordering three between 1922 and 1937. Height at centre 8.80 cm

Image courtesy: Nick Welsh, Cartier Collection © Cartier

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