Van Cleef Retro Tubogas Necklace

Gold, Ruby and Diamond Snake Link Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels. Made in France, circa 1950. 18 kt., centering a curved polished panel accented by 6 round diamonds approximately .40 ct., and 6 round rubies, completed by a snake link necklace, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 9544, circa 1940, approximately 47 dwts. Length 15 5/16 inches, slightly adjustable. Diamonds: G-H-VS-SI.