In 1920 her mother Edith took young Norma to New York in search of Mr. Ziegield's Follies but ended up appearing as an extra in several films. When Irving Thalberg joined Louis B Mayer at MGM he offered her a five year contract and made sure Norma got the best of everything, including roles. In 1930 she won the Oscar for Best Actress for THE DIVORCEE and went on to star in other classics such as PRIVATE LIVES, THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET and MARIE ANTOINETTE. In a publicity photo the beautiful Ms. Shearer wore this stunning diamond necklace.
GEM: 18 in. Lavaliere Necklace. 1 rectangle cut .7 ct. cz . with 32 round cut czs.