The million pound necklace goes on sale in Sussex

The auction estimate is £1 million Credit: Corringe's

Gorringe’s in Sussex have announced the sale of a platinum and diamond necklace, with 17.91 carat diamond drop. The pear-shaped brilliant cut Harry Winston necklace has stones totalling in excess of 70 carats, signed and numbered.

Harry Winston ranks amongst the most rated jewellers in the world. In the 1953 musical film 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' the song 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' includes the spoken interjection “Talk to me Harry Winston, tell me all about it!”

The necklace will be offered for sale on 27 September on the second day of Gorringe's autumn fine sale. The auction estimate is £1,000,000.