Cartier on Newbury hosts a holiday soiree

The Cartier Boutique on Newbury Street hosted its annual Holiday Cocktail Party on December 9th. Wearing the Naiade diamond necklace, $228,000, was Melina Alvarez of Boston. (Roger Farrington)
The Cartier Boutique on Newbury Street hosted its annual Holiday Cocktail Party on December 9th. Wearing the Naiade diamond necklace, $228,000, was Melina Alvarez of Boston. (Roger Farrington)

This is the face one makes when one is wearing a $228,000 necklace at the holiday party at the Cartier Boutique on Newbury Street. Melina Alvarez was the lucky guest who got to wear the Naiade diamond necklace at the Monday-night event, which drew about 100 people including Fabien Fieschi , the consul general of France in Boston, and Boston Ballet trustees Cedric Tonello and Frank and Eleanor Pao.

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