He tilted his head a bit and studied the necklace, then took a step back to give Daphne a more appraising look, taking in the effect as a whole. One thing Nikolas had always been grateful for, even in the days when the idea of having to marry Daphne was at its most odious, was that she was a very, very beautiful girl. Regardless of whether he had always liked her or not, it was one thing he'd been aware of from the start of this years ago. As the years had gone on Nikolas felt much more at ease acknowledging it.
"Definitely not something your mother would wear. It's tasteful," he said with a grin. Reaching over, he turned one of the stones a bit so that it caught the light better. "It suits you, I think. Looks much better on you than it did on display."