Collectable Jewellery

Chanel Faux Baroque Pearl and Gripoix Glass Flower Necklace 1987

$2,424.42

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  • Details
    As rare as hens teeth, this is is genuine 1987 chanel faux pearl baroque pearl necklace with a poured glass blue flower pendant made by Maison Gripoix, which has a tear drop faux pearl attached to it which is hangs from a pale pink poured glass pod at its top. The flower is slightly curved with a large rhinestone at its centre and sits perfectly at the base of the neck.
    The necklace has a Chanel signature label attached with the CC's and the date for which season the necklace was made.

    The necklace measures 17 inches and the drop is just shy of 3 inches.

    The necklace is sold in perfect condition. with no damage to the pearls and no chips to the glass flower. This is a genuine and rare necklace, so grab it as they are really hard to find!

    Chanel a brief history of Costume Jewelry

    The first person to reproduce Chanel jewelry may have been Coco Chanel, who made costume copies of her finer stuff by substituting gold for gold-plated metal, diamonds for paste, and glass for pearls, so that, as she put it, "women can wear fortunes that cost nothing." As with her clothing, which was of its time at the height of the Art Deco era without being particularly beholden to that era's geometric and machined style, Chanel's earliest costume jewelry could be lyrical and fanciful—how else to describe brooches in the shape of green tree frogs, their lead bodies coloured with enamel, their webbed feet packed with paste, or airy pins supporting sprays of pâte de verre flowers.

    Products that were unique to the Chanel costume line included "poured" glass pieces manufactured for Chanel by Maison Gripoix, although coloured glass also figured prominently in Chanel costume jewelry manufactured before and after World War II—Chanel closed her Paris business in 1939, and did not reopen it until 1954 when she was 71. So, while some of the vintage pins from the 1930s and 1950s were made of poured glass, others simply used coloured glass stones that were cut and polished to fit their gilt-metal settings. As for the overall shapes of these pins, they ranged from abstract to floral, although one of Chanel's most famous motifs was the familiar Maltese Cross. By the 1960s, Chanel costume jewelry reflected the designer's enthusiasm for ancient art styles, from Byzantine necklaces to Anglo Saxon belt buckles.
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