Design patent # 156,452 for ear clip finding issued to Frederick W. Moulson, assigned to B. A. Ballou & Co., in 1949
A pear-shaped peach-glass stone is embellished with faux blue moonstones and an aurora borealis round glass stone in these luscious 1950s earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli. The setting is gold-tone metal with clip-backs. These earrings have colors that are just right for spring and summer wear.
This elegant French Art Deco necklace is fashioned from glass baroque pearls and onyx-glass beads hand-wired onto gilt metal panels connected with swags of small onyx-glass beads and faux pearls. The beads on the panels look like flowers. This piece closes with a screw-barrel clasp. This necklace would make a lovely accessory for a bridal, wedding, prom or other special occasion outfit.
These gorgeous 1950s earrings have lapis art glass, pale blue and aurora borealis glass stones, and faux pearls. Notice the gold flecks in the lapis stones, which are present in genuine lapis lazuli. Though unsigned, these earrings feature the characteristics of Schreiner's work: high-quality art glass, elaborate settings, hook-and-eye construction and donut-hole clip-backs. These versatile earrings can be worn with casual, office and evening attire.
These unsigned 1950s earrings with a large sapphire-blue-art-glass stone surrounded with fuchsia glass stones and faux pearls are beautiful. These earrings exhibit typical Schreiner characteristics: stunning art glass, inverted rhinestones, large dog-tooth prongs and donut-hole clip-backs. The combination of blues, fuchsia and white in a silver-tone setting will compliment many outfits, from jeans to dressy attire.
This iconic glass-stone pineapple brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli was done in graduating tones of brown, from pale citrine to deep cognac. (She did the same piece in two other colors: shades of blue and shades of green, but I like this version best.) The leaves have touches of pink. The foil-backed stones are set in a Japanned base metal with a roll-over safety catch.