Amethyst 1940s Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli
1" x 3/4"
Excellent (minor wear on backs)
"Schiaparelli" (in script) and "PAT 156452"
Design patent D156,452 for ear clip issued to Frederick W. Moulson, assigned to B. A. Ballou & Co., in 1949
These classic and classy emerald-cut, amethyst-glass late-1940s ear clips by Elsa Schiaparelli are really hard to photograph. The stones are open back (without any green, as the photos may suggest) in a silver-tone setting. The actual color is a deep amethyst. I have a faux pearl bracelet with a similar clasp, also by Schiaparelli, which I will include with this purchase. (The clasp of the bracelet is lovely, but the quality of the pearls is disappointing and the strands need re-stringing – hence, the no-cost offer.)