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Amethyst 1940s Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli

Amethyst 1940s Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli

USD$150.00

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Maker

Elsa Schiaparelli

Size

1" x 3/4"

Condition

Excellent (minor pealing of silver plating)

Date

c. 1949

Marks

"Schiaparelli" in script and "PAT 156452"

Reference

Design patent D156,452 for ear clip finding issued to Frederick W. Moulson, assigned to B. A. Ballou & Co., in 1949

These classic and classy emerald-cut, amethyst glass late-1940s earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli are Retro Modern in design but 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. These earrings are clip-backs.  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.)

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