Onyx & Silver Leaves 1950s Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli
1 3/8" x 1"
"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
Each of these classic 1950s ear clips by Elsa Schiaparelli features two faceted, oval onyx-glass stones nestled in a trio of curled, textured, silver-tone leaves. Designed with one of her favorite motifs (leaves), this pair is so well-made that even the backs are textured. As was the custom in the 1950s, the earrings face each other, so they will frame your face to perfection. The matching necklace is available – scroll down to see it.
Vintage Necklaces, 1950s Jewelry, Elsa Schiaparelli JewelryEach section of this Schiaparelli necklace from the 1950s features a pair of curled, textured, silver-tone leaves revealing a faceted, oval onyx-glass stone. Leaves were one of her favorite motifs, and this piece aptly illustrates how well she designed them. Even the backs are textured. This necklace, with its detailed, decorative chain, closes with an adjustable-hook and ornamental tail. A graceful and stunning piece by an outstanding maker! The matching earrings are also available — scroll down to see them.$ 295