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Pearl & Sapphire Bead French 1950s Earrings by Louis Rousselet (Unsigned)

Pearl & Sapphire Bead French 1950s Earrings by Louis Rousselet (Unsigned)

USD$150.00

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Maker

Louis Rousselet

Size

1" diameter

Condition

Very Good (the earrings are not symmetrical, but keep in mind that they were hand made)

Date

1950s

Marks

"FRANCE"

White glass pearl petals are embellished with tiny pale-blue-glass pearls and sapphire-blue-blown-glass beads in these elegant French 1950s earrings. Though unsigned, the mountings of concentric circles, the style of ear clips and the quality of the beads are unmistakable signs of Louis Rousselet’s hand. These earrings would look lovely withfor daytime, evening or bridal/wedding/prom wear. I have additional pieces by this outstanding maker — scroll down to see them.

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