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Brown & Golden Topaz Pendant Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli

Brown & Golden Topaz Pendant Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli

$ 185

Additional information

Maker

Elsa Schiaparelli

Size

2 1/4" x 1"

Condition

Excellent (see description)

Date

Early-1950s

Marks

"PAT 2583988"

Reference

Utility patent # 2,583,988 (for earring clasp) issued to Frederick A. Ballou, Jr. & Rogers T. Stafford in 1952 (application filed in 1949)

These brown and gold topaz earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli feature multiple stones in a gold-tone setting. At the top, a large, faceted, round golden-topaz-glass stone is positioned to adorn your earlobe. This stone is linked to a smaller, faceted, round brown-topaz-glass stone, which is connected to the setting of the pendant. This focal point – the pendant – is a large, faceted, open-back, brown-topaz-glass stone in an ornate setting. Its top is crowned with diamanté; the bottom rests on a scroll accented with another brown topaz. Please note that the dark striations in the large stones shown by my camera are not visible when the earrings are worn. Though not signed with the maker’s name, these ear clips are marked with the utility patent for one type of finding Schiaparelli used. The design of these pendants is undoubtedly hers – scroll down to see the matching signed bracelet. Both are perfect for those who look best in warm colors.

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