Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling
Marked: Pin unsigned; Schiaparelli, Pat 156452 (on earring clips)
Reference: Patent is for clip mechanism, dated 1949. N. Schiffer, Rhinestones!, p. 24, pictured. Advertised in Vogue, 15 September 1957, as 'La Langouste'; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. Our thanks to Barbara Schwartz for the reference and the advert.
Condition: Very good; old pin repair on the back; wear to plating on back and sides of earrings
Size: 3.5" x 1.6"
Price: US$595 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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