Roger Scemama 1950s Vintage Necklace and Earrings Set

This beautiful parure would make a stunning addition to any wardrobe. It was created in France by Roger Scemama in the 1950s. 

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This marvellous parure comprises of earrings and a necklace.The necklace features claw set and multi-faceted round clear rhinestones surrounded by a gilt metal coil design. These stones are arranged in a festoon necklace style. The necklace is adjustable in length, fastening with a hook through an open-link chain detailed with small, round clear rhinestones. The earrings are individual clear rhinestones featuring the same coil surround. They are set in silver and fasten using a screw-back mechanism. The pieces are unsigned, like all of Roger Scemama's designs. But they bear all the hallmarks and quality of his work. The earrings measure 1.25cm in diameter and the necklace is 37cm in length. To learn more about Roger Scemama jewellery, visit our 'Designers' page. 

A Short History...

Alongside Roger Jean Pierre, another Roger, Roger Scemama, was also one of the most renowned 'paruriers' of his time. The 'paruriers', who particularly enjoyed a heyday after the Second World War, created costume jewellery and accessories to adorn and enhance the work of the couturiers. Roger Scemama produced jewellery for a number of couture designers, but in the 1950s he created works largely for Balenciaga and Givenchy. This set was most likely created for one of these couturiers. He was renowned for the highly obvious claw setting of his stones and also his opulent and baroque gilt metal designs. Both of these hallmarks can be seen in this parure - your chance to own a real piece of fashion history. 

Wear it With...

A beautiful parure for a wedding guest, mother of the bride or bride. You can cherish and enjoy these pieces for years to come, as a memento of a special day. The wonder of a parure is the number of styling options available - you can wear both the earrings and brooch together or, if too much for your look for the day, wear them individually.