Chanel 1980s Matelassé Design Gold Plated Vintage Brooch

This stylish brooch was created by Chanel in the 1980s.

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The Details...

This gold plated brooch features three diamond shaped panels detailed with the famous Chanel Matelass√© design. It fastens with a traditional safety clasp and the fastening pin is attached to the reverse of the brooch with a round hinge. The brooch measures 7.5cm x 3.5cm. The brooch is signed - the reverse features an oval shaped, gold-plated cartouche stamped with 'CHANEL', 'MADE IN FRANCE', a copyright symbol and the Chanel logo. The reverse of the brooch is also stamped with an authentication code at its base. The brooch comes with its original Chanel box too. 

A Short History...

Created in 1955, the house of Chanel's iconic 2.55 handbag features a quilted pattern using stitched rhombuses that is known as the Matelass√© design. Since its creation by Coco Chanel the Matelass√© has been incorporated into so many items produced by the brand in various guises. Here, the rhombus quilting is a stylish design detail on a brooch. 

Wear it With...

Pin this brooch to your favourite black blazer for a classic designer update.   

  • Designer Chanel
  • Colour Gold
  • Era 1980s
  • Occasion Smart Casual, The Festive Season, Everyday, Cocktail and Evening, Work, Wedding Guest
  • Trend Power, Logo Mania