Christian Dior 1960 Rhinestone and Glass Vintage Brooch

This beautiful brooch was created by Christian Dior in 1960. Wonderfully, it comes complete with its original packaging. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - A couple of tiny scratches to the surface of a couple of beads. These marks are barely visible due to the fact that the beads move when the brooch is worn. The original box is also aged on its exterior. 

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The Details...

This copper tone metal brooch is hand wired with square cut, claw set, topaz coloured rhinestones and also round and lozenge shaped glass beads in a transparent champagne colour and a matte bronze colour. Some of the beads are linked together and suspended from each other so that they shake a little when the wearer moves. The brooch has a round safety catch fastening and and the pin is fitted to the brooch with a round hinge. It is signed. The the reverse of the brooch features a panel engraved with 'Christian Dior', a copyright symbol and the date '1960'. The brooch comes in its original box, complete with its original satin pillow. To learn more about Christian Dior jewellery, please visit our 'Designers' section. 

A Short History...

Examples of Christian Dior jewellery from the 1960s, such as this brooch, are highly collectable. This is particularly because they are often dated with the exact year of their manufacture - a rare treat for costume jewellery enthusiasts. In the case of this piece, the year of its creation was 1960 and this can clearly be seen. Dior's jewellery from the 1960s is also highly collectable because of the bold, stylised and elegant designs highly reminiscent of the era and the House's fashions. Christian Dior jewellery from the period is also of outstanding quality because the man himself insisted upon the house's accessories emulating the prestige of its couture. With its great heritage, beautiful design, excellent crafting and lovely condition - this brooch is a rare, must have indeed. 

Wear it With...

Brooches are an exceptionally simple way to add instant vintage styling to any look and interest to plain materials. Pin this piece onto a hat, lapel, collar, cuff, scarf, sleeve, waistline or bag - wear alone or with a selection. 

  • Designer Christian Dior
  • Colour Copper, Champagne, Brown, Bronze, Amber
  • Era 1960s
  • Occasion Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Cocktail and Evening
  • Trend Mid-Century Chic