Chanel 1980s Vintage Coco Earrings

These fabulous earrings embody the glamour and whimsy of Chanel. They were created in the 1980s and are clip on. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - Some minor wear to the gold plating. This is consistent with age and use and does not detract from the overall appeal of the piece. 

 

For more information about these earrings, read below...

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£295.00

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The Details...

In a typical Chanel styling, these gold plated metal earrings feature a circular panel embossed with the silouette of Coco Chanel herself wearing her hallmark hat, suit and jewellery. Around the outer edge of the earrings 'CHANEL' is stamped 3 times. The earrings are signed - each one features a panel on the reverse stamped with 'CHANEL', 'MADE IN FRANCE', the interlocking 'C' logo and copyright symbols. These earrings measure 3cm in diameter. 

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All of our clip earrings are provided with removable pads for extra comfort.

A Short History...

These earrings are emblematic of the of the craze for gold tone, large scale pieces that perpetuated throughout the Eighties. They were most likely created by Victoire de Castellane, who was particularly famed for designing midas touched jewellery for the house of Chanel. Her bold creations sprung forth from the pages of Vogue on the likes of Linda Evangelista and Naomi Campbell. It is easy to imagine such supermodels wearing these Chanel earrings, as they stare powerfully from a magazine spread wearing leather and sharp shoulders. Whilst adhering to the quintessentially Eighties taste for gold, De Castellane was also known for staying true to the heritage of Chanel too. Wherever it was complimentary, she would include Coco's favourite material of pearls, the houses' famed Gripoix glass, Camelia-like designs or the whimsical touches, that Karl Largerfeld and Coco adored. 

Wear it With...

Wear these earrings with a Chanel style tweed blazer, jeans and high tops for day. 

  • Designer Chanel
  • Colour Gold
  • Era 1980s
  • Occasion Cocktail and Evening, Smart Casual, The Festive Season, Wedding Guest
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