Christian Dior 1963 Gold Plated Vintage Necklace Detailed with Glass Cabochons

A classic early piece by Christian Dior. This necklace was created in 1963. Made in Germany, it is beautifully constructed and designed. 

Condition Report:

Excellent

 

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£450.00

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The Details...

This stunning necklace is gold plated. The necklace features 19 oval shaped, open back, glass cabochons alternating in colour between black and brown. The cabochons are claw set and within gold plated metal settings that have a rope-like design surrounding the cabochon. The necklace fastens with a box clasp. It is signed - the reverse of the clasp features a plaque stamped with 'Christian Dior Made in Germany 1963' with a copyright symbol.

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A Short History...

Examples of Christian Dior jewellery from the 1950s and 1960s, such as this necklace, are 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 quality of its couture. This necklace was designed and produced in Germany for the house by Henkel and Grosse - renowned for their fine craftsmanship and eye for design. Christian Dior only relied upon the most expert producers to create for his company. With its prestigious heritage, beautiful design, excellent crafting and pristine condition - this necklace is a must have indeed. 

Wear it With...

A classic piece, this necklace works well with any form of style - it would look exceptional with a little black dress, but also works well with a denim shirt. 

  • Designer Christian Dior
  • Colour Black, Brown, Gold
  • Era 1960s
  • Occasion Cocktail and Evening, Smart Casual, The Festive Season, Wedding Guest
  • Trend Mid-Century Chic