Givenchy 1980s Gold Plated, Cream Enamel Vintage Collar Necklace

This stylish necklace was made in the 1980s by Givenchy.

Condition Report:

Very Good - A small chip to the gold plating on one panel on the reverse of the necklace and a small amount of rubbing to the plating on the necklace hinges. These signs of wear are only visible upon close inspection and do not detract from the appeal of the piece. 

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The Details...

This gold plated, collar necklace features four lozenge shaped panels detailed with a cream enamel around its centre. The necklace is signed - the reverse of the necklace features an oval shaped panel, stamped with 'GIVENCHY' and the necklace fastening clasp is detailed with two 'G's. The necklace fastens with a fold-over clasp. The necklace measures 12cm in diameter. To learn more about Givenchy jewellery, visit our 'Designers' section. 

A Short History...

1980s style can be effectively explained by the term 'power dressing'. Womenswear was tailored to challenge notions of who was 'boss' and costume jewellery was created to reflect fashion that showed control. Pieces, such as this necklace, were bold and flashy. Adornment in the eighties was a vocabulary for saying 'I'm in charge'. 

Wear it With...

Pair this necklace with chunky knitwear and biker boots. 

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