Monet 1980s Gold Plated Plait Design Vintage Statement Necklace

This lovely example of 1980s gold tone styling is by Monet - a classic design from a classic costume jewellery designer. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - Minor rubbing to the surface of one plastic cabochon. This is only visible upon very close inspection and does not detract from the overall appeal of the piece. 

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The Details...

This gold plated necklace features an openlink chain at the centre of which is a gold plated plait design detailed with 5 oval cream plastic cabochons.  The necklace fastens with a hook, which can be hooked over the full length of the chain meaning the necklace can be worn at many lengths. The necklace is signed - 'Monet' is stamped onto the reverse of the central panel. The maximum length of the necklace is 45cm. This necklace also comes with it's original box. To learn more about Monet jewellery, visit our 'Designers' section.

A Short History...

This necklace is emblematic of the of the craze for gold tone pieces that perpetuated throughout the Eighties. Monet's 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 this piece, as they stare powerfully from a double-page spread wearing sharp shouldered suits.

Wear it With...

Contrast the gold tones in this necklace with a soft grey jersey or knit. 

  • Designer Monet
  • Colour Cream, Gold
  • Era 1980s
  • Occasion Work, Wedding Guest, Smart Casual, Cocktail and Evening
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