1960s Italian Yellow and Clear Glass Bead Statement Vintage Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings Set

This dramatic and stylish set was most created in Italy. The pieces date from the 1960s.

Condition Report:

Very Good - Some darkening to the metal reverse of the necklace. This is only visible on close inspection and is not apparent when worn.

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£190.00

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The Details...

This necklace, bracelet and clip on earrings set features yellow and clear, faceted, glass beads in round, bicone and oval shapes. On each piece, the beads are hand-wired to gilt metal filigree panels to form clusters and a cascading effect. The bracelet and necklace feature multiple strands of beads. Both the necklace and bracelet fasten with decorative, gold tone lobster clasps. The necklace measures around 47cm in length, with its central panel around 6cm x 6cm. The bracelet measures 18cm in length, with its central panel 6cm x 6cm. The earrings are 4cm x 2cm. 

A Short History...

This set was made in Italy during the 1960s. This is because Italian mid-centrury jewellery design is typified by elaborate beadwork pieces. Accessory designers from the country, such as the famed Coppola e Toppo, specialised in ornate and statement glass bead jewels similar to this set. 

Wear it With...

The yellow tones in this set look sensational with floral prints.