In 1973-74, Eisenberg produced a series of enamel jewelry, based on the paintings of various famous artists, including Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Braque, Calder, Vesarely,and Pucci. This necklace and earring set is from that series, probably Miro, based on looking at the styles of the various artists. The necklace is black enamel with a metal curve holding the creamy disk with the design done in black. The earrings are a comma shape, with a different Miro design.
Measurements: The necklace approximately 15 inches long with a natural curve to the metal bar in the middle. The pendant is 1 1/8 inch in diameter. Each earrings is 1/2 wide by 3/4 tall.
Condition: The necklace and earrings are in very good "normal vintage" condition. Eisenberg ads for these series emphasized the number of layers of enamel used, and it shows in the durability of the pieces. Please use the zoom feature to review each photograph carefully, as they are an important part of the description.
Marks: The back of the pendant and each earring "Eisenberg©" The various artist series were featured in magazine ads at the time, and the artist series is highlighted and photographs shown in various costume jewelry research books. Julia C. Carroll, in "Costume Jewelry 101" recommends collecting the Eisenberg enamel series and notes that "the prices of vintage Eisenberg enameled pieces are rising rapidly."
Item ID: ESBG10