Rare, vintage vogue with copious amounts of fabulous frivolity added for good measure, this fierce fashion accessory is the perfect avant-garde style companion for those seeking to punctuate their presence with a statement of grand proportion. Our Mary B. Hetz belt is a stunning, handcrafted, hand-beaded piece that is comprised of hundreds of rows of meticulous, individually beaded segments attached to a black leather canvas assuming the form of waist adornment. A visually captivating piscine fashion masterpiece that is sure to have you navigating rough fashion waters, awash in stylistic refuse, with absolute ease.
Designer: Mary B. Hetz.
Origin: California, U.S.A.
Hallmark: Signed 'Mary B. Hetz' and '©1984.'
Dimensions: 2 3/4" height x 36 1/2" length; four holes through which to fasten the belt making it adjustable from between 30" to 33".
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Excerpted from an article written by Nancy Schlesinger for the LA Times online edition featuring an interview with Mary Hetz: "It was the intricacy and beautiful colors of the beads that attracted me from the beginning. They're like tiny, sparkling jewels." Among her most striking (and pricey) designs are the hand-beaded belts that have come to be her trademark--fully beaded belts in the shapes and colors of snakes, parrots, house cats and Dalmatians (...) all of which are popular with the celebrity-socialite set. The hand-beaded animal belts retail for between $500 and $700.
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Item ID: 996440
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