Robert de Mario trained with Miriam Haskell and then began his own venture in 1945. He was well known for intricate work, glass beads, and beautiful faux pearls. Here is a yummy, glowing faux pearl necklace, and matching screw back earrings.
The necklace is 16 in long, with the drop adding another 1 and 1/2 in to the length. It is composed of creamy, approximately 8-9 mm faux pearls. They are hand knotted, a rarity even in high end costume jewelry. The necklace has a beautiful, round, gold tone filigree, pressure box clasp. Suspended from same, via a bale and hook, is a tear drop shaped faux pearl. It is collared in a white rhinestone roundel, topped with a glass bead "ruby". The bottom of it is embellished with a filigree cap.
The reverse of the clasp is inscribed Robert deMario, N.Y.C. This set hails from the late 1940's to the mid-1950's. The set is completed with screw back earrings, which are a smaller replica of the tear drop faux pearl and faux "ruby". The top portion holds a round, faux pearl, and the tear drop lavalier hangs down 1in below the bale and hook.
This set is classic elegance defined. The company was in business for a little more than 20 years, hence there was not a high production. As such, deMario pieces are highly sought after and difficult to find-so do not miss your chance!
Signed Robert deMario Faux Pearl Necklace and Earrings
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