Description: Now this is why it is said that Alfred Philippe’s designs mimic fine jewels…This beauty looks like the real deal.
Designed by Alfred Philippe, possibly late 40’s early 50’s (due to absence of copyright symbol in the hallmark).
Double strands of creamy white faux pearls measuring 8mm, terminating in the back with an ornate double-sided clasp embellished with crystal and sapphire blue navette rhinestones, and crystal chaton rhinestones, and tipped with a crystal baguette. Back of clasp is hallmarked “Trifari” with crown above the “T”.
At front, is a stunning fixed rhodium-plated double drop pendant featuring a large faceted sapphire glass oval in the top portion and a teardrop faceted sapphire glass stone in the bottom dangle portion of the pendant. Both portions of the pendant are trimmed with crystal navettes and a chaton at the way bottom.
Designer/Makers Marks, Hallmarks, Tags:
Trifari with the Crown above the “T”
21 1/2” Fx Pearl strands, Fixed Drop Pendant measures almost 3” L x 1 1/4” W (top portion)
Gorgeous!! Few rhinestone appear to be darkening, easy fix. Sapphire glass stones chip free. Pearls look very good, just could use a good cleaning. Plating fabulous.
Vtg Philippe TRIFARI Dbl Strand Fx Pearl NECKLACE Sapphire Rhinestone Drop Pendant