We insist on crafting every piece of jewelry by hand...it must first pass from hand to hand through a long a rigorous process…featuring brilliant Austrian crystals..each piece in the collection is hand polished front and back” – from 1990’s Swarovski Company flyer.
From my personal collection- The Swarovski Company had launched their costume jewelry line in the 1977, Sometime in mid 1980’s, I spotted the magnificent and rare earrings, offered here, in a jewelry showcase at Bloomingdale’s, New York City. I purchased the pair along with another pair of teal blue crystals earrings of identical design.
These brilliant, timeless and elegant earrings should be a staple of any wardrobe since they are suitable for most of tastes. A stunning red square, brilliantly faceted, bezel set, crystal cabochon, dominates the design and is surrounded by luminous round clear crystals. The clear crystals are set in rhodium plated prongs and framed on both sides by two 18 KT premium gold plated metal rings which also hold, back and front, the huge blood red rounded crystal . The earrings’ base and clips bear the designer mark: D.S.Co.
You are invited to visit and enjoy our store for more beautiful selections from the Swarovski designs, including perfectly matching red crystals Sautoire as well as other vintage designs in our collection. THANK YOU FOR BROWSING!
DIMENSIONS: Earrings: 7/8” x 7/8”. Red Square Crystal: 5/8” x 5/8”
MATERIALS: Premier 18KT gold-plate metal, rhodium-plate metal. Swarovski clear round faceted crystals, 2 large square faceted red crystals.
Vintage and Condition: Purchased in mid 1980’s, the earrings were sparingly worn and, for the last 25 years, were stored in a lined drawer of my jewelry armoire. They are in an excellent vintage condition, with no damage to the crystals, none missing, and no metal wear. They will be shipped with new protective ear cushions , in an elegant jewelry gift box.
About Swarovski Jewelry Designs: The world renown Swarovski company, founded in Northern Bohemia in 1862 by Daniel Swarovski, became pioneers in manufacturing lead content crystals of highest quality and unparalleled brilliance and clarity, including hand cut rhinestones. They are famous for pioneering innovating techniques in crystal cutting. Eventually, in 1895m the company moved to Austria where it is headquartered until the present day. In 1977, The Swarovski company had introduced their costume jewelry line which was signed from 1977-1989 with a number of different marks, including the sign of the Edelweiss flower, SAL, D.S.Co and Savvy. In the 1980's Swarovski introduced their Daniel Swarovski Couture jewelry line. The quality and beauty of their designs is superb and their jewelry is highly desirable.
The symbol of the Swan, introduced in 1989, is now the official mark of all of the Swarovski's designs, both the crystal ware, crystal figurines and their costume jewelry. Their fine jewelry line was introduced in 2014 featuring their hand-cut crystals set in 18KT gold.
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