Beautiful Donald Stannard stylized hoop earrings encrusted with a multitude of bright clear crystals and oval shiny black glass cabochons in gold plated frames and setting. Excellent condition! The clips are marked Pat 2733491 from 1956 for the clasp finding; the earrings are each marked Donald Stannard. 1" high and 1" long. Very classy pair of earrings from a well known designer.
Donald Stannard's pieces are becoming hard to find vintage treasures. Prior to opening his own company Donald Stannard was an assistant to Kenneth J. Lane from 1968- 1972. His solo career began in 1972 and he gained steam when he was mentioned in Vogue. After that he became known for his designs being used in Broadway plays, daytime soap operas and other TV shows such as Dynasty, Hollywood movies, and being worn by the rich and famous. The list of celebs that have worn his jewelry is a long one. In 2000 he started exclusively designing on commission for the wealthy or famous and the designs were not available to the public. He passed in 2006 and his designs have become highly sought after.
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