Alfred Philippe, Trifari's head designer, designed these delicious pieces. The necklace was patented in 1953. However this set pre dates 1953, as pieces are all marked TRIFARI PAT PEND in block letters. Even the shepherds hook is marked. This mark was used from 1932 to 1954. This marking makes this set more desirable and valuable to collectors than Jewelry with other Trifari marks. Sets are highly collectible and very hard to come by.
Deep sapphire blue stones are done in shapes of Navettes, and chatons in several sizes. Crystal clear rhinestone chatons frame the blue stones. Both the earrings and necklace also have sparkling baguette rhinestones. This is an exceptional set in exceptional condition. All stones are radiant and sparkling. NO discolorations.
Necklace measures 16-1/4" END TO END. Center is 2-3/8" across. Earrings are a smidge under 1" x 3/4".
Set is done in sparkling silver tone and is rhodium plated. Flexible snake style chain features a shiny finishing ball at one end.