Vintage Hattie Carnegie rare bookpiece duette and it's matching earrings are a dazzling set in clear white and emerald green rhinestones! This gorgeous set is being offered for your appreciation and consideration; it is in near mint condition and all original, a collector's dream find! Duettes are such fun and so versatile; a brooch like any other and then there are the clips when separated can be add to the neckline of a tee top, A-line dress or try adding them to a chain to wear as a necklace, add them to the top of a pocket, to a shirt collar or jacket's lapel the possibilities are almost endless so many pieces of jewelry packed into two clips that make into a brooch and WOW wearable art too!!
You will find this set displayed full page on 115 of Georgiana McCall's book, HATTIE CARNEGIE JEWELRY Her Life and Legacy. In her write up, Ms. McCall states " duet " pins in Carnegie Jewelry are extremely rare and highly collectable; she also states that "The sky would be the limit on this pin for a serious collector ". Interesting note: The mark on the book's pictured duette's frame has the copyright logo, indicating it was was produced after 1955; the duette offered here has no copyright logo indicting it is a piece produced prior to 1955.
The dazzling rhinestone's settings are covered with mirror reflecting rhodium plating and the assembled duette measures a quite respectable 2 3/8 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide and 11/16 inch proud. The earrings measure 1 1/4 inches on all three of their sides and both are signed, Carnegie, on their clip backs; the frame of the duette is signed, Hattie Carnegie, in an oval cartouche. This gorgeous, classic and striking Carnegie combo; is the perfect accessory for so many occasions, seasons, events and ensembles! (J8540)
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