Award winning designer, Oscar De La Renta, bella epoch gala brooch and earring set. The setting is a silver (rhodium base) brooch in an elaborate faux grey pearl setting with surrounding rhinestone tendrils. The matching earrings are clip back style. All stones are original and invisible set. Hallmarked: Oscar. Brooch could easily be hung on a sterling or white gold chain as a pendant necklace. Measurement: 2-1/2" W x 2" H. earrings: 1-1/2" L x 0.75" W. All pieces are hallmarked OSCAR.
ABOUT THE DESIGNER:
After apprenticing at Balenciaga in Spain and at Lanvin in Paris, Dominican designer Oscar de la Renta launched his own eponymous line in 1965. His refined, ladylike looks have garnered many awards, including one in 1990 for Lifetime Achievement. In 1998, he launched a successful line of lingerie and his momentum shows no signs of waning with the collections of eye-wear, fragrance, home decor, handbags, and shoes.