Classic, quintessential 1980's CHANEL, FRANCE Mabe pearl and crystal button clip earrings. Features a gallery-set imitation pearl center within a textured, quilted gold frame accented with multi-faceted diamond-shaped clear crystals. Textured gold-plated base metal.
Measure 1 1/8" in diameter.
Both earrings are marked '©CHANEL®, MADE IN FRANCE and mirrored 'CC' signature. Circa 1980's.
Very good vintage condition. One earring has a fleabite to the pearl nacre.
Fashion designer Coco Chanel, born August 19, 1883, in Saumur, France, is famous for her timeless designs, trademark suits, and little black dresses. Chanel was raised in an orphanages and taught to sew. She had a brief career as a singer before opening her first clothes shop in 1910. In the 1920s, she launched her first perfume and introduced the Chanel suit and the little black dress. Coco Chanel created timeless designs that are still popular today. She herself became a much revered style icon known for her simple yet sophisticated outfits paired with great accessories, such as several strands of pearls. As Chanel once said,"luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury."
CHANEL France Imitation Mabe Pearl and Crystals 'Quilted' Clip Earrings