French clip earrings, circa 1980s, from Rossi Bijoux, fashioned of gilt metal (sometimes referred to as bronze dore) begin with a rigid, smooth top knocker, swept up at bottom in a domed, center textured, shield style overlay set with graduated topaz colored cabochon beads. French flourish and fanfare from hard to find Rossi Bijoux.
The earrings measure approximately 1 7/16 inches x 1 1/4 inches with a maximum 7/16 inch profile or height. Largest topaz colored cabs are about 4 millimeters. Weight of the earrings pair is approximately 20 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. Golden plating (gilt finish) intact, front and back. Very slight surface abrasions on reverse only. No dents, improper bends, crush or collapse to metal. Cabochon beads intact, retaining color and luster. Earring clips strong and secure. Extremely clean. No repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of each earring body is signed in cursive "Rossi"; within a rectangular cartouche in a mix of block and lower cased: "Bijoux"; and in block caps: "MADE IN FRANCE". Circa 1980s.
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Rossi Bijoux France Dore Earrings