Great costume at it's unapologetic best. Big midnight blue rhinestone ovals are juxtaposed with chatons, cradled in deep silver tone baskets and dog tooth prong set in this '50s-'60s vintage necklace and earrings demi. Aurora borealis chatons accent while necklace chain and earring crescent rhinestones twinkle in ice blue. Everything you're looking for in vintage costume. The glitter. The glamour. The glory.
The set includes the necklace, adjustable to about 15 1/4 inches with hook closure. Decorative center spans approximately 5 1/4 inches x 1 3/16 inches at it's widest point. Profile or height is 3/8 inch. Clip, climber style earrings are about 1 3/8 inches x 7/8 inch. Oval stones (in both pieces) are approximately 18 millimeters x 13 millimeters; large chatons, about 15 millimeters. Weight of the necklace and earrings set is 54 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All rhinestones intact and sparkly with great color retention. Stones secure with all prongs present. No dents or improper bends to metal. Silver tone finish intact, fronts and backs. All soldering secure. Extremely clean. Light wear to ice blue rhinestones only. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The demi is one of the ubiquitous unsigned beauties of the golden age of costume jewelry. Circa 1950s-1960s.
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