Everything's coming up roses with Whiting & Davis' beveled amethyst colored glass with golden intaglio stemmed rose impressions. The pendant necklace and earrings set, circa 1960s-1970s feature boldly scrolled thick gold tone frames supporting purple glass ovals, each impressed with a pair of detailed golden roses, complete with stems and leaves. The pendant is suspended on it's original multi link chain necklace. The earrings are clip back.
Known for it's painted porcelain, cameo, intaglio and elaborate metalwork jewelry, Whiting & Davis is perhaps most noted for it's mesh creations. Production for non mesh jewelry ceased in 1980 and for all types in the early 1990s.
The necklace is a wearable, fixed approximate 24 inches long with spring ring clasp. The pendant, including framework and jump ring drop an additional 2 1/4 inches. The pendant proper is about 2 1/8 inches x 1 1/4 inches with a 3/8 inch thickness. Pendant glass oval is 40 millimeters x 29 millimeters. Earrings are approximately 1 1/8 inches x 7/8 inch. Earrings glass ovals are 25 millimeters x 18 millimeters. Weight of the necklace and earrings set is 72 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All glass ovals free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. All rose intaglios retain "golden leaf" treatment. Metal work and chain retain gold tone finishes, fronts and backs. Gold tone wear to earring clips only. Necklace spring ring clasp and earring clips strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Each original earring clip signed: "WHITING & DAVIS CO." Necklace chain retains it's original oblong metal hang tag signed: "WHITING DAVIS". Circa 1960s-1970s.
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Whiting & Davis Art Glass Intaglio Pendant Necklace Earrings Set