Charel, perhaps best known for it's wonderful thermoset Art Moderne and Mid Century Modern designs began producing jewels in the '40s with production ceasing circa 1970s. The moon glow plastic color inserts came in a wide range of sizes and shapes with the best pieces plated in a creamy rhodium like silver tone finish.
The necklace and earring set presented, circa 1950s-1960s features thermoset cylinders in slate blue moonglow. The necklace is comprised of rhodium like silvery links, each with triple offset inserts. Matching convex clip earrings are stepped with five cylinder inserts.
The necklace is adjustable to about 16 1/4 inches with charmed extension chain and hook closure. Decorative span is about 10 1/4 inches x 5/8 inch with a 3/8 profile or thickness. Clip earrings are approximately 1 inch x 11/16 inch. Cylinder inserts are about 15 millimeters x 5 millimeters. Weight of the necklace and earrings set is a hefty 86 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All thermoset inserts intact retaining color and phosphorescent glow. (Please note that your color assignment may differ from ours.) All necklace links secure and aligned. Necklace chain links and hook closure strong and secure. Earring clips tight. All rhodium like finish intact, fronts and backs. Extremely clean. No damage / No repairs. Minimal wear. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of link nearest hook end signed: "CHAREL" preceded by copyright symbol. Each original earring clip signed: "CHAREL". Circa 1950s-1960s.
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Charel Moonglow Thermoset Necklace Earrings Demi Parure Set