Van Dell began producing high quality jewelry in Providence in 1939. Often floral and foliage themes dominate designs fabricated in gold fill or sterling. The company was purchased by Colibri of London in 1998.
The gold filled necklace and earring set presented, circa 1960s, features stylized foliage sprays in satin finish (matte) and shiny. Brilliant emerald green oval rhinestones accent each of the necklace's five links. The decorative center is suspended with bilateral cable link chains secured by a spring ring clasp. Matching screw back earrings consist of a single spray and oval green rhinestone.
The necklace is a fixed approximate 15 1/2 inches. Decorative center spans about 6 inches x 1/2 inch wide. Earrings are 7/8 inch x 1/2 inch. Oval green rhinestones are 8 millimeters. Weight of the necklace and earrings set is approximately 14 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones intact retaining color and brilliant. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. All gold fill intact, fronts and backs. All links secure and aligned. No dents or improper bends to gold fill metal components. Necklace clasp and earring screw backs strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of the necklace and each earring screw head signed: "Van Dell" and 1/20-12K G.F.". Circa 1960s.
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Van Dell Gold Filled Rhinestone Necklace Earrings Demi Parure Set