The House of Dior is immortalized in numerous research and reference books. A few of it's many talented associates included Maison Gripoix, Robert Goossens, Yves St. Laurent, Henry Schreiner, Mitchell Maer, Roger Scemama, Kramer of New York and the likely maker of this bracelet, Henkel and Grosse. Pioneer of the "New Look", Christian Dior remains one of the most sought after designer names in the industry. His vintage jewelry, particularly pieces dated and / or signed "Germany" are especially desirable and collectible.
The bracelet pictured, circa 1960s-1970s, in silver tone, features four rows of brilliant clear rhinestones -- two end rows of marquise cuts and two center rows of chatons. (The bracelet is arranged for the photograph. In reality it's fully articulated construction conforms to your wrist shape.) All stones are prong set for security and linked with T bars for fit and flexibility. Clasp is push in box type. Premium quality and presentation. Vintage Dior at it's finest.
The bracelet measures about 7 1/2 inches long x 5/8 inch wide. Marquises are approximately 6 millimeters x 3 millimeters. Chatons are about 3 millimeters. Weight of the bracelet is about 24 grams.
Condition is excellent / pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones remain uniformly clear (white) and brilliant. There are no dark, cloudy, gray, yellow or dead stones. No chipped, cracked or broken stones. All silver tone finish intact, front and back. All soldering neat and secure. Bracelet retains superb flexibility. No improper bends or kinks. Clasp strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Pristine vintage.
Bracelet is signed on reverse of clasp within it's distinctive cartouche: "Chr. Dior" "GERMANY". Copyright symbol above. It dates to circa 1960s-1970s.
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