D & E book pieces, seen in Katerina Musetti's "The Art of Juliana Jewelry" in alternate colors, are offered here in dreamy dove gray unfoiled and open backed marquise art glass stones, sultry, smoky quartz chaton rhinestones and shimmering, champagne aurora borealis rhinestones. Set in silver tone with all the construction characteristics of DeLizza & Elster's work, the three piece parure, including five link bracelet, circular brooch and climber clip on earrings, hails from the 1960s. Never a "lightweight", D & E created jewels that were meant for the spotlight. It's smoke and champagne set brings out the star in all of us.
The bracelet measures approximately 7 1/2 inches long with original "arrow" embossed fold over clasp and detachable safety chain. Width is an astounding 1 3/8 inches with a 7/16 inch profile or height. The round, slightly domed brooch is about 2 1/2 inches across with a 1/2 inch profile. Matching clip earrings are approximately 1 3/4 inches x 15/16 inch at their widest point. In all pieces, large, faceted marquise art glass stones are about 18 millimeters x 9 millimeters. Largest ab chatons are approximately 11 millimeters. Weight of the three piece set is about 124 grams.
Condition is excellent / pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All art glass stones free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. One of the gray art glass stones in the brooch has a tiny indentation from the original molding process. All rhinestones intact, retaining aurora borealis finish and spectacular color play and brilliance. All silver tone finishes intact, fronts and backs. Bracelet clasp, safety chain, pin mechanism, and earring clips strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Presents as created. Pristine vintage.
As we know, DeLizza & Elster did not mark it's actual jewelry pieces. The set offered is a referenced D & E creation and is guaranteed as such.
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