Some of the most strikingly beautiful work we've seen from Joseph Wiesner of New York. The set is uncharacteristically bold with a monumental, architectural setting comprised of a pitched zigzag of gorgeous lilac / lavender emerald and baguette cut rhinestones seamed with rows of violet chaton rhinestones. Wiesner's rhodium plated, fully articulated bracelet and clip earrings set, circa 1950s, could have easily graced a top model on any of the most prestigious runways. Spectacular size, colors, sparkle and dimension. Wiesner shines big time in it's tour de force demi.
The bracelet measures approximately 7 inches x an astounding 1 1/2 inches wide with a 7/16 inch pitch. Closure is secured via a push in box clasp and detachable safety chain. Each of the rigid links is connected with three, U formed elongated T bars for flexibility and fit -- wrapping round the wrist with violet spikes of sparkle. Clip earrings, at approximately 1 inch x 3/4 inch x 7/16 inch, mimic the design with a single V pitch row. Emerald cut stones are about 12 millimeters x 11 millimeters; baguettes, approximately 9 millimeters x 5 millimeters and chatons, about 3 millimeters. Weight of the bracelet and earrings set is a generous 136 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components appear original and are intact. All rhinestone intact, retaining color and sparkle. No chips, cracks, or breaks to stones. All links properly aligned and secure with no dents, improper bends or collapse. Soldering secure. All rhodium plate intact, fronts and backs. Bracelet clasp and safety chain strong and secure. Earring clips secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of bracelet is signed on tab side portion of clasp "WIESNER". The earrings are not signed but are a definite part of the set. The demi dates to the 1950s.
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