Rare Vintage 1970s Christian Dior German Made Clip-on Earrings w/ Purple & Pink Stones - Signed Chr. Dior Germany / gold toned metal.
Rectangular shaped stones are glass meant to simulate pink sapphires and amethysts set in gold. The earrings are meant to look almost like a hoop when worn. They are arranged in a curved line of three stones with a pink, a purple, and a pink stone, that clips onto the earlobe and appears to curve around it when worn. They are very attractive on. This is a comfortable clip style that also stays on securely.
They do not pinch your ears. Dior managed to design clip on earrings that are easy on the ears which is a real plus! Dior originally designed the jewelry to compliment the clothing in his collections. He opened a studio in Germany to produce his jewelry designs.
The pieces with colored stones are. Very rare and only a few of each design were made.When he died in 1957 Yves Saint Laurent took over and designed the jewelry. In 1998 the position passed on to Victoire de Castellane. All of them are famous for their jewelry designs as well as the other things they created.
This is a gorgeous set that would make a beautiful gift to be worn & treasured for a lifetime. Magnin's in San Francisco in the early 1970's.Dior's fashion jewelry is also a good investment as Dior jewelry is constantly increasing in value. It is sought after by collectors and women who enjoy wearing it.
I encourage you to research this online if you are curious. Dior's Jewelry has always been designed to accompany the clothes, not as an afterthought. Dior felt that jewelry completed the look of a woman's clothing and his designs. Of course it is beautiful worn with other designs as well. When you get a piece that you feel is really you you want to wear it often and will find it looks great with many things.
Please Note: The Christian Dior earring card in a couple of the photos is not the original card for this pair. I used a card from another pair so that I could hold the earrings on it to take the pictures. I do not have a card for this pair, but they will be sent in a new clean little.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Earrings". The seller is "ladyviolettedecourcy" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.