1980s Vintage Statement Chanel Quilted Brooch
The most desired label in the world. Gold plated CC logo brooch. Features iconic quilted design with interlocking CC logo. Closes with safety-catch pin, Stamped with Chanel authenticity mark.
Chanel's quilting detail was inspired by the puffy jackets worn by the horse breeders at her boyfriend’s stables. It was first seen on her bags in 1955 and the quilted detail so often seen on her Chanel jewellery was introduced in the 80s under the helm of Victoire De Castellane. She started her career as an assistant to Karl Largerfeld.
This Chanel item has been authenticated by Susan Caplan. We are not affiliated or endorsed by the brand.
Gold plate, 3.5 cm x 4.8 cm
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
The legendary Coco Chanel was a champion of costume jewellery mixing fine and costume pieces together. She was one of the most influential fashion icons of all time. During a very brief career as a cabaret singer, Chanel performed in clubs in Vichy and Moulins where she was nicknamed “Coco.” Chanel jewellery is generally bold in design, gold or silver plated with distinctive colouring. Her iconic CC's seen on so many of her creations was an interpretation of a stained glass window in the Aubazine Abbey, Correze, in France where she spent her early years in the orphanage at Aubazine.
PRODUCT CODE: WPN000905
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