1980s Vintage Chanel Velvet Chain Link Cuff
An extraordinary statement. This gold plated chain link cuff features an intertwined yellow velvet strap. Signed Chanel.
Gold plate and velvet, 7 cm in diameter x 3 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.” In the 1930`s Chanel partnered with Duke Fulco de Vedura, of Verdura Jewellery to launch a collection of timeless designs including byzantine styled jewellery that Chanel later introduced into her collections.
Chanel costume jewellery, is generally bold in design, gold plated with distinctive colouring. Her iconic CC `s seen on so many of her creations was her interpretation of a stained glass window in the Aubazine Abbey, Correze, in France where she spent her early years in its orphanage. Venice was a place that became Gabrielle Chanel’s major source of inspiration outside of France. The tarnished gold in the Byzantine mosaics added distinct character to her creations. The emblem of the city was the lion - a favorite motif for Chanel jacket buttons, bag clasps and jewelry. The lion was also the symbol for her star sign.
PRODUCT CODE: WBL000554
We offer our signature gift packaging with each order - Your order will be packed in either our Eco friendly FSC certified box or our Eco friendly cotton pouch. Each box is 100% recyclable and biodegradable and comes with a care card. We do not use foam or velvet inserts but recyclable card inserts to further help in our efforts to provide a better future environment.
*Please note that vintage jewellery was produced prior to the introduction of the 2002 law prohibiting the use of nickel or nickel compounds. Customers allergic to these metals may experience skin rashes or irritation where the metal is in contact with the skin.
We consider vintage items to be 20 years or older. The exact age is sometimes unknown so periods are approximate. Most of our items are pre-owned, some not old enough to be considered vintage.Please note, these items do not carry the word "vintage" in their description on this website.
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We hope you are pleased with your purchase but should you wish to return it you must return to us within 28 days of the date of delivery.Susan Caplan offers a guarantee on each piece of jewellery.
Every item is guaranteed for 12 months from original purchase date (under normal conditions of wear and tear).
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