1980s Vintage Chanel Byzantine Coin Pendant
£1,395.00

The most desired label in the world. Gold plated oval link chain. Features ribbed Byzantine medallion pendant with open work interlocking  "CC" logo. Closes with spring-ring clasp, signed with Chanel authenticity tag.

Medallion decoration was often incorporated in Chanel's jewellery. Victoire De Castellane started her career with Chanel in 1984 and continued this ornamental and decorative detail throughout her 15 years of heading Chanel's costume jewellery department. Victoire De Castellane is now Creative Director for Dior Joaillerie.

Gold plate, 40 cm with 2.5 cm pendant

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: WNL001733

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*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.
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