1980s Vintage Chanel Topaz Gripoix Clip-On Earrings
The most desired label in the world. Gold plated rare CC logo clip-on earrings. Features topaz gripoix cabochons. Stamped with Chanel authenticity mark.
In 1869 Paris master glassmaker Augustina Gripoix began making crystals by pouring melted glass paste (pate de verre) into press moulds and achieved purity of colour, transparency and shine. Coco Chanel was a loyal client of Madame Gripoix for many decades.
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Gold plate and gripoix, 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.” Vintage 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.
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