Vintage Schiaparelli Watermelon Tourmaline Bracelet & Earrings Set

Item ID
1950s, 1960s
1.8cm x 19cm

An iconic design by Schiaparelli this is the so called Watermelon Tourmaline bracelet and matching earrings.

The bracelet is made up of 6 large Vitrail Medium Swarovski crystals rhinestones set into gold plated crown settings, surrounded by a rope like border. The entire set is gold plated and the bracelet comes complete with its original safety chain. Each of the headlight rhinestones measures 1.8cm and flashes shades of fuchsia, purple, green and gold as they catch the light. The matching clip on earrings measure 2.2cm across.

Condition is excellent, there is some gentle wear to the gold plating on the back of the bracelet..

Marked: Both pieces are marked Schiaparelli.

Book References: Featured in both “Collecting Costume Jewelry 101″ by Julia Carroll and “Costume Jewelers The Golden Age of Design” by Joanne Dubbs Ball.

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