1950s Christian Dior by Mitchel Maer Diamante Necklace

$1,679.00
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Description
This elegant Christian Dior by Mitchel Maer geometric crystal necklace is rhodium plated, in excellent vintage condition and the gemstones have exceptional clarity. The central circular composition consists of five circles of small facetted prong set stones that are linked together with six crescent shaped links of baguette shaped stones. At on one end, it finishes with a joined, larger baguette cut stone which holds the oval signature cartouche marked 'Christian Dior by Mitchel Maer' to the reverse. On the other end, there is a hook fastening with a safety chain that can be secured to the other side of the necklace.

In great vintage condition; all original stones and no issues of any note. It's more of a choker style and we've sold this design a number of times over the years including Kramer marked pieces who were licence to sell Christian Dior costume jewellery in the US. Mitchel Maer who created many exquisite pieces for the London branch of Christian Dior for a short time between 1952 and 1956. Early Dior examples were approved by Monsieur Dior himself and are some of the most sought-after vintage costume jewellery in the world.

DIMENSIONS:

WIDTH: 0.9 in. ( 2.28 cm )
LENGTH: 16.5 in. ( 41.91 cm )
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