Renoir 1950s "Beatnik" Copper Belt

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About

In the 1950s, copper jewelry was favored by the Beat Generation who eschewed more precious metals and jewels. Malleable and easy to shape, it is a handsome metal in its own right. This copper belt is beautifully designed and sits perfectly on the waist. The ingenious closure is a length of chain between two copper buttons.The back has an interesting half moon detail. A wonderfully unique piece.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Marked Size
    Fits a 26-30" waist (US)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU499531572
About the Seller

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Located in New York, NY

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