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CHANEL GRIPOIX 1950, NECKLACE and BRACELET, gadrooned gilt beads, Gripoix glass

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Old Gripoix NECKLACE and BRACELET set, composed of small beads in gadrooned gilt metal enhanced with glass beads in pendants, imitation ruby, emerald, white cultured pearls, 50s vintage, by Maison Gripoix, necklace length (with clasp) 45 cm, necklace weight 56 g, bracelet length (with clasp) 23 cm, bracelet weight 20 g, good condition. The oldest and probably best-known of the haute couture jewelry workshops, Maison Gripoix has endured for four generations of the family, their most famous collaborator and client being Coco Chanel, who began working at Maison Gripoix with Suzanne Gripoix. in the 1920s, until 1969. Known for their technique of imitation mother-of-pearl and for their emblematic creations in mother-of-pearl and cast glass. Technique developed by Augustine Gripoix has been recognized and appreciated by the greatest Haute Couture Houses, such as Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent and Dior… without forgetting Givenchy, Balmain, Lacroix, Loulou de la Falaise, Nina Ricci and Louis Vuitton… . FR: Ensemble COLLIER et BRACELET Gripoix ancien, composé de petites perles en métal doré godronné rehaussé de perles de verre en pendeloques, l'imitation rubis, émeraude, perles de culture blanches, vintage des années 50s, par Maison Gripoix, longueur collier (avec fermoir) 45 cm, poids collier 56 g, longueur bracelet (avec fermoir) 23 cm, poids bracelet 20 g, bon etat. Le plus ancien et probablement le plus connu des ateliers de bijoux de haute couture, la Maison Gripoix a perduré pendant quatre générations de la famille, leur plus célèbre collaboratrice et cliente étant Coco Chanel, qui a commencé à travailler à la Maison Gripoix avec Suzanne Gripoix dans les années 1920, jusqu'en 1969. Connus pour leur technique d'imitation de la nacre et pour leurs créations emblématiques en nacre et en verre coulé. Technique élaborée par Augustine Gripoix a été reconnue et appréciée par les plus grandes Maisons de Haute Couture, telles Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent et Dior… sans oublier Givenchy, Balmain, Lacroix, Loulou de la Falaise, Nina Ricci et Louis Vuitton....
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  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    SAINT-CLOUD, FR
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU3487219502572
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