Coppola e Toppo multi row bead necklace, 1950s

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A sumptuous multi row necklace by Coppola e Toppo, composed of pale sea green half crystal beads, with a tubular weft cuff of garnet, ruby and pink beads, which are also in the bead encrusted terminals, with signature clasp.
Bruno and Lyda Coppola created magnificent and highly distinctive jewellery from their workshops in Milan, from the late 1940s, continuing successfully until the mid Seventies. Highly successful in their own right, both in Europe and in particular the USA, with their own lines, they designed many pieces for the haute couture designers such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Valentino, Pucci, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Ken Scott and Roberta di Camerino.
This is a most unusual and attractive colour combination - to wear, this necklace has a subtle fluidity.
Details
Place of Origin
Italy
Period
Mid-20th Century
Condition
Excellent. The ruby cuff element measures 2" x 1.5" Maximum outside length of the necklace is 27.5".
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
2 in. W x 18 in. L
5 cm W x 46 cm L
Length
18 in. (46 cm)
Weight
190g
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
v3092150930927743fs
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