Beautifully constructed, rare and substantial 1950's necklace and earring set from Christian Dior. It is made entirely from clear crystals in a heavy rhodium setting which looks as good as the day it was made! The chain is composed of graduated clear rhinestones and the centrepiece is six flower motifs arranged in a triangular pattern. Each flower has five 'petals' of clear crystals, with a central round crystal. Three of the flowers have clear crystal 'stamens'. The earrings each have an identical flower motif, topped with a spray of clear crystals. Hook fastening and original safety chain.
Comes with the original Christian Dior box.
All pieces signed 'Christian Dior by Mitchel Maer'. This dates the set to 1952/56.
Total length of necklace is 18" (46cms), centrepiece measures 2 5/8" by 2". Each earring is 1 1/4" long (3cms).
This wonderful set is in excellent condition.