Vintage Chanel Beaded Multi Strand Intaglio Statement Piece Necklace
Amazing, sophisticated and very rare necklace from Chanel. It is made from faceted beads, braided and twisted into an intricate collar, sumptuous and totally chic. The central square motif evokes the Byzantine period, with its roughcut resin round and square faux amber stones in a goldtone setting. At the centre is a round disc with 'CHANEL' written across it multiple times in a medieval script using the intaglio method. Beautiful, elaborate clasp with a round amber stone embellished with the CC logo, and an extension chain and hook fastening.
Total length of necklace is 19" long (48cms), including a 2" extension chain. Central motif is 2" square (5cms by 5cms).
Signed and dated on plaque attached to the extension chain. From Autumn/Winter 1999 Haute Couture Collection (99A).
This amazing necklace is in excellent condition and comes safely packed in its own Chanel box.