Posted 8 years ago
Here are 3 fun costume jewelry collars in true "runway" style. The first is by Napier and has 7 articulated metal pieces on a chain. There are 3 pieces of black onyx, 2 small and one large central, surrounded by concentric rings of gold balls. In between, the metal pieces look woven, although the back shows that this is merely a molded pattern. The chain is 4 sided, and the metal is gold-filled. The second and third collars are lucite and rhodium silver, unnamed. The white one is a set with pierced earrings, and consists of 3 large molded pieces of lucite connected on each side to a set of white lucite balls of diminishing size. Each piece of lucite alternates with a ring of silver. The last piece is from Milan, where it was sold after a runway show, and consists of 4 large pieces of black "marbled" lucite and two long curved solid neck pieces culminating in a silver chain. Each piece of lucite alternates with a silver ball. All three pieces are from the late 1960s to early 1970s and make an impact when worn.