TRIFARI Alfred Philippe – Necklace snake chain with swirl centerpiece set with crystals Pat. Pending 1953


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Item details

Vintage from the 1950s


Necklace length: 16 3/4 Inches; Pendant height: 1 3/5 Inches; Pendant width: 1 Inches

Brand/Designer: Alfred Philippe for Trifari, U.S.A.
Marks: marked “Trifari Pat. Pend.” on back side of centerpiece and on hook
Vintage era: 1953
Materials: rhodium plated base metal; glass
Measurements: length with extension chain 42.5 cms/ 16 3/4”, centerpiece 4 x 2.4 cms/1 3/5 x 1” approx.
Vintage condition: very good vintage condition; some stones have slightly yellowed; under magnifier some traces of glue visible

This lovely necklace is made of rhodium plated base metal. It is composed of a snake chain with a centerpiece and a hook closure. The necklace has an extension chain cable style of 7 cms with a small solid ball at the end. The centerpiece is set with 5 navette cut crystals, 4 baguette cut crystals and 6 brilliant cut crystals, they are all glued onto the frame. This piece of jewelry is marked “Trifari Pat. Pend.” on the hook and also on the back side of the centerpiece. This design of the designer Alfred Philippe is registered September 8th 1953 with the no. 170,377. Alfred Philippe was the creative designer of the famous company Trifari from 1930-1968. A nice piece of costume jewelry in very good vintage condition, beautiful rhodium finish. Some stones have slightly yellowed; under magnifier some traces of glue visible. Any spots on the photos are reflections of camera or background.

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