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This fantastic Choker was patented and designed by Adolph Katz in 1953 ,its made of heavy Gold tone metal,pave set crystal clear rhinestones around light colored amethyst Rhinestones in a flower design,set in a scroll design that is hinged set with stones tha go from large to small..all stones present, beautiful and lots of sparkle,a lovely Rhinestone Lavaliere Necklace.This was a high piece of costume jewelry in its hey-day.
Length: of necklace 15" ,center pc 3" wide x 2" deep.
The gold toned chain has links of connected squares with the connections hidden inside the links ( like a watch) , signed Coro in cursive on the fold over clasp.
Also included is a marriage of a CORO Amethyst & Rhinestone Flower screw back earring set of the same design.It is also marked Coro . they measure about 3/4" across. The Amethyst stones have a little deeper tone than the stones in the Necklace.Most likely due to their larger sizer.
Wonderful set for any special occasion, Wedding party .

Vintage excellent condition, no missing stones,lots of sparkle,would look great with any outfit from convertible dress, evening, to sweater tee shirt, up cycled 50s dress, turtle neck sweaters Which are returning to Fashion even brides maids are wearing these vintage Rhinestone Necklaces.
Will be shipped in a gift Box.

I have many sets, and individual pieces of vintage jewelry dating from 1900s to 1980, that is will be eventually listing, I am more than happy to combine shipping, to reduce the costs.Some pieces are on sale some listed at the sites below;

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Ablast2thepast/search?search_query=jewelry&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5360755&shopname=Ablast2thepast
http://www.etsy.com/shop/Ablast2thepast?section_id=7483709

FYI:CORO DESIGN HISTORY
My research online lead me to this web site:http://www.jewelrypatents.com/coro5.html
on this necklace design:
Patent#168560
Date: 1953
Item: Necklace
Owner: Coro
Inventor: Katz, Adolph

50s CORO Lavalier Rhinestone Amethyst Flower Necklace & Earring SET, Mad Men Era, Special occasion, Maid of Honor, Bride

$70.00

Only 1 available


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: crystal clear, rhinestones, gold, high end, 50s, costume jewelry, evening, wedding, amethyst, set, bride, maid of honor, mother of bride
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 341 reviews
  • Favorited by: 18 people