Amazing Vintage Diane Von Fürstenberg Lariat / Sautoir Style Necklace
Beautiful Glass Pearls with Lemon or Jonquil color Lucite orbs stationed along the necklace, from the 1970's
Faulous New Old Stock, New metal cartouche tag.
the companion piece shown in the photos for reference has the original paper hang tag,
we know this was offered in the following colors....Pink, yellow, peach, green and blue because the original tag tells us.
This necklace is actually 48 inches from end to end,
actual practical wearable length would be around 38 inches
The crystal Lucite Orbs are 5/8 inches long
The Pearls are beautiful, nice weight and almost a lemonish color
and be sure look to see how beautifully sparkling the orbs are are, they look like crystal,
but are a very high quality Lucite, DVF only used the highest quality materials.
I have styled it long and to look shorter for the photos,
it can be shortened by knotting the silk cord in back or adding knots to the length of the cord.
This makes it very adaptable and could even be doubled up for a different look.
I have also styled this with a Sautoir style tassle necklace to show how great this companion piece would look,
each necklace is sold separately, see both listings for details.
Ask me for styling tips.
This was apparently part of a collection as I also got some round orbs on chain as well,
I have included a photo of those in this listing, this listing is only for the Lemon Lucite and Pearl Lariat Necklace
the other photos are for reference.
I have searched all over to compare this set or try to determine if there were any other pieces,
I can't find any available so it was probably relatively limited production.
These pieces of DVF are from a Wholesale Boutique I bought in Atlanta,
I believe the owner kept these because they were Samples.
Many were on original velvet boards and the tags have the original wholesale prices and descriptions of what colors were available.
I purchased a large approximately 100 piece collection of DVF, this is one of the first I will be listing..
I also was able to purchase about 60 pieces of Valentino, around 60 pieces of Lanvin, some YSL
and assorted 1970's-80's designers, All New Old Stock as well with original tags.
More about Diane Von Fürstenberg
Diane von Fürstenberg is a Belgian fashion designer best known for her wrap dress.
She initially rose to prominence in 1969.
She has had a very long successful career and still has stores around the world.
DVF a global lifestyle luxury brand, renowned for its iconic wrap dress and signature prints,
DVF jewelry history began about fifty years ago.
Its founder, Belgian fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg,
named one of the TIME 100 Most Influential People (2015), comes from a wealthy Jewish family.
In 1972 she founded her own company, and began producing ready-to-wear clothing.
Soon, along with the production of cosmetics and accessories, she launched costume jewelry.
The style of jewelry is varied, from Art Deco to modernist and classic plant and animal designs.
Traditionally, jewelry materials include gold and silver tone alloys,
lucite, enamel, art glass and rhinestones.
The stylish marking consists of the “DvF” logo for Diane von Furstenberg,
in an oval cartouche along with the copyright symbol.
DVF company was actively producing costume jewelry from the 1970s to the 1990s.
During this time, DVF collaborated with such jewelry brands as Haskell Jewels, and H. Stern.
According to sources, DVF resumed the production of branded jewelry in 2014.
This is one of her early jewelry designs.
Currently May 2023 Diane Von Fürstenberg is being honored by her home town with an exhibit
read more about it here...
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