Many Chanel costume jewelry pieces will have markings. Understanding these markings is an important aspect for authentication and will also reveal when the item was made and its history. We hope that you enjoy this Chanel stamping guide.
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Chanel has used many different marks since the s including both round and oval cartouche signature plates affixed to the jewelry and hang tags. The earliest pieces of Chanel jewelry were unmarked. Pieces from the s, '40s and early '50s rarely come up for sale on the secondary market so take care when purchasing pieces purported to be unsigned Chanel.
Chic gold-tone chain belt from Chanel featuring crystal embellishments throughout and accented with a 'CC' buckle. Hook closure, gold-tone hardware. Excellent Condition.
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We explore the history of Chanel jewelry, the most influential jewelry designers behind the Chanel brand, and how they, alongside Coco Chanel, revolutionized the costume jewelry industry. Until Chanel arrived on the fashion scene in the later s, only the wealthy could afford jewelry as it was made nearly exclusively with precious stones and fine metals, and even still, the high cost of jewelry meant women could only wear one to two pieces. Although Chanel had an impressive fine jewelry collection of her own, bestowed to her by her adoring suitors, she preferred mixing fine pieces with costume jewelry.
Buying preowned Chanel makes for extremely savvy shopping because you can save a bundle, and many shoppers search for their long-coveted pieces online. However, if you are searching for, say, a pair of preowned Chanel earrings online, you have to be very careful not to get scammed. The wisest thing to do is visit a reputable jewelry store selling vintage Chanel jewelry and browse through their selection.
She was far from being the first of the couturiers to do so but as with most things that Chanel would embark upon, her work would prove bright and unique compared to the work of others, and so the legend of her superiority emerged. It should be noted that Chanel, being of humble origin, had a passion for aristocrats. InChanel invited him to work as a textile designer in her fashion house, before asking him to make a few sketches of jewelry, and it was here that his true talent was revealed.
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