Vintage CROWN TRIFARI Alfred Philippe PAT PEND 1951 Gem of India Gold-Tone Rhinestone Choker Necklace & Earrings. ###128214; Book & Magazine Pieces ###128214. This is a very beautiful vintage CROWN TRIFARI Gold-Tone Rhinestone Choker Necklace and Clip Earrings Set designed by Alfred Philippe in 1951, from the'Gem of India' collection. The Choker Necklace centerpiece features a large diagonal Teardrop Clear Rhinestone with a Baguette stem, accented with Round and Marquise Clear Rhinestones, entwined with a Gold-Tone free flowing ribbon in a stylized S pattern. It has a rolled Snake chain with a fold-over clasp.Please note that this is a Choker Necklace. It is only 14 1/2 long and fits very close to the neck. The Clip Earrings feature a large diagonal Teardrop Clear Rhinestone with a Baguette stem, accented with Round Clear Rhinestones, entwined with a Gold-Tone free flowing ribbon in a stylized S pattern.
Both the necklace and earrings are marked TRIFARI PAT PEND. This gorgeous CROWN TRIFARI'Gem of India' Necklace and Clip Earrings Set would be a wonderful addition to your fine costume jewelry collection! Vogue Magazine featured the Crown Trifari'Gem of India Collection' in an advertisement in the September 1, 1951 edition.This popular set appeared in Trifari's 1951 advertisements "In the foreground of Fashion Jewels by Trifari" and "It wouldn't be Christmas without Jewels by Trifari". The Necklace and Brooch of this set appear on page 243 in Julia C. Carroll's Book "Collecting Costume Jewelry 202" second edition. Patent Number 164,716 filed June 4, 1951.
Granted on October 2, 1951 for Trifari, Krussman & Fishel Inc. Patent Number 164,728 filed June 11, 1951.Necklace: "TRIFARI PAT PEND" with a Crown over the "T". Earrings: "TRIFARI PAT PEND" with a Crown over the "T". Choker Necklace: 14 1/2" long total Centerpiece: 2 7/8" wide x 1 3/4 high. Earrings: 1 1/4" high x 5/8" wide.
CONDITION: Good Vintage Used Condition. No missing stones and gold tone metal is bright and shiny. Since the 1920s, Trifari has been one of the most respected and admired producers of costume jewelry in the United States. Founded in 1910 by Gustavo Trifari, the Italian-immigrant son of a Napoli goldsmith, the company has designed jewelry that's been worn by countless high-profile clients, from Mamie Eisenhower to Madonna.
Thank you for looking and for your kind consideration. The item "TRIFARI Alfred Philippe PAT PEND 1951 Gem of India Rhinestone Necklace Earrings" is in sale since Sunday, February 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Sets". The seller is "serendipitylanebijoux" and is located in Dundalk, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.