Creator Alfred Phillips for Trifari. Patent #157,516 granted May 28, 1950. Fully signed on back of pendant TRIFARI and PAT.
Both earrings are signed TRIFARI. Washed in a soft rose gold over base metal. Set with demi-lune faux moonstone translucent glass stones, or crescents.14 1/2L (including clasp), pendant 3 1/2W (from ring to ring), pendant drop 1 3/4L (middle drop). Earrings measure 1 x 3/4 and have tight but comfortable clip backs. Advertised in Harpers Bazaar in February 1950 as Clair de Lune. The set was part of Trifaris Silver Anniversary collection. All stones are present with no damage and tons of sparkle.
Little to no wear to the gold plating. Safety clasp on the necklace works perfectly and earring backs are tight. Translated into English, the phrase Clair de Lune means Moonlight or Light of the Moon.
The item "TRIFARI ALFRED PHILIPPE CLAIR DE LUNE MOONSTONE & SAPPHIRE Necklace & Earrings" is in sale since Friday, August 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Necklaces & Pendants".The seller is "twox2" and is located in Friendship, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.