1980s Vintage Christian Dior Faux Lapis Lazuli Necklace
This is a beautiful vintage gold plated metal necklace by Christian Dior. The central piece consists of a blue marbled faux lapis lazuli stone surrounded by 15 clear crystals, all still in place. The cabochon is predominantly light blue with dark blue spots and sparkly veins. The chain is flat weave and in excellent condition.
The necklace is signed Chr. Dior on both clasps.
Christian Dior launched his fashion house in 1947 and from the beginning designed jewellery to complement the 'New Look' clothing he was creating. He used only the most talented and reputable companies to manufacture his jewellery designs. You'll see pieces for Dior by Kramer, Mitchel Maer, and Grosse.
All items were signed and many were dated.