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Inv. #21584  

Pair of Chaumet Hairpins with Ruby and Sapphire Set Snakes 18k c1890s France

Price: $4,800.00
Inv. #21584

Condition: Excellent
Weight: 7.8 grams total
Stones: .30 carat sapphire, .30 carat ruby, .04 carats total weight of diamonds, and .02 carats total weight of ruby eyes, the body of the hair pins are celluloid.
Hallmarks: Original J. Chaumet box, French eagle's head on gold mountings and registration number on hairpin
Measurements: 4 1/2 inches long

Your jewelry will arrive in a lovely presentation box.
Where possible, an outer box will also be included.

 


Circa 1890s, 18k, retailed by Chaumet, France. Ornamented with sapphire and ruby set 18k gold snakes, these hairpins from the renowned house of Chaumet, are one-of-a-kind delights. Retailed by Chaumet in late 19th century, they add mystical, exotic flair to any moment of fashion, then or now. Excellent condition.

Hint: wear them in your hair the same way one would decorative chopsticks.

Remarks from Lawrence Jeffrey: "Charming, exotic and just a bit wicked, the Victorians loved snake jewelry."


Price: $4,800.00


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