Vtg 80s Valentino Couture Italy Gold Gripoix Poured Glass Runway Cuff Bracelet
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Vtg 80s Valentino Couture Italy Gold Gripoix Poured Glass Runway Cuff Bracelet:
VTG 80S VALENTINO COUTURE ITALY GOLD GRIPOIX POURED GLASS RUNWAY CUFF BRACELET
SPECTACULAR, SHOW-STOPPING SIGNED "VALENTINO (c)" HAUTE COUTURE c. mid-late 1980's BYZANTINE REVIVAL EXOTIC MOLDED GOLD AND GRIPOIX, POURED GLASS JEWELED GODDESS CUFF ~ EXTREMELY OPULANT!
EXTREMELY RARE, HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE RUNWAY & EDITORIALPIECE!
~ONE OF MY BEST PIECES TO DATE ~ ORNATE AND STUNNING~
~ SEE COORDINATING EXOTIC, BYANTINE AND ETRUSCAN REVIVAL JEWELRY IN SEPARATE sales ~
***I'VE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE COLLECTION OF EXQUISITE VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY (SIGNED AND UNSIGNED) WHICH WAS USED ON VOGUE AND ELLE EDITORIAL SHOOTS FROM 1988 THROUGH 1993 - THE SUPERMODEL ERA! THESE ICONIC PIECES WERE PHOTOGRAPHED ON CINDY, CLAUDIA, CHRISTY, NAOMI, ET AL! IF I CAN ACCESS THE ORIGINAL VOGUE EDITORIALS, I WILL SCAN AND INCLUDE IN THE LISTING! DO NOT MISS THIS MONTH'S SALES!***
INSANELY EXOTIC & OPULENT!
SIGNED "V (c)" for Valentino Couture/Copyright circa early to mid 1980's era GORGEOUS Byzantine style luxe gold goddess cuff. Opulent doesn't begin to describe this! Signed on the inside of the cuff, this is a relatively heavy, well made piece. All Valentino pieces are made in Italy, and this looks to be hand-crafted with an extreme attention to detail. Quite honestly, this piece in person is show-stopping. Looks to be high, high Haute Couture.
Hinged, best for a smaller sized wrist, this measures just under 2 1/4" inside diameter on the longer side, and approx 2" inside diameter on the shorter side. This is asymmetric in design, with the largest part measuring just under 2" wide. Measured along the outside: 8" length. Hinged, slightly bypass style. Molded, brushed antiqued gold tone, and just COVERED in multi-colored Gripoix, poured glass accents in varying shaped settings from circle, to oval, to triangle. Exotic colors of the gripoix glass. (this could be poured resin, or poured glass.) EXTREMELY HIGH QUALITY PIECE.
Valentino Garavani is known for his use of superior stones and materials, and a very HIGH QUALITY craftsmanship design ~ as well as very exotic, Byzantine, Egyptian, Etruscan influences in his vintage couture jewelry.
I can tell you that in person, this piece is truly STUNNING. ONE OF MY BEST PIECES TO DATE - INCREDIBLE CRAFTSMANSHIP and HIGH END DESIGN ~ very Supermodel! Please NOTE: These are almost the EXACT same cuffs in the 1st editorial picture I've included ~ from the same Valentino collection, used in last month's PARIS VOGUE MAY 2013 photographed on Anna Selezneva, photographed by Ines & Vindooh, with the blue wide brimmed hat!!!
Get inspired by my editorial scans featuring this EXOTIC, GODDESS CUFF COUTURE LOOK and how to style it!
CONDITION: NEAR MINT vintage condition, with extremely light surface wear. PRISTINE for its age. Also note that all 24 pictures can be double clicked and zoomed in for a closer view, and I am ALWAYS available to answer questions. What you see is literally what you will receive.
HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE, EXTREMELY RARE DESIGNER.
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