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Napier Necklace c. 1930s WWD

Napier, Prystal and Dinner Jewelry

There has not been much written about the jewelry produced by The Napier Co. during the 1930s. It was thought that the company largely suspended its jewelry production during this period and focused its business on alcohol and tobacco-related items due to changed personal habits brought forth by the prohibition. One thing is for sure; […]

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“Indian Sunrise”

“Indian Sunrise” This open metalwork cuff, surmounted by oval and circ coral cabochons was part of a collection called, “Indian Sunrise.” The collection was comprised of link and cuff bracelets, earrings, and a necklace in rich coral tones with antique gold plating.  This bracelet later made in silver-plated metal with faux turquoise stones.  

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The Napier Ballerina Brooch

The sterling Napier ballerina brooch set is often thought of as a great introductory piece to the new sterling silver Napier collector. However, the long-held attribution that this dancing lady was designed by Natacha Brooks, because of a 1944 U. S. design patent, is actually incorrect. The Napier prima ballerina was designed by a leading […]

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The “Frosted Leaves” Collection

The “Frosted Leaves” Collection With Thanksgiving just two days away, I decided to share this remarkably stylish necklace that was presented by The Napier Co. in November, 1957.  The light-weight design features a bib with seven cascading drops all tapered in length. The antiqued-gold frosted finish has remained as velvety as the day it was […]

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The Napier Charm Bracelet

The Napier Charm Bracelet The Napier charm bracelet has been a coveted collectible to own in the realm of costume jewelry collecting. Historically, The Napier Co. had a long-standing reputation for creating and producing, high-quality charm bracelets. The bracelets were as whimsical as the designer’s creativity—lending a sense of play in a intensely competitive and […]

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The book everyone has been waiting for is finally ready for preordering! This is a Limited Edition Boutique Printing.

The Napier Co. Book is Launched!

After 11 long and loving years, we are finally launching our new book “The Napier Co. Defining 20th Century Costume Jewelry!” We are now taking preorders for the book, which will be shipped in the Spring of 2013. The list price is $129.00, but we are offering $30.00 off for those who pre-order the book. […]

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