Napier Earring Design Post-1988

How To Circa-date Your Napier Earrings: The Adjustable-Screw-Back Finding

 

Earrings made with the adjustable-screw-back finding without the copyright mark on the lever are from 1988 and beyond. This example was acquired by us in 2001 from The Napier archive. It can then be assumed this design was made sometime between 1988 and 1999 when the plant was closed.

Napier Earring Design Post-1988
Napier Earring Design Post-1988
Napier Earring Design Post-1988
Napier Earring Design Post-1988

Author: Melinda Lewis

Jewelry historian, Melinda Lewis is co-founder of Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’l (CJCI) and author of The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry.