Napier compacts 1948 and butterfly figural pins.

Napier compacts and Butterfly Pins. Harpers Bazaar Nov. 1948.

Napier compacts and butterfly pins. Harpers Bazaar Nov. 1948.

Two years after WWII, The Napier Co. began to reestablish its manufacturing  items of non-noble metals, including vanities and fashion jewelry. Featured here in Harpers Bazaar are examples of  Napier compacts and figural pins.  These were sold at fine stores such as Bonwit Teller.

Napier compacts 1948 and butterfly figural pins.
Napier compacts 1948 and butterfly figural pins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

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