Sale: Discounted items from the extraordinary collection of merchandise offered at The Napier Book.
This is the famous Napier Danish grape leaf brooch. The particular item was one of Napier’s most popular and best selling pieces. The brooch introduced around 1959 is made from die-stamped and silver-plated brass. Called the “Danish Grape Leaf,” this brooch measures 3 1/8″ x 5″ w
From one of the most popular styles designed by Napier and collected by jewelry aficionados around the world is this delicious “coffee” moonglow Napier “cumquat” necklace. This piece came in a number of colors and was one of the best sellers for Napier in the mid-1950s. The necklace features three moonglow drops suspended by a six-sided end caps and curling metal stems. The placement of the drops creats a wonderful waterfall effect for the stylized cumquats. This magnificent collection was the brain-child of Eugene Bertolli.
Vintage 1950s Napier silver-plated flexible link bracelet featuring rectangular open metalwork plaques with a Deco-style motif.
This is a beautiful cast bracelet with domed-crossover pattern surmounted by faux pearls and rhinestone accents. Dated to the early 1960s, this piece is featured on page 367 of The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry.
Gorgeous Napier rhinestone bracelet from the Crystal Ice collection of 1995. Five oval rhinestone encrusted links flanked by bow-shape links, creating a very
Vintage Napier Flexible Link Gold-plate large oval faceted open-back rhinestones. This is an absolutely stunning piece. The design consists of six large oval links each surmounting a gorgeous faceted rhinestone. Rarely has this piece come to market and so I’m very excited to bring it to you.
This natural looking faux ivory necklace by Napier was part of it “Ivory Collection” in 1985. It features tapered oval faux ivory beads terminating to a large gold-tone bead flanked by 8-strand drop. The entire necklace is strung on jeweler’s wire and chain. This piece measures approximately 30″ and when introduced retailed for $75.00 in 1985. That’s nearly $190.00 in 2021 dollars.
This is a wonderful vintage Napier brooch. The Napier stylized leaf brooch has a carved cast base with a hi-gloss enamel center. The carving detail is exquisite. These brooches came in a number of colors including teal, orange, brick, turquoise, white and “green-stroked.” This was a design of Eugene Bertolli of The Napier Co., Meriden, CT. This design is featured in the book, “The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry.”
This is the famous Napier Danish grape leaf brooch. The particular item was one of Napier’s most popular and best selling pieces. The brooch introduced around 1959 is made from die-stamped and silver-plated brass. Called the “Danish Grape Leaf,” this brooch measures 3 1/8″ x 5″ w.
In the early 1990s Napier introduced a series of beautifully designed rhinestone necklaces. This necklace was part of the 1992 Galleria Collection. This flexible link collar consisted of trapezoidal plaques surmounted by earthy autumn colored rhinestones in light and dark shades of topaz. The plaques feature carved detail accented by raised spherical detail (granulation) highlighting the top of bottom of each plaque.
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About The Book
The Napier Jewelry book is a visual encyclopedia of Napier Costume Jewelry. It tells the heretofore untold and phenomenal story of The Napier Co.’s inception, development, flowering, and ultimate success. It chronicles the history of its management, manufacturing, marketing, and most importantly, the unparalleled beauty of Napier fashion jewelry. With approximately 4000 pictures of Napier jewelry history and over 250,000 words of text and descriptions, you will be taken step-by-step, decade by decade, through the development of the Napier style. As a collector, you will learn to recognize the findings, materials, and designs to appropriately circa-date the Napier jewelry in which you are investing. As a lover of vintage costume jewelry, you will enjoy the drama and excitement of the trials, tribulations, and breakthroughs at each stage of the Napier journey. In the end, you will have a deep and lasting appreciation of the romantic story infused into the metal, gemstones, crystals, cabochons, and elegance of each piece of Napier jewelry that you own or are considering owning. Be sure to click our shop link to select your favorite Napier jewelry from our carefully curated collection of fine vintage jewelry. The perfect one-stop-shopping for the vintage jewelry collector. With more than 100 pieces and more added weekly.
Title: Vintage Napier Iris Pendant Necklace
Designer or Maker: Napier
Mark: NAPIER © on pendant.
Style: Pendant Necklace
Closure: Spring ring clasp
Circa Date: 1970s
Condition: Poor — Please see pictures, heavily discounted. This piece has back plating wear and
appears to have been repaired and or broken at one point. Looks fabulous in front. Being sold as is.
Age Group: Adult
Color: Gold tone,
Material: White metal, Gold Plate
Size or Measurement: Pendant measures 2 3/8″ x 2 1/4″w. Chain measurement to follow.
Type Vintage jewelry, Vintage jewellery