Napier History

November 1, 2020

The Napier “Baroque” Pendant/Brooch

A grand display of three color versions featuring the Napier “Baroque” pendant/brooch. A multi-layer piece with highly sculpted stampings surmounted by faux pearls and a large […]
September 6, 2020

The Napier Bank

The Napier company made banks for decades until it stopped production 1976. However, the company continued the sale of its giftware line reserved stock, including banks, […]
September 4, 2020

A Tale of the Tassel

Another classic tailored 1950s design by The Napier Co. We love the tassel drops which give this piece great movement. The bracelet and earrings were equally […]
August 16, 2020

The Juliet Cap by Napier

Here is another example of the “Juliet” cap made with polished spheres (place on a hat for display) along with an editorial from Vogue. There were […]
August 15, 2020

Napier Figural Ballerina Earrings

Here is a fun pair of 1950s figural ballerina ear clips. These utilized a cast body and hand-wired faux pearl for the tutu. Each earring will […]
August 9, 2020

Napier Product Placement 1960s Fashion

Another example of Napier product placement as featured in the September 1963 issue of “Woman’s Day.” The editorial was titled, “High Fashion Knits.” Shown here is […]
August 8, 2020

Napier Placement Advertising

In the first half of the 20th century, The Napier Co. used product placement to obtain exposure with little to no marketing expense. Napier lent jewelry […]
August 6, 2020

America Vogue January 1953 featuring Napier earrings— a classic tailored look.

The Napier Co. was a leader in manufacturing tailored jewelry. Its line was sold at the finest department stores, yielding great prestige for the modest-size company. […]
August 5, 2020

Napier Trinket Boxes

    For many collectors, Napier’s gift ware line is as important as the jewelry. This 1947 Vogue spread features three Napier trinket boxes. These were produced […]