Napier History

July 9, 2022

Napier 1951 Silver-plated Faux Lapis Jewelry

In 1951, this fabulous collection was design for the Spitz Jewelry stores of Arizona. After 70 years, the group still is relevant and oh so chic […]
July 8, 2022

Doris Day Napier Swirl Brooch

For those who like to geek out on discovering new pieces to a collection is this Napier swirled silver-tone brooch. It could possible be part of […]
June 26, 2022

Early 1950s Faux Jade Napier Necklace

At the time of this post, we were in search of matching earrings for research. This necklace featured a fold-over clasp which would date this piece […]
June 26, 2022

Napier Hand-wrought Jewelry

This is another example of the fine hand-wrought detail that went into many of the Napier brooches. This Napier orchid pin measures over 4″ in length. […]
June 5, 2022

Napier 1950s Earrings

One can never have enough earrings and Napier did them well. The top earrings are all hand-textured featuring nine strands each of tubular chain suspended from […]
May 20, 2022

Napier Enamel Earrings

Napier produced enameled earrings for many decades. The earring style and the type of enamel help us determine when Napier made the earrings. Some classic styles […]
May 10, 2022

E. A. Bliss Early Hard Enamel Vinaigrettes and Tablets

We’ve probably posted this before, but it’s well worth repeating. These are early hard enamel vinaigrettes and tablets. We’ve not had the good fortune of seeing […]
May 9, 2022

E. A. Bliss Hair Ornament Renderings

Presented here are some E. A. Bliss renderings from 1910-1912. Bliss hair comes are very difficult to find. The company enjoyed a robust business in hair […]
May 6, 2022

Gabriella Mode Pill Box Earrings

Through the years, a fun part of our research has been researching articles that were a part of the Napier archive from which designers drew inspiration […]