The Napier Book

August 8, 2022

This lovely Napier moonglow brooch matches the necklace and earring set on page 272 of The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry. The necklace was featured in “The Charleston Daily” November 16, 1955. It was also available in silver-plate with blue moonglow cabochons.

This lovely Napier moonglow brooch matches the necklace and earring set on page 272 of The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry. The necklace […]
August 7, 2022

This brooch is a lovely vintage c. 1950s Napier mesh flower … or perhaps a sea anemone. It reminds me of the Belle of Barmera giant dinner plate dahlia–a large bigger-than-life flower. The piece measures 5″ when spread flat.

This brooch is a lovely vintage c. 1950s Napier mesh flower … or perhaps a sea anemone. It reminds me of the Belle of Barmera giant […]
July 11, 2022

1950s Napier For Sale

When starting a vintage costume jewelry collection, specializing in a specific decade is a great way to narrow down the focus of your collection. Here we […]
July 10, 2022

Napier Collector’s Alert: Napier Fake Charm Bracelets

Collector’s Alert Due to the popularity of Napier charm bracelets, this is often one item that is “Faked.” Because Napier charm bracelets consistently sell for more […]
July 10, 2022

Napier silver-plated amethyst-colored basket jewelry

This wonderful grouping features a silver-plated basket adorned with amethyst-colored faceted rhinestones. Each basket varies slightly due to the hand-assembly of the design. The set dates […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]