Verdura sapphire earrings

A pair of eighteen carat yellow gold clip earrings mounted with many briolet cut yellow sapphires. Signed Verdura, made in New York. In 1927 Fulco di Verdura started his carreer as designer of fabrics for Coco Chanel. She recognized his real talents and made him her head jewellery designer. In 1939 he opens a gallery in New York. After his death in 1978 the Verdura company still exists and even now the spirit of the founder can be seen in the designs: colourful but also timeless and chic.