1970s Vintage Monet Silver Door Knocker Clip Earrings
Silver door knocker hoop earrings from jewellery designer, Monet.
Classically 70s disco oval shape with a curved anchor plate at the top. Hinged clips with Monet signature stamp to the rear. Measure 6cm or 2 1/4" drop and 2.8cm or 1 1/8" wide. Super glam and shiny!
There are some very light surface scratches throughout, and one tiny chip on the corner of one anchor (this chip shows as upside down on the photos but it's on the top corner of the clip so unseen when worn) and a further tiny chip on one edge of one oval This is reflected in price, but still a fabulously collectable pair of earrings!
Note from Mrs D
Monet Jewelry has crafted high-quality costume jewelry since the 1930s, by the Chernow brothers, During the 30s and 40s, Monet's pieces—from elegant to ornate—were renowned for quality. They innovated in the 50s and 60s, embracing new materials and production techniques. Monet Jewelry became a fashion staple in magazines and in films.
During the 70s and 80s, they continued to innovate, making statement pieces for the disco era, and were worn by stylish women, including Nancy Reagan.