Make a statement with this stunning large seashell brooch designed in 1987 by Robert Goossens for the launch of the Dior perfume, Dune. Set with orange resin and richly gilded, with the addition of black velvet, it could also be worn as a necklace.
Beautifully crafted and in excellent vintage condition.
Stamped Christian Dior Parfums on the reverse.
Dimensions: 10 cm x 5 cm (3.94" x 1.97") at widest point.
Christian Dior's reputation as one of the most celebrated couturiers of the 20th century was launched in 1947 with his collection, the 'New Look' celebrating ultra-femininity and opulence in women's fashion. He launched his first collection of fashion jewellery to complement his garments in 1948 and hired some of the talented jewellery designers of the time to design collections. Robert Goossens, who designed this brooch, was a an exceptional French jewellery known as Monsieur Bijou. He created jewels for several of the Haute Couture houses, including Yves St Laurent, Chanel, Balenciaga, as well as the House of Dior.
Please note this is a vintage piece and there is only one available.
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