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Sphinx Statement Clip on Earrings

Sphinx Statement Clip on Earrings

Regular price £60.00 GBP
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Sphinx Statement Clip on Earrings featuring deep discs with a concentric raised textured design on the fronts, which catch the light beautifully, framed with a double rope edge 3.2cm diameter and triple rope design on the sides 0.8cm deep. They are signed 'SPHINX' in an oval cartouche on the reverse and together they weigh 35.4g.

Sphinx jewellery is a vintage British UK jewellery brand, which was started in the late 1940′s by S Root and was based in Chiswick, London. The company produced quality collectable vintage jewellery until the late 90's including statement costume jewellery pieces covering a wide range of styles. Sphinx jewellery can be identified by having the 'Sphinx' stamped in an oval cartouche, which was often accompanied by a design code stamp of a letter and numbers. Unsigned pieces were either for customers who wanted to sell pieces as their own, because work was produced in a rush to meet demand or because there wasn't space on the design. Pieces may have either numbers only or a letter and numbers. These were design numbers.

In addition to their own line, they produced jewellery designs for many creatively talented artists like Kenneth Jay Lane, Butler & Wilson, Joe Mazer (Jomaz), Alfred Philippi, Nina Ricci, Caura, Fried Paris, as well as Saks 5th Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Mark & Spencer and other high end department stores in Europe as well as the United States.

This beautiful piece of jewellery began its journey many years ago and may have some very minor imperfections collected along its travels. By purchasing this piece you will investing in a brand new chapter of its story as well as making a positively conscious choice on sustainable fashion. Vintage jewellery for the beautiful you on our beautiful planet.

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