|1970s Carol Dauplaise Long White Multistrand Necklace|
|This is a long vintage necklace by Carol Dauplaise, from the 1970s. With a silvertone metal push-pull notched clasp, typical of this designer, this necklace begins with translucent (cloudy) round Lucite beads which lead down to the front section where a larger oval shaped Lucite bead is placed, and then, a round, faceted crystal Aurora Borealis glass bead.|
The front section is completed with 24 strands of white sparkly small tubular white glass seed beads which are topped with a ridged Lucite bead cap.
Signed "Dauplaise" on one side of the clasp. There is also a patent number on the other side.
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Carol Dauplaise worked for Miriam Haskell from 1959 until 1978, when she left to start her own jewelry company.
Her company developed three distinctive collections over the years. A collection signed by Carol Dauplaise, another signed Forte' starting in 1989 and Dauplaise II, a more affordable jewelry collection presented in 1990.
Length: 34 inches. The necklace sits just below the bust when worn (average).
Price: 48 euro