Couture Helena Necklace
A true investment piece for a jewellery collector. This necklace was made as a one off for a runway collection during the 1970's. Invest to impress with this beauty this winter.
Museum quality hammered gold and black beaded necklace
Base metal untested
Approx. 34" in length
Approx. 1" at widest part
Stamped 'Balenciaga Paris' on tag
From a private collection from Paris
Cristóbal Balenciaga founded the house of Balenciaga in 1919. Balenciaga had a reputation as a designer with uncompromising standards. His jewellery is an example of his unwavering dedication to quality and design.
New, as it came from the designer or store.
Appears to be never worn or used, nor stored improperly.
Top condition with no chipping, fading, missing stones, no yellowing stones, no peeling, no worn prongs or edges. Backs (especially of earrings) may be very slightly worn as long as the front is still in Top Condition.
Well cared for with no missing stones, no dead stones or graying stones, no peeling pearls, enamel may have minor chips, may show slight wear or scratching on prongs, edges. Backs may be very moderately worn.