*Tiffany & Co 1977 by Elsa Peretti Iconic Extra Large drop mesh earrings in 18 kt yellow gold
Mesh earrings designed by Elsa Peretti (1940-2021) for Tiffany & Co.
A vintage pair of extra large mesh drops, created at the Tiffany Studios in New York city by Elsa Peretti back in the late 1970's. These iconic and unusually dangle earrings, has been carefully crafted in solid 18 karats of high polished yellow gold and suited with a pair of French hooks for pierced ears.
They has a combined weight of 14.7 grams and a measures of 89 mm (Drop) by 20 mm (Lenght) (3.5 x 0.80 inches).
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "PERETTI T&CO. .750".
Elsa Peretti, was a very famous designer that joined Tiffany & Co in the 1974 and change the complete role of diamonds and color gemstones in fashion for the everyday wear and elevating the status of the sterling silver jewelry. mostly using unusual gemstones and materials. all her creations are as modern today as ever.
Literature: Tiffany & Co. Blue Book, 1977-1978.
Note: Those earrings has been made in three sizes, this ones are the larger ones, Peretti's pieces from this period are highly collectible.
They are in perfect condition and are accompanied by the designer's jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: E0000MTTE/.5787