This KALINGER PARIS Charm Vintage Faceted Lucite Fob Gold Tone Link necklace makes a statement. The dangling fobs have lucite hanging charms in colors are red, blue and black. This necklace will go so perfectly with so many pieces on yoir watdrobe and can be worn all year around. This is a classic that will last for generations. Pre-owned, but in great condition. Unsigned KALINGER PARIS, although hang tag is missing certainly reminiscent of previous designs and made with the same detailing of this great designer houses of that time.
1"x1.25" Dangling Fobs
The history of the Kalinger costume jewelry brand began in October 1986, with a small workshop founded by the couple Catherine and Laurent Martinez. Their family business small boutique appeared at 28 rue des Archives, in the Le Marais district of Paris. Four years later, on 1 March 1990, the Martinez officially registered their Kalinger jewelry brand. The designers created the jewelry in a typical French style. In particular, massive appearance, large size, Byzantine inspiration, a combination of plastic, glass and metal with the effect of crumpled gold and gilding. Also, the designers used large stones of unusual shape imitating precious stones rubies, emeralds and sapphires.
Lovers and collectors of vintage jewelry cannot remain indifferent to the extraordinary beauty of brooches, bracelets, earrings and rings created by Kalinger designers in the 1980s. Hand-crafted haute couture jewelry, striking, eye-catching designs combined with high quality materials and workmanship make these jpieces highly collectible.
The Parisian jewelry brand Kalinger ceased to exist in 1997.