Silk Envelope Bag With Embedded Crushed Diamonds, Natural Pearls, Jewelry Box


Item Number: 28

Time Left: CLOSED

Value: Priceless

Online Close: Sep 13, 2021 1:00 PM CDT

Bid History: 5 bids - Item Sold!




Description

Silk & Jeweled Evening Bag inspired by the designs of Coco Chanel
The whole Coco Package

This envelope bag:
The process of fusing natural crushed diamonds into silk fibers was developed 20 years ago. It was a collaboration for Harrods In London. The soft bag has 5 ctw of diamonds in the silk and can be used as an evening bag or jewelry bag etc. I followed the theme that many people are not aware of. Coco was credited with saving the diamond business after the war during the Great Depression.
Natural Pearl Necklace
Black Jewelry Box

About the Designer: Chris Kaupe has been working with silk for over 50 years. She grew up in Palm Beach with a designer Mother. Kaupe has been featured on Worth Ave in boutiques, was a buyer for Macys for awhile, was featured in San Francisco Chronicle with a black silk ball gown.
Read more about Choc Chanel's role during the here: https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/watches-jewellery/article/2050136/how-coco-chanel-saved-diamond-industry-during

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Donated by

Chris Kaupe