Vintage dress clips are like socks in the dryer….lots of times you can only find one. Hence the vintage dress clip necklace is born. This gold tone pear shaped dress clip is accented with leaves and a rope border. Set in the center is one round cabochon cut orange glass, measuring approximately 15.00mm. The back of the clip is ornately engraved and has traces of green enamel. Supporting the dress clip pendant is a double citrine strand necklace and measures approximately 17 inches in length. Each bead is faceted and measures approximately 3.00mm in diameter. The beads are in various shades of orange, yellow and orangey brown. The necklace is secured by a sterling silver toggle clasp. Dress clip circa: 1940’s
Dorothy Gallun founded Dorothy Gallun Jewelry in Wisconsin in 1950. Patty Gallun Hansen, is Dorothy’s daughter and is now in continuing the business her mother loved so much. Patty graduated and earned her Graduate Gemologist degree in residency at the Gemological Institute of America in California. As a graduate gemologist, Patty and her gold smith inspect all jewelry before listing it for sale. The quality of stones and method of construction are all determined. Once an item is sold, and before we send it out, our goldsmith checks the item to make sure prongs are tight and the item is cleaned and polished.