Givenchy Signed Fabulous Heavy Chunky Chain Vintage Necklace



Givenchy signed heavy chunky chain vintage necklace.

Fastens with double G clasp, the clasp is signed Givenchy also on the back of the clasp is a Capital R, maybe designed by Ricard Tisci

This comes in very good condition.

24" long.

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Hubert de Givenchy was born in 1927 trained with Elsa Schiaparelli, and founded his company in Paris in 1952. He went on to dress Jacqueline Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn. During the 1950s and 1960s some of his jewellery was supplied by bijoux de couture manufacturers Societé Madeleine Riviere and Roger Jeanpierre in Paris, and Borbonese in Turin. During the 1950s, pieces often featured sparkling diamantés and Venetian glass beads. In 1960, Givenchy bought plastic jewellery and buttons from Paco Rabanne, and the company’s jewellery continued to use Lucite and other plastics into the 1980s. Later pieces tend to be substantial, and feature silver- and gold-plating, faux pearls and pastes. Most jewellery is marked with the company’s name.
Hubert de Givenchy retired in 1995 and several designers have headed up the label, including John Galliano. Ricard Tisci became the label’s designer in 2005.