Henkel & Grosse, Germany: A Modernist Silver Knot Necklace
Item No.: RGG00232
Item Description: "Henkel & Grosse, Germany: A Modernist Silver Knot Necklace"
Grossé: A Modernist Silver Knot Necklace
L 44 cm; centre piece 5 to 5 cm
Marks: ‘Grosse © 1973 GERMANY’; crowned ‘G’, silver content mark ‘S925‘
Henkel & Grosse (also written: Grossé), Pforzheim, Germany, well-known for their costume jewellery executed for Christian Dior during the 1950s-1990s, launched a line of modernist silver jewellery during the 1960s.
The necklace reflects the fashionable style of French modernist costume jewellery accompanying the couture creations of French designers during the 1970s.
Becker, Vivienne (et al.): Henkel & Grosse, 100 Jahre Leidenschaft für // 100 Years of Passion for Grossé + Bijoux Christian Dior. Cat. Exhib. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 17.09. – 14.11.2010, Stuttgart 2010.
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