Thursday, April 22, 2010

How To Wear Vintage Estate Jewelry - The Gold Statement Necklace

Well, once I get on a topic I just keep going on and on....like how to wear Beladora vintage estate jewelry. I'm making this my BHB meme...at least until the ADD hits in and I go off on some other tangent.
Of course I love to wear Georgian and Art Deco diamonds...who doesn't
But more often I go for big bold statement pieces from the 1960's and 1970's.
Such as this gold and diamond necklace with pendant that was worn this week by Faith Hill
Here I am wearing the exact same necklace. It can be worn long as on Faith Hill or short, as I am wearing it here in this photo. I used the second half of the necklace to wrap double around my wrist as a bracelet. Might I add that the necklace also fits perfectly as a belt.
Here's he detail from Beladora.com
Why so expensive you ask? Simply because there is a lot of gold weight in this piece.
Oh...and did you notice that fox throw that I am leaning against in the photo?
It is the same one from this famous va-va-voom photo of Kate Winslet from Vanity Fair.
Naturally, like the necklace the silver fox made by Frette is for sale...with a matching pillow.
Any offers?
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11 comments:

North West London Girl said...

A totally beautifull necklace, I love it, I love big jewellery, actually I just love jewellery. How are you?? xx

Belle de Ville said...

NWLG...I kind of think that as long as you are going to wear jewelry, you might as well go big!
Did you have a great vacation?

North West London Girl said...

I did, but glad to be home, kids back at school and to have time to myself!! X

Deja Pseu said...

Gorgeous necklace!

Looking Fab in your forties said...

What a gorgeous piece and the necklace is nice too! LOL!

Belle de Ville said...

Thanks Blogger babes!

metscan said...

I like the necklace more the way you wear it, short. The fox fur has a gorgeous color!

Wildernesschic said...

Love that necklace, I would love it as a belt too I love long necklaces so flattering ... you look fab Belle ...
Kate looks amazing in this photo .. she is a gorgeous girl .. yet you wouldn't know her here ...I am going to find a piece of fur and take a ohoto LOL

SR@MyStyle said...

Hi there-wow, what a totally amazing necklace, you wear it beautifully and I do like it short so it can be worn partially as a bracelet to match too!

the Preppy Princess said...

That is a stunning piece, Faith Hill usually does the whole vintage thing pretty well. I think her stylists do a great job finding good pieces, and she rarely goes down a bad path.

The fox looks so posh, methinks it would be ideal here at the Prepatorium, be it Preptastic or not!
tp

Jill said...

Wow! Love the fur, the necklace the pose...muy fabulosa.

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