Vintage Tortoiseshell Gripoix and Faux Pearl Necklace


This authentic vintage necklace is in excellent condition and truly is a piece of history. Coco Chanel and Augustine Gripoix collaborated for many years and their work is highly collectible. Chanel Gripoix jewellery is not readily found online and, as such, they are incredible investment pieces.

Gripoix, strictly speaking, is the name of an atelier - it was a house that produced poured glass. Parisian glass worker Augustine Gripoix was the first who began to master the art of creating jewellery of glass, crystal, metal and artificial pearls.

This necklace is from 'Collection 23' which dates to 1984. It is the long opera length, which means that it can be worn is many different ways.. A truly beautiful piece of vintage Chanel jewellery.

  • The condition of this necklace is classed as A
  • Brand – Chanel
  • Style - Opera Length Gripoix Necklace
  • Length 74"
  • Accompanied by a Chanel box

My story

With just two owners, I have come from a large Chanel jewellery collection. 

Please note that the items we represent for re-sale have all been previously owned. In most cases they are not new and may have minor signs of wear or imperfections. The images form part of the description so please check them carefully.

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