17 August 2016

Chanel fashion jewelry at the Hôtel Drouot

On October 8th and 9th 2016, a sale will be exclusively dedicated to Chanel jewelry from the 1960s until today, in materials like brass, faux pearls and glass paste. Estimated from between €20 and €20,000, their value is primarily based on each’s level of creativity and the effect it creates on an outfit. What Gabrielle Chanel favored from the 1920s onward when she mixed them with the “genuine”.

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