Like a vintage treasure of the 1930s, these luscious dimensional strawberries are set with garnet and ruby crystal stones. The berries dangle from detailed green lacquered leaves Dimensions: 1" x .5" (2.55 x 1.3 cm) Burnished bronze finish.
Designed by Shelley Cooper, Sweet Romance USA. Made in our Los Angeles studio.
I remember an early shopping adventure with my mother at a May Company department store for a jewelry sale. Women were gathered around a mirror-topped gilt display cart, heaped with gleaming sparkling costume treasures. Ladies removed their gloves to better manage necklace clasps, brooch catches and clip-ons. They smilingly aided each other’s search for matching pieces. The mélange of jewelry--the work of iconic midcentury designers, coupled with women who found style and camaraderie in selecting it and wearing it, made a lifelong impression on me.
Decades later, as I began the design and production of Sweet Romance Jewelry, I chose to utilize the very same methods and techniques that put American jewelry at the center stage of fashion through the 20th century.