As mentioned in my Welcome introduction, my love for vintage jewellery began with Chanel.
Whilst Chanel is renowned for encouraging women to "fake it" by adorning themselves in faux pearls and jewels that were more affordable than fine jewellery, for the average woman looking to expand their accessory collection, Chanel may be out of the price range.
Those sparkling light green rhinestones on black antennae mean paying close attention, and look at his well-kept spring green body and golden textured legs. He's topped off with a fine crimson collar above a set of wings glazed in goldenrod and orange.
His bright little topaz rhinestone eye is watching all that goes on, so he can whisper in your ear.
Laurent licence for costume jewellery which saw some stunning creations hit the high end stores from August 1982.