We all know everything comes back in style. Ladies, don't you wish you saved some of those old purses you threw away from years ago?
In 1963, when the film Cleopatra came out, there was a demand for collar necklaces inspired by the Hollywood starlet Elizabeth Taylor. Now, more than 45 years later and those collar necklaces are back in style again! With the Oscars right around the corner, we here at the Red Carpet Jeweler blog can only sit on the edge of our seats wondering which stars are going to rock the collar necklaces on the red carpet.
Coomi Jewels has built a collection of jewelry combining "ancient and modern details to make ornate yet delicate pieces. Twenty-karat gold and rose-cut diamonds are the mainstay of the collection, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, precious gemstones and diamond beads." Well, we are just going to have to wait and see what stars wear what.
Jewelery Information Center put up this fun fact for you on their website. "On Feb 24, 1959, journalist Josphine Lowman wrote that dog- collars where the 'it' piece of jewelry in an article that appeared in The Montreal Gazette. She said: 'You may not be in the dog house, but you are very likely to have your neck in a dog-collar this spring!' Shown to the left, a model sports the “Patina” Necklace, by Modernist Jewelry designer Art Smith.
Everything truly does come back in style. Have you noticed an increase in collar-type jewelry in your store?