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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Daniel Swarovski, French, 1862–1956

Clip Earrings

ca. 1997

Crystal beads with silver metal support

1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Gift of Daniel Swarovski, Paris
1997.27.1.3
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Ensemble (purse, necklace, earrings) was solicited by John Loring from Nadja Swarovski, a principal in the firm. Nadja chose this ensemble as an excellent example by which the firm would be represented in Yale's fashion jewelry collection.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 143.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 12, checklist, no. 60.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.