Chunky Vintage Bracelet Gold/Green c.1970/80
A lovely example of a 1970s/80s chunky vintage bracelet. This golden bracelet features a gold metal chain with large links and three large round green glass cabochon details. This gorgeous bracelet t is deceptively lightweight and fastens with a toggle closure.
This bracelet is in excellent condition.
Length (end-to-end) – 22cm
1980s Fashion & Why We Love It
The second half of the 1980s was one of the most eclectic eras for fashion. It was a decade of bold style, silhouettes and colours. The 80s saw a much bolder approach to colour and texture, including bright, shiny and vivid designs. During this time there was a high resurgence of over the top costume jewellery in brash and shiny colours.[It was also a time when turtle neck sweaters came into fashion – go figure!?]
However, it was not just the clothes and jewellery making a statement in the 80s…
“Hair in the 1980s was typically big, curly, bouffant and heavily styled. Television shows such as Dynasty helped popularise the high volume bouffant and glamorous image associated with it. Women from the 1980s wore bright, heavy makeup. Everyday fashion in the 1980s consisted of light-colored lips, dark and thick eyelashes, and pink or red rouge (otherwise known as blush)” – [Source]
One particular style of 1980s costume jewellery that remains sought after is the iconic eighties enamel jewellery. Specifically, navy blue, green, gold and bright red are favourite choices among collectors.
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