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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Absolutely gorgeous Grosse gold tone woven mesh choker , the never out of style jewelry!Elegant and dressy gold plated braided necklace. The very cocktail jewelry or for any others great occassions.Henklel and Grosse made all of Christian Dior's jewelry in the 1950's and 60's and was known for, among other things, for their heavily gold plating of their costume jewelry.Lenght 40 cm approxGood vintage condition minimal metal loss.The jewelry firm Suddeutsche Gold und Haar-Bijourterie was founded in 1907 by Heinrich Henkel and Florentin Grosse. They have always been known for their high quality and great design. In 1955 Henkel & Grosse started its cooperation with Christian Dior (1905-57) in Paris and were licensed as the sole producers and distributors of Dior jewelry (for over 50 years now!). Regarding its own designs, however, the company always maintained its independence. As of the 1960s they expanded their portfolio to include Grosse Bijoux, Grosse Sterling and Grosse Gold, with fashion always dictating the design. Besides its affiliation with Dior, this firm became one of the major haute couture designers/manufacturers for other high end names as well - such as Schiaparelli, Lanvin, and Givenchy. After 4 generations as the Grosse family business, in 2006, Christian Dior Couture SA of France acquired Henkel & Grosse 22844155

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