Charlie Chaplin brooch. Silver tone, enamel, rhinestones. 4.5 cm. 1990s. Butler and Wilson jewellery
Butler and Wilson jewellery
The history of Butler and Wilson jewelry trademark began in 1968 in London founded by two antique dealers, Nicky Butler and Simon Wilson. Although Butler & Wilson is still active, since the 1980s the designers no longer work together. Nicky founded his jewelry brand NB in the USA in 1998.
Originally, they were jewelry traders who opened their first boutique in 1972. In addition to selling, they began creating jewelry. Talented designers, they sold their jewelry throughout the country and attracted many celebrities of the time.
In the 1980s, Butler & Wilson Limited became world known. Noteworthy, among fans of the brand was Princess Diana. B&W snake brooch of black-and-white crystals accompanied Diana during different events and meetings.
Traditionally, B&W jewelers made decorations using fake diamonds, Swarovski crystals and rare stones of unusual forms. Besides, their decorations were similar to the works of the Art Deco. Sparkling rock crystals are characteristic for their jewelry, created in 1980s. Also, their brooches in the form of lizards and spiders have become classics. However, the most popular among the collectors are their early works of the 1970s.
King and Queen brooch
Also, the list of fans included Kate Moss, Sharon Stone, Jerry Hall, and Faye Dunaway, among many others. In fact, Butler Wilson was as famous in Britain as KJL in America. Vintage pieces by Butler & Wilson are very expensive and collectible.
Butler and Wilson jewellery
Harlequin brooch made of an alloy of silver, encrusted with clear rhinestones, eyes of crystal. Lips and a mask covered with colored enamel
Crown brooch. Gold tone alloy, glass cabochons, rhinestones, Swarovski crystals. 6.5 cm. 1980s
Bow brooch. Gold tone metal, Swarovski crystals, enamel. 6,5 cm. 1980s
Butterfly Large brooch. Silver tone metal, Swarovski crystals, enamel. 9.5 cm. 1990s
Female Hand brooch. Gold tone metal, Swarovski crystals, enamel, rhinestones. 9 cm. 1980s
Glamorous duck vintage brooch. Gold tone metal, Swarovski crystals. 5 cm, 1990s
Gold apple vintage brooch pin. 5 cm. 1990s
Kitten with a daisy brooch pin. Matte gold tone, Swarovski crystals, enamel. 4 cm. 1990s
Shoe brooch. Gold tone metal, Swarovski crystals. 4,5 cm. 1980s
‘Treasure for the Lady’ vintage brooch. 1990. Matte gold tone, Swarovski crystals,5,5 cm
Giraffe brooch. Silver tone metal, Swarovski crystals. 4,8 cm, 1990s
Dragon brooch. Colored enamel, Ruby cabochon, length 11 cm, middle 1990s
Stylish cufflinks in the form of London’s famous double-decker buses made of metal color yellow gold and decorated with enamel and crystals
A couple of birds vintage brooch with pearls
Puppies, Cute cuff-links
My friend Panda brooch
Exquisite rose necklace
Bow Brooch. colored enamels, metal, gilding. End of the 1980s
Tango brooch, made of transparent and black rhinestone, synthetic diamonds, 1980s
Window of B&W boutique
Jewellery boutique Butler & Wilson on the Fulham Road in London – opened in 1972. The boutique located in the southern part of Kensington – the oldest historic part of London
Inside the Butler&Wilson boutique
Earrings and bracelet leopard theme set
Lady with a dog, brooch