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French vintage – Catherine Popesco jewellery

Catherine Popesco jewellery

Exquisite bow brooch, 7.5 cm, gold tone metal, black enamel, rhinestones. Catherine Popesco jewellery

French vintage – Catherine Popesco jewellery
The magical works of French jewelry designer Catherine Popesco carry the spirit of the heyday of modernism, while emphasizing the traditions of the French jewelry art, unique chic and attractive luxury. The uniqueness of the products lies in the fact that their production uses ancient traditional technologies for creating jewelry.
According to sources, Catherina Popesco, wandering around Paris, found a warehouse with a lot of antique stamps for jewelry from the period of 1900-1930. She used the priceless heritage of France to create a unique collection. The jewelry of this brand is created using a unique technology, in which a unique process of old silver or 14 karat gold on a copper thinnest base.
The complete manual manufacturing cycle gives the jewelry not only a unique look, but also an amazing energy. Each Catherine Popesco brooch is one of a kind with a unique design, fine jewelry work.

French vintage - Catherine Popesco jewellery

Dragonfly, large 10cmx7cm brooch, enamel, jewelry alloy, rhinestones, Swarovski crystals. French vintage – Catherine Popesco jewellery

The heyday of Catherine Popesco came in the 1980s. Then she registered the company La Vie Parisienne and production from France moved to the USA. Besides, the concept of the brand slightly changed giving preference to Swarovski stones and expanding the range. All the wonderful Catherine Popesco jewelry went into the category of collectibles. The first works didn’t have marks on them, then appeared the stamp Catherine Popesco France.

Catherine Popesco jewellery

Vintage brooch of oval shape. 1980’s. Swarovski crystals, 14 karat gold, silver base, maroon and beige enamel. Catherine Popesco jewellery

“La Vie Parisienne” company is currently not working because the mistress herself has recently lived in Los Angeles (USA) and is passionate about other creativity. She paints pictures and successfully exhibits her works. Also, she makes translations and scripts for musicals. And in 2001, she was nominated for the Tony Awards for the musical Jane Eyre. In 2002, she translated it into English, adapted it and presented to the American audience as a musical La Vie on Bleu at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia.

French vintage – Catherine Popesco jewellery