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Sylvia Dahl vintage costume jewelry

Sylvia Dahl vintage costume jewelry

Unique and beautifully made Crocodile on a leaf dress clip. Silver with blackening, copper-colored alligator. 7.5 cm. 1980s. Sylvia Dahl vintage costume jewelry

Sylvia Dahl vintage costume jewelry
Undoubtedly, the design of jewelry marked Dahl cannot be confused with the design of other jewelers. Traditionally, this is a realistic natural design – a butterfly, a frog or a crocodile floating on a large silver-toned leaf. Also, the jeweler and silversmith Dahl usually used silver and copper to create her costume decorations. Thus, it is impossible to talk about the diversity of the plot and the materials used to create these vintage jewelry. However, products marked Silvia Dahl are vintage and have a certain collection value. Unfortunately, there is no detailed information about the designer of these jewelry on the Internet. Perhaps the full name of the designer is Laila Sylvia Dahl (November 7, 1940 – September 2, 2012), born in Brooklyn. After graduating from Brooklyn College, where she studied costume design, she worked as a designer for off-Broadway productions. A gifted artist and designer, she had exceptional talent in various artistic fields, including drawing, painting, quilt, sewing and knitting. According to the memoirs of people who knew her, she had a unique ability to capture ordinary moments and turn them into beautiful works of art.
Nevertheless, I would like to have more accurate information about a talented jeweler. Noteworthy, these naturalistic dress clips or brooches were sold in the 1980s in the jewelry departments of Neiman Marcus department stores.

Made for Neiman Marcus Butterfly Wreath Brooch Fur Scarf Clip

Made for Neiman Marcus Butterfly Wreath Brooch Fur Scarf Clip

Sylvia Dahl vintage costume jewelry

1990s silver tone floral clip

1990s silver tone floral clip

2000 Millenium Dress Scarf Clip Pin Brooch. Silver Tone, made for Neiman Marcus

2000 Millenium Dress Scarf Clip Pin Brooch. Silver Tone, made for Neiman Marcus

Butterfly on a leaf dress clip. Silver tone with blackening. Copper butterfly. 7.5 cm. 1980s

Butterfly on a leaf dress clip. Silver tone with blackening. Copper butterfly. 7.5 cm. 1980s

Frog on a leaf dress clip. Silver tone with blackening. Copper frog. 6 cm. 1980s

Frog on a leaf dress clip. Silver tone with blackening. Copper frog. 6 cm. 1980s

Happy man in the moon face dress scarf clip, silver and copper

Happy man in the moon face dress scarf clip, silver and copper

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