This season, when it comes to jewellery, bigger is most definitely better. Just as we all imagine a French woman to effortlessly wear a scarf with a gallic shrug, there are some in this world who have the ability to find that perfect statement jewellery piece to take their look to another level. From adding an element to a carefully constructed look or, for those who take their gems seriously, building an outfit from the jewellery down, there is a myriad of choice from gobstopper rings to chandelier earrings, from golden chokers to arm dropping cuffs. Bold, bright or kitsch these pieces take guts and attitude but, if you’re brave enough to take the plunge, they can create an effortlessly stylish look with one statement piece.
The Sunday Times Style Magazine have taken their pick of our statement earrings from Trifari and Balenciaga. You can discover other true masters of the art of vintage costume jewellery with designers such as , Stanley Hagler , Napier , Weiss , Vendome and Joseff of Hollywood . Or browse the established classic fashion houses of Miriam Haskell , Chanel and Givenchy . Whether you are a natural Iris Apfel, or are a willing student of the art, there is something to dazzle and awe from Dior to earrings , necklaces to bracelets . Have a rummage in the Open For Vintage jewellery box to find your perfect piece. Below is our edit of serious statement making jewellery but be sure to check out our full brooches too. JEWELLERY COLLECTION
Price: Low to High
Price: High to Low
This ring was created in the 1990s by Balenciaga. It showcases the brand beautiful and minimal design aesthetic.
Stylish necklace with twin golden faces and diamantés
Stunning vintage statement necklace with glass balls and golden leaves
A tremendous rare novelty piece of signed Hattie Carnegie Jewellery dating to the 1950s.
Stylish gold tone collar with black and white enamel links
Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings Set.
These 1968 stunning clip earrings illustrate the fine craftsmanship and innovative design of Christian Dior jewellery. They are a piece to be favoured by collectors and connoisseurs of beautiful design.
Vintage 90's Les Elise Paris black with gold chain link necklace.
Vintage 80's Sharra Pagano faux pearl gold toned with colours rhinestones (red, green, yellow, blue and silver) clip on drop earrings .
Vintage 80's Christian Lacroix red and orange resin inlaid heart shaped gold toned clip on earrings with red clear glass drops
Vintage 80's Christian Lacroix red and orange resin inlaid cross brooch
Vintage 1980's very large faceted octagon jewel multicoloured (red, orange, green and pink) gold toned link belt.
Vintage 90's Christian Lacroix gold tone and yellow clear resin heart shaped clip on earrings with beads floating in the resin hearts
Fabulous pair of clip on green glass drop earrings
Chanel gold tone clip on earrings with diamond shape drops with three rhinestone drops beneath
Large 1995 Chanel rounded neon clip on neon pink earrings with a studded rhinestone edge and gold tone CC logo centres
Chanel 1997 square perspex bangle with charms, logos and chains suspended inside
Lanvin modernist 1970's pendant necklace in green and gold resin with a snake link chain.
A beautiful Christian Dior necklace from 1971. This piece consists of a gold-tone snake chain and a large pendant with a purple marblelized glass stone.
A fabulous Lanvin statement necklace from the 1980s.
Edouard Rambaud large faux pearl bracelet interspersed with different shaped monogram gold tone charms
Chanel oversized monogram clip on earrings in white with green stripes.
Striking Chanel twisted gold tone and faux pearl logo black cuff bracelet.
A stunning gold-tone Lanvin necklace with a large floral centerpiece.