NEW YORK, 1960's, attractive stylized leaves clip - screw back earrings in silver metal are prong-set pave' with round clear faceted rhinestones, signed "LES BERNARD", approx. Secure clip/screw backs, good condition, very lively. For more interesting period jewelry, Disney, original art, decorative antiques and gift ideas, visit my store, WERKSTATTE, above right!
Lester Joy and Bernard Shapiro officially founded Les Bernard Inc on December 6, 1963 in New York. Their principal location was on the famous and exclusive Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Bernard Shapiro was the son of Harold Shapiro who founded Vogue Jewelry in 1936. Joy was the main designer.Les Bernard designed high-end pieces using genuine crystals, stones, marcasite, silver, and other precious metal alloys. The company has two trademarks on file; although both are expired as of the 1990s. Diamond Point was a texture technique used in the design of their pins, rings, earrings, and bracelets. Rare Species involved their actual metal work. Les Bernard created jewelry for the famous American soap opera Dynasty. The company also designed jewelry for other designers such as James Galanos and Ugo Correani. Additionally, the brand influenced famous fashion houses such as Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent.
Their jewelry was relatively small and tasteful with an air of elegance. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Earrings".
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