PATRICIA VON MUSULIN Monumental African Solid Ivory Double Strand of 15 1/2mm Ivory Beads Extraordinary bulbous carved accent on the side which is beautiful on both sides and a Signature all Ivory Buckle Clasp Necklaces of this calibre were made of Antique Ivory in the early 1980's. They are totally unavailable for sale today
Dedicated to experimentation and exploration, Patricia von Musulin has worked extensively to redefine the notion of “accessories”. Her BOLD work has been featured in international advertising campaigns, countless magazines as well as "on the runway" with both American and European fashion designers. Estee Lauder, Revlon, Elizabeth Arden, Lancôme, Victoria's Secret, Absolute Vodka, Cover Girl, Gap, Kohler, and Goldenpoint
Von Musulins' designs are well known for their drama and singularity. Finished by hand, there are no two items that are identical. She works with limited mediums - Sterling Silver, Sterling Silver with Rich Gold Plating, Lucite, Ivory, Teak & Ebony are her trademarks. Her Collection is sold exclusively at stores like Stanley Korshak, & Bergdorf Goodman, New York. Her price points are staggering.
Von Musulins' creativity with the materials she chooses is in a category all its own It is often larger & more defined than Elsa Peretti, more linear than John Hardy and Stephen Dweck and more bold than Lagos. It really has to be seen and touched to be appreciated for its classicism and refinement. Her architecturally detailed shapes are always satiny smooth to the touch and encourage a tactile sensation.
This extraordinary 100% African Ivory Long Necklace is proof that a single standout accessory can transform an entire look. This was designed to make a bold impression. IMPORTANT is exactly what is needed to switch the mood of an outfit from dull to dazzling. I have owned this necklace for many years and recently sent it to Patricia Von Musulin for re-stringing. She told me that only two of these exist - one is hers in her archive museum, and this is the other one. IMPORTANT is exactly what is needed to switch the mood of an outfit from dull to dazzling. This fabulous Ivory Necklace is worth its' weight in IMPACT, and then some
There are a total of 100 (One hundred) 15 1/2mm Beads hand knotted on this double strand necklace It is 38" in total length, Side Curvilinear Carved Accent is 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1" Deep. The Buckle Clasp is 2" x 1" x 1 1/8" Deep The Antique African Ivory is breathtaking with exquisite markings, shadings and cross-hatching. A few superficial cracks which only add to the magnificence of this necklace.
It is a huge Fashion Statement wherever you choose to wear it. This piece has been long since discontinued & Unavailable. It truly is museum quality. Apparently only two were manufactured because of the expense and rarity of this quality ivory. Extraordinarily beautiful and collectible This weighs about 1 full pound of solid ivory.Patricia Von Musulin designs are for those who KNOW FASHION and appreciate extraordinary quality For the Collector, the Connoisseur, and the Status Seeker This Necklace is a Museum Piece