This gorgeous 1950s Napier silver place bracelet is a beautiful something blue ready for your wedding.
1950s Napier Bracelet Details
- Large, faceted sapphire crystals.
- Prong-set in a silver plate link bracelet.
- Links are in an openwork scroll pattern.
- One of the most outstanding Napier designs from the 1950s.
- Box clasp.
The Napier Company is an American jewelry manufacturing company and was one of the first modern corporations in the United States. The company was at the forefront of fashion and design and had a history of sending its designers to Europe.
The company got its start in 1878 as The E. A. Bliss co. in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Bliss company manufactured gilt men’s watch chains. In 1890, the company relocated to Meriden, Connecticut.
James H. Napier served as president from 1920 to his death in 1960. He was a major force in the company’s move into costume jewelry. Named The Napier-Bliss Co., in 1920, the company again changed its name to The Napier Co in 1922.
During both World Wars, Napier ceased production of jewelry, focusing on producing war-related medals and medallions. In 1999, Napier was purchased by Victoria & Company. The plant Merdian plant closed in 1999. Now owned by the Jones Apparel Group, lesser-quality Napier jewelry is still manufactured overseas.
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