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Vintage Grosse Supreme Jewelled Cuff 1969 Gold Tanjore Style by Henkel & Grosse, Dior’s Manufacturer


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A very rare and spectacular Grosse Vintage Bangle dating to 1969, made in Germany. One of the best examples of Grosse jewellery produced by Henkel & Grosse Jewellery. Grosse are world class in their production of Costume Jewellery and in addition to being known in their own right they are recognised for their exceptional design and manufacture of the mainstay of Dior Costume Jewellery from the 1950s onwards. Such was Monsieur Christian Dior's confidence in the abilities of Grosse they not only manufactured but also designed Dior's Costume Jewellery. Designs were shared across the Houses and items of jewellery are to be found attributed to both, such was their intimacy and strength of relationship. This Grosse Vintage Bangle is encrusted with superior crystals and art glass cabochons emulating fine gems and in the style of Tanjore Jewels. The metal is phenominal quality boasting a thick luxurious high carat gold plating appearing as if it could last forever. The images for this supreme Grosse Vintage Bangle capture only part of it's beauty and features. A famous Henkel & Grosse trait, the bangle is incredible quality. Henkel and Grosse produced some of the highest quality costume jewellery of the 20th Century for their own line Grosse and the House of Dior. The interior of the bangle measures approx. 17 cm and it s approx. 3.5cm wide, closing with a strong sprung hinge and jewelled clasp. In perfect condition, this Grosse Vintage Bangle is remarkably as fresh as the day it was made and the cuff is clearly signed Grosse, dated 1969. An important piece of jewellery that is also an exceptional piece of fashion and couture history owing to the quality and workmanship in this piece. Should you choose to buy from us, we commit to the item being as described. Your vintage costume jewellery will arrive beautifully packaged and presented, helping to preserve your one of a kind piece. Don't hesitate to contact us should you require further assistance.

Love From Jennifer

My business is a labour of love. A love for tracking down the best unique jewellery from across the globe. A love for researching and writing about each jewel and a love for bringing you the best one of a kind experience I possibly can. I’ve always favoured unique antique or vintage jewels for their superiority of design, quality and uniqueness. With Jennifer Gibson Jewellery I aim to offer you a wonderful and personal experience to land your perfect unique jewel. The perfect jewel is personal to you but at very least it must excite you and adorn your personal style, whilst celebrating the best of fashions. By choosing to rewear jewels from the last century we naturally make a small contribution to sustainable fashion. Quite simply our jewels are jewels that won’t cost our earth. Have fun perusing our collection and finding your perfect jewel !

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We hope you enjoy reading our individually written descriptions and perusing our images. We believe that multiple quality images play an important part in your decision and so we provide the number necessary to fully convey a piece to you. This in-depth and quality curation is central to our collection and our one of a kind customer experience. If you choose to buy from us we commit to deliver the item as described.

New to Antique and Vintage jewellery? Please keep in mind that our one of a kind pieces are preloved and preworn. They will often show slight signs of wear or normal ageing. Typically, we do not offer pieces with damage or repair detrimental to the wearing of a piece. If damage or repair is evident we will identify this in the description.

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Delivery & Aftercare

Once you have placed your order, your jewellery will be carefully prepared and packaged ready for dispatch. Should you require a personal message with your order please contact and we will be pleased to arrange this for you.

Delivery within the UK is with our compliments as follows.
Orders up to £150 will be dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class Signed For Service.
Orders of £150 and above will be dispatched via Royal Mail Special Delivery Service (Monday to Friday delivery). Saturday delivery is by arrangement.

International Delivery: 
We charge £15 for international orders up to £500 and £25 for orders over £500. Orders will be dispatched via Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed or alternative carrier, dependent on the compensation level required.

Our full delivery and returns terms can be found here 

Vintage and antique costume jewellery is a luxury traditionally crafted product and it needs special care to preserve its exceptional character. Below please find some advice on care and simple steps you can take:

Your order will include our care card suggesting ways to maintain the condition of your jewellery.

We cannot be held liable for any damages incurred after the receipt of products.

Items are typically most suited to occasional rather than constant wear.

Avoid contact with liquids or humidity including sprays such as water, perfume or hairspray and creams. Exposing jewellery to wet or damp could harm the metal and reduce the life of the plating, as well as cause discolouration and/or loss of stones. Remove jewellery before washing hands, swimming etc.

Store your jewellery in the original packaging or a soft pouch to avoid scratches.

Add your jewellery last when dressing and remove before undressing.

Avoid hard contact (i.e. dropping or knocking against objects) that can cause scratches or chips.

We are always happy to advise on the care specifics of a particular piece you may be considering.

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