Vintage Dior

About Christian Dior

Once in a lifetime you discover a designer that completely takes your breath away and for us it has to be the insanely talented couturier, Christian Dior. 

With a glorious spectrum of incredible and intricately-made works of wearable art, Dior’s unique, seventy plus year, heritage of designing and crafting jewellery remains unrivalled, even today.

Ranging from delicate and ultra-feminine floral necklaces that simply ooze romance, to mythical, working musical box pins and punk style crystal embellished logo pieces, such as the iconic oversized safety pin, his jewellery transcends the ages.

Monsieur Dior’s heritage is like a golden thread, now delicately woven throughout each of the seven Dior decades, as successive artistic directors have referenced and reinterpreted his designs. In creating the DNA for the House of Dior’s jewel line, he established a rich heritage, while leaving space and freedom for future designers to cast their own inimitable mark on the Dior jewellery collections. Enjoy perusing our vintage Dior jewellery pieces indivulally sourced with love by Jennifer and dating from Monsieur Dior’s days to the John Galliano years. 

If you’d like to learn more about the jewellery of the House of Dior we’d recommend a couple of our Journal articles:

Jennifer’s talk at the V&A Dior: Top to Toe Course and Jennifer’s account of The Jewels Of Dior Through the Decades

Jennifer Gibson Jewellery Cool Couture Vintage

Conjuring a garden of jewels this exceptional Christian Dior necklace dating to 1962 is utterly timeless and beautifully elegant. Pure Dior Heritage at play during the design era of Marc Bohan.

Jennifer Gibson Jewellery Cool Couture Vintage
Jennifer Gibson Jewellery Cool Couture Vintage
Jennifer Gibson Jewellery Cool Couture Vintage
Crystal Vintage Jewellery from Jennifer Gibson
Crystal Vintage Jewellery from Jennifer Gibson

Galliano’s now iconic Masai inspired pearl laden neck collar, mixed cleverly with an air of the La Belle Époque; paying homage to the style of Christian Dior’s mother, Madelaine is forever enshrined in jewel history.

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