Paloma Picasso (daughter of famed artist Pablo Picasso) was born April 19, 1949 in Vallauris France. Surrounded by artists from a very young age, Paloma worked as a costume designer when some of her jewelry creations caught the attention of critics. She then went on to design jewelry for Zolotas, Yves Saint Laurent and Tiffany & Co. She eventually launched her own line, creating perfume and designer accessories.
This romantic 18kt gold necklace and earring set was designed by Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co.! The pieces are part of the "Loving Heart" Collection, which features an iconic open heart motif that is simple, yet effortlessly stylish. This particular set includes a pair of stud earrings, and a matching necklace in the "Mini" size. Attached to either side of the mini heart pendant is a fine 18kt gold chain, which fastens with a spring ring clasp in the back. The stud earrings have simple gold posts and earring backs. Each piece is stamped "© T & CO. 750" on the back, along with the authentic "© Paloma Picasso" signature hallmark. Both sweet and feminine, this designer set is perfect for everyday wear, and would make a romantic gift for someone special!
Measurements: The necklace measures 18" long. The mini heart pendant measures 3/8" in size, and the heart studs measure about 1/4" wide and 3/8" tall.
Condition: The overall condition of the earring and necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting. The chain and clasp are secure, as are the earring posts and backs.