Line Vautrin - Fr - A "Farah" talosel and incrusted blue mirrors large necklace
Line Vautrin called herself this model of necklace "Farah", she was inspired by this design during the Farah Diba wedding with Teheran Shah's wedding in 1959.
The necklace is composed of a steel structure holding black talosel Pampille incrusted with strong blue mirrors flakes.
This piece has been designed and produced in the beginning of the sixties.
It bears the "Joux" stamp we sometimes find on Line's jewels. Not always but sometimes.
"Joux" is a diminutive of "bijoux" the French term of Jewel.
Designer : Line Vautrin
Manufacturer : Line Vautrin
H 16.54 in. x W 3.35 in. x D 0.24 in.
H 42 cm x W 8.5 cm x D 6 mm
Good vintage condition
Bears "Joux" stamp
Please check our inventory, we are pleased to present a matching execution pair of earrings. Both pieces comes from the same collector in Paris and purchased during the sixties.
Line Vautrin (1913 – 1997)
Line Vautrin was born on April 28th in Paris. Her family owned a bronze foundry on Faubourg Saint-Antoine.
She started working on her first creations, which were bracelets, at the age of 21 and opened her first boutique in 1938.
After a short stay in Casablanca, she’s back in Paris in 1950 and discover a new material, cellulose acetate that she patents and renames “Talosel” and begins to produce her famous convex mirrors.
1958, Line opens a new boutique at Rue de l’Université in Paris. She sells her creations to famous people such as Brigitte Bardot, Françoise Sagan and Ingrid Bergman.
She met David Gill in 1987 who will revive her fame organizing exhibitions troughout the world. London, Tokyo, NYC, Barcelona and Brussels.
Line dies in 1997 two years before the retrospective in Musée des Arts décoratifs.
Photos archives Marie Laure Bonnaud Vautrin