Chanel Rare 1981 Topaz Crystal Chicklet Sautoir Necklace
This versatile masterpiece by Chanel is one of the most coveted items and the topaz color is one of the rarest. All accents are done in gold metal and this extra long necklace can be worn as one strand, doubled or easily tripled around the neck in a variety of ways as pictured here. There are twelve "chicklet" or rectangle crystals that have a crimped border and the other round crystals are all bezel set. There is no clasp. These were only produced one year in 1981 and only the crystal Chanel sautoirs and pearls bear this authenticity stamp. Excellent very vintage condition. Measures 66 inches long. Signed and dated with the famous round 1981 hang tag.