Rafael Canada Necklace Brass - Kinetic - Plum Purple Cabochon
Striking Rafael Alfandary necklace made out of brass with kinetic tassels and a horizontal plum purple glass cabochon. Brutalist in design with rough soldering accented by the smooth glass stone. This style is titled "Barbara Round" in Rafael's catalog.
This piece dates from 1974-78, when he used this Hallmark. Rafael was a famous jewelry designer in the 1970's, designing for many celebrities. His designs tend to use glass and brass, but on occasion he would mix copper or other found objects into the mix. He loved to make large statement pieces, many of them having kinetic movement.
Titled "Barbara Round" in the Rafael Catalog. The pendant and tassels measure about 2.75" tall x 1.5" wide The chain measures approx. 31" in total length. Signed "Rafael Canada" The piece is in good vintage condition with dark heavy aged patina and wear.