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As summer is in full steam, let’s take a look at how sailing and mariner themes have been used in fashion. Besides the typical Breton French blue and white striped shirts, or Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel breaking tradition by radically wearing sailor pants in 1928, this seafaring theme also applies to jewelry.

This amazing unsigned large ship necklace in our collection was probably made for a runway or costume in the 1970s.
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As summer is in full steam, let’s take a look at how sailing and mariner themes have been used in fashion. Besides the typical Breton French blue and white striped shirts, or Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel breaking tradition by radically wearing sailor pants in 1928, this seafaring theme also applies to jewelry. 

From compasses to anchors, a nautical theme has been around for a long time in jewelry. A certain type of link known as a “mariner” chain was highly popularized by Gucci in the 1970s. From more understated chains to whimsical boats, propellers and captain’s wheels, these fanciful designs epitomize the water and warmer casual days by the sea. 

May you be enjoying your summer and all the fun that comes from the beach and waves.

Clip earrings with dolphins depicted on them.

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