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Coco Chanel and the Art of Earrings

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“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.”

An iconic woman in so many ways, Coco Chanel’s words and influence continue to shape every aspect of style and fashion for women worldwide, especially when it comes to jewelry and accessories. Classic Chanel pieces are always in fashion. One of the revolutionary designer’s most famous quotes is all about accessories. Sometimes less is more, sometimes more is a bit much, but one thing is for sure… earrings are rarely left behind.

“Costume jewelry is not made to give women an aura of wealth, but to make them beautiful.”

Coco Chanel believed that if women could afford to choose from a selection of beautiful jewelry, not all precious stones, they would have the freedom to accessorize every outfit they have. She herself was rarely seen without her signature oversized earrings and ropes of pearls. A pioneer of costume jewelry, she created fabulous yet affordable baubles made of chains, beads, and glass to complement her casual daytime collection dating back to the 1930s. The tradition of Chanel earrings endures to this day, offering elegant configurations of cultured pearls, plated metals and rhinestones.

“It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.”

Earrings often set the tone of other accessories, chosen based on a woman’s neckline, hairstyle and mood on any given day. We rarely leave home without them, however casual the look. As essential to a woman’s signature look as shoes and lipstick, the “Double C” Chanel earrings are iconic and timeless.

Here are a few favorites from our extensive selection of Chanel earrings to finish your holiday party look.

These classic Double C earrings are vintage Chanel, made in France. Black clip on earrings detailed in gold are the perfect complement to another Coco creation…the Little Black Dress.


Chanel gold tone logo hoop earrings are perfect with a strapless gown and an updo. These gorgeous hoops are oversized at 3” and flawlessly pair with an eye catching cocktail ring. Regally engraved with iconic imagery, these recognizably Chanel earrings are at once bold and elegant.


This pair of Chanel 18K yellow gold Comete Diamond Star Earrings is a luxury worth having, Not ALL jewelry needs to be costume, of course. This rare and exquisite pair of Chanel earrings will wow your friends and family for years to come. Created of 18-karat gold with an elegant shooting star design, accented with diamonds.