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Elegant 1950 Designer Rhinestone Covered Evening Handbag

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This is one of the better quality rhinestone covered evening purses that I have acquired in a long time, it is hand made from the 1940 - 1950's era.

Although it is unlabeled, it is of superior quality and is totally comparable to the Oroton or the Walborg rhinestone covered evening handbags from the 1940 - 1950 era.


In fact, I believe that the label may have come loose over the years, I would be very comfortable attributing this purse to the designer Walborg. Front and back are the same, all stones are set in gold tone prongs, all are intact and most are sparkling with fire. There are few, if any, on the body of the purse that show any slight darkening but there are a few on the fold over clasp that are darker, however, my photos may be showing them a little darker than they really are. My photos really don't do this purse justice, these stones react with an intense sparkle, picking up lots of color, none of which will show in my photos, except for reflecting my pink blouse. I don't see any significant flaws or negatives with this purse, it is simply a vintage treasure that looks like it was barely used, if it was carried, it couldn't have been more than once or twice. The fold over clasp closes the purse with a good snap and keeps the bag securely closed. The brushed gold tone frame looks like new and so does the slinky style carry handle, which folds into the purse so you can carry this bag as a clutch, if desired.


The yellowy satin lining has a pocket and is nearly spotless, showing barely a smudge that it has ever been used. This purse suffers no problems, no damages, losses or weaknesses. This purse is very well constructed and has a medium firm hand but not too stiff, the rhinestones are snug and well set. My photos show you exactly what you should expect to receive, save for the glitter, the twinkling on this purse will impress you. Stuffed with tissue, this sparkling beauty measures 7 inches wide across the bottom by 4 in total height, the sides span 1 inch and the slinky chain handle drops 5 inches. I couldn't be happy with the way this purse presents itself, it's a beautiful  elegant little rhinestone evening purse, anyone would be proud to own and carry. The condition is excellent and the purse is well attached to the frame at all points, I detect no relevant issues to be concerned about.  I do believe you will love carrying this shimmering vintage treasure, it's a great wardrobe accessory. If you haven't added a vintage rhinestone covered evening purse to your repertoire of handbags, then you don't know what you are missing, please consider this one.


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