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'Big Diamonds' sunglasses
Oppenheimer, Stephen
Europe: France, Oyonnax
plastic; swarovski stones

Ladies sunglasses. Dark brown mottled plastic (imitation tortoiseshell) frame. Flat topped front with arch bridge, swept-back lugs. Double charnier high joints horizontally pinned to lugs and embedded to sides. Semi-library reinforced drop-end sides. Swarokvski crystals embedded decoratively on lugs and front of bridge. Suspended D-shaped rims, glazed with brown-tinted sun lenses.


College Purchase, 2015

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