These are the pride of my jewelry box! My husband got them for me secondhand as a gift and I wear them every special occasion. When buying secondhand designer anything you should always take caution to ensure the item is authentic. Keep scrolling for some tips to authenticate Chanel earrings!
Tips To Authenticate
Stamp On The Back
Chanel jewelry will have a stamp on the back of the item for authentication purposes. They have changed over time (and some older pieces have none at all) but look similar to this:
Stamps Have Changed
As time has gone on Chanel stamps have evolved. Some now have date codes and can be Googled to help with authenticity.
Chanel earrings often have the stamp engraved into the metal on the back, but some jewelry pieces may have plaques vs being engraved. These plaques can come in a variety of shapes (oval, rectangular, circular).
All lettering on the stamp should be uppercase. "CHANEL" & "MADE IN"
Consistent Weight Of Engraving
All areas of the stamp should be equally weighted and even. It should not appear that some of the stamp is more "into" the metal than other areas.
Made In France & Italy
Most jewelry items of Chanel are made in France or Italy. Seeing a stamp with any other country, especially China, is a red flag.
Discounted Secondhand Pieces
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