Auction Ends: Sep 13, 2021 01:00 PM CDT


Silk Envelope Bag With Embedded Crushed Diamonds, Natural Pearls, Jewelry Box

Item Number
Estimated Value
$140 USD to jg1f22931

The winning bid will go to FrontStream Global Fund (tax ID 26-3265577), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, which will send the donation to GENEVA LAKE WOMENS ASSOCIATION INC (tax ID 391549915) on behalf of the winner.

Number of Bids
5  -  Bid History

Item Description

Silk & Jeweled Evening Bag inspired by the designs of Coco Chanel

The whole Coco Package

  • This envelope bag:
    The process of fusing natural crushed diamonds into silk fibers was developed 20 years ago. It was a collaboration for Harrods In London. The soft bag has 5 ctw of diamonds in the silk and can be used as an evening bag or jewelry bag etc. I followed the theme that many people are not aware of. Coco was credited with saving the diamond business after the war during the Great Depression.
  • Natural Pearl Necklace
  • Black Jewelry Box

About the Designer: Chris Kaupe has been working with silk for over 50 years. She grew up in Palm Beach with a designer Mother. Kaupe has been featured on Worth Ave in boutiques, was a buyer for Macys for awhile, was featured in San Francisco Chronicle with a black silk ball gown.

Read more about Choc Chanel's role during the  here:


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Donated By:

Chris Kaupe