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Paul Flato was often called “Jeweler to the Stars” with good reason. His designs graced the ears, wrists, necks, and fingers of le tout Hollywood. This pendant, dating from the fifties is in 14k gold with embedded diamond accents and is in working order. It may be worn as a clip or attached to a bracelet (as shown here) or a necklace to stunning effect. Signed Flato, it is a real collector’s item. Sold with or without a bracelet or chain.
Our dfk personal assistant is here to assist with everything from product recommendations to delivery details and service questions. Please don’t hesitate to reach out. Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm EST
Paul Flato was born in 1900 in Flatonia, Texas. In the late 1920s, he opened his own shop at 1 East Fifty-Seventh Street in New York City, several years before Tiffany & Co. relocated to their current address just across the street. His design-oriented style, often bordering on the humorous, reached its peak in the 1930s. Adolph Kleaty, George Headley and Fulco di Verdura were among his designers. In 1937, Flato opened a branch in Beverly Hills, at 8657 Sunset Boulevard. This branch remained open for only two years, frequented by such luminaries as Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Merle Oberon, and Marlene Dietrich. In 1970 Flato left America, establishing a shop in Mexico City in the fashionable Zona Rosa district. He spent his last years in Dallas, Texas, where he passed away in July 1999.