Most people found French President Charles De Gaulle very intimidating. Jackie, however, who always admired his work in the French resistance in WWII, won his undying friendship with her usual confidence and charm. He gave her this gift in June 1961.
This Minaudier purse has dark red velour lining, a push open catch, a detachable shoulder chain, is 7" long by 2.5" tall and has 24kt gold plating.
Comes in a velour bag. Included is a Camrose and Kross Certificate of authenticity. Also a romance card with some fascinating information about Jackie and her life.
Camrose and Kross has reproduced the Jacqueline Kennedy Collection as costume jewelry. All items are approved by the Kennedy Foundation to exclusively market the Kennedy Collection.. Most of the peices are white metal alloys electroplated in either 24k gold, rhodium or platinum. All rings are vermeil: pure sterling silver plated in 100 mils of 24k gold. All of the jewelry is guaranteed for life against defects in workmanship. This includes plating chipping or wearing, stones falling out or defective hardware and findings. Watches fall under the same warranty, except for their movements, which are guaranteed for 1 year.