Dating vintage costume jewellery
The pin is considered to be of the Edwardian era (English kings named Edward) and designed for the very elite. The jewelry has been classified good quality with unusual gothic designs and was highly popular in the 1960s having had the Art Deco decorative look of the 1920s and 1930s Many items had a style typical of the Renaissance, Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Rococo ornamentation. One item produced was a cameo pin believed to have been carved out of sardonyx/carnelian with yellow gold metal accented with an applied granular texture on the leaves (variegated with yellow, rose, and green gold filling) on each side of the cameo. The Accessocraft Products Company, NY, was founded by Edgar Rodelheimer and Theodore Steinman, and opened in 1930.We will add additional designers as time permits and update these pages often. There is very little information about this company. Several design firms such as Anne Klein contracted with the firm to produce their designs because of the reputation Accessocraft had for quality workmanship. Back to top Arthur Pepper -I have seen different dates for their production 1940s- 1960s and 1950s-1980s -Also known as Mode Art Company, they produced medium to high priced costume jewelry under the name Art Mode Jewelry Creations, Inc.
Becken Catalogue, 1902 Daniel Low Catalogue, 1906 Baird North Company 1913 Daniel Low & Co. Bonn Jewelry, 1927 May & Malone, 1930 ST&W Company, 1930 Low's 1931 Denver Jeweler's Buying Guide 1932 Benjamin Allen & Co.
Unsigned pieces were either for customers who wanted to sell pieces as their own, because work was produced in a rush to meet demand or because there wasn't space on the design.
Pieces may have either numbers only or a letter and numbers. The jewelry is now becoming highly collectible since Sphinx ceased operations in the late 1990's.
Trifari Weiss Kramer Coro, Corocraft & Vendome Lisner Napier Monet Park Lane Avon Sarah Coventry Marvella JJ Art Alice Caviness Hobe' Miriam Haskell Florenza Eisenberg Hattie Carnegie Beaujewels D&E, Juliana and Juliana Style Robert Hollycraft Bogoff Krementz Schiaparelli Warner Boucher Harry Iskin Kenneth Jay Lane, KJL, Kenneth Lane Mazer Brothers & Jomaz Little Nemo Austria Accessocraft N. Gielar Joseff of Hollywood Michal Negrin Theodor Fahrner Spratling Unger Brothers Rebajes Gerard Yosca Los Castillo Cini Star-Art Coppola e Toppo Walter Lampl Los Ballesteros Lanvin Flying Colors Mizpah Virgil Cantini Ed Levin Lilly Dache Dodds Limoges langani Perli Bill Schiffer Duane Pastelli Botticelli Triad Tara Jewels by Julio Amy Lacombe Escada Irena Bryner, Irena Brynner Marlene Margot de Taxco Caroline Gleik Rosene Judith Leiber Hess-Appel [Jolle] Phyllis Jacobs Rebecca Collins 11 W. The back are almost as pretty as the front in most cases.
Robert De Mario Pell Ciner Nettie Rosenstein Matisse and Renoir Miracle Bergere Erwin Pearl Beaucraft Carl Art Laguna Gerry's Brooks Karu Arke Whiting & Davis BSK Joan Rivers Musi Givenchy Les Bernard Schreiner Judy Lee Sandor Barclay Cadoro Christian Dior Mylu Mimi di N Regency Jewelarama Danecraft Pauline Rader Sherman Schrager Carolee Eugene Beatrix 1928 Stanley Hagler, Mark Mercy & Ian St.
1945 (used for plastic jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, finger rings, earrings, jewelry clips, brooches, lockets, beads, ornamental pins, hat and hair ornaments made with precious or semi-precious metals, fancy buckles and jewelry initials) that were plastic plated. Adele Smithline was born in 1903 and married Wesley William Simpson in 1930.