Laser etched marks are also introduced. Pascal is wearing the woman's version. In 1977, the company changed its name to the Felch-Wehr Company but still markets under the name Danecraft. There are several patents out there as well. Some of these manufacturers go all the way back to the 1700s! Mode-Art, a jewelry company founded in New York City in the late 1940s, was owned by Arthur Pepper. Whiting Company North Attleboro, Mass. Their head designer was a man named Jimmy.
Mark: Double Exposure 1948 Mark: Miss Hattie -- April 1958 Mark: Pooped Pussy Cat 1965 Mark: Pooped Poodle 1965 Mark: Hoff-Galant for Hattie Carnegie -- Sept. This piece likely dates to the 1950s or '60s and may have been sold on a piece of Chanel clothing. Some of the scarce Trifari and Coro Craft originals command four-figure prices. Various signatures for Trifari vintage jewelry from pre -1955 through the 1990s. He is known for large rhinestone collar and bib necklaces, which are quite popular with collectors. Maker's marks are similar to trademarks but are unregistered.
Carat is a unit of weight for gemstones. In the 1930s, he took a job with Mazer Bros. For information on valuing your jewelry, click. It is said, that the Danecraft sterling silver jewelry produced, was some of the best manufactured in terms of quality of design and craftsmanship the industry had to offer during post-war decades. Her jewelry designs consists of a variety of fossil materials to boulder opals, precious and semi precious stones and may include fresh water pearls, Tahitian pearls and blister pearls Mabe , faux gemstones, crystal and colored rhinestones.
Most costume jewelry having the copyright mark was made after 1955. See Trifari for additional information on this company. Silver Purity Marks Silver purity marks also specify metal content for reference, sterling silver is 92. Andre, on the right, is wearing and holding the red Phrygian cap with the tricolor badge. I cannot send photo on my phone. All items are subject to prior sale. Jeweler's Circular lists Castlecliff in 1977 as part of the Carnegie Industries Co.
Newark, New Jersey 1872-1919 Silver, Jewelry Dirk Van Erp Oakland, California 1859-1933 Copper Nicholas Varney New York City, New York 1996-present Jewelry Webster Company North Attleboro, Mass. Peacock -- see Peacock Ceil Chapman c. Many of these items were photographed from private collections, and are for reference only, but you are always welcome to ask. The Trifari mark, for example, is widely forged. However, if you do find the marks, this list below of over 180 vintage jewelry and metal designers may help you identify how old they are. The jewelry is characterized for its extremely high quality costume jewelry using colorful rhinestones, moonstones and paved clear stones and produced enamel figurals using potmetal and sterling silver.
Prior to starting the David Yurman Company is New York City in 1979, the couple were artists of 20 years with respected careers in sculpture and painting. Some jewelry produced leans towards the Victorian and Regency styles. The demand for this kind of information is absolutely too overwhelming for one dealer to fill. This is a simple ring with a solitaire clear glass stone. References for this guide include: Research compiled by Pamela Y. All images, videos and any other multimedia shown on RetroWaste is in fair use context. In 1970, the company became a part of Lenox, Inc.
Mark: Hattie Carnegie Courtesy Kathy Flood Mark: Chrystya Olenska for Hattie Carnegie Mark: Hangtag Mark: Metal hangtag is probably c. The beads are hand sewn into a plastic back. Castlecliff manufactured their own jewelry. Handmade pieces of german silver and copper. A 14-karat gold item contains 14 out of 24 parts gold and is stamped 14k.
Many Chanel costume jewelry pieces will have markings. Reimer at her desk, from a now defunct Australian tourism web site. His Masterpiece Collection of inspired designs was influenced by the style of immortal painter, Pablo Picasso creating a face in the design using gemstones fitted and inlaid in 18k gold and sterling silver. The company ceased operations in 1937. It can be purchased on her website and she will make jewelry to your order. The designer mark has also been changed.