Jacques Leff and Jules Hirsch 1934- early 1970s - Produced fine jewelry at first. This helped spread her reputation and helped establish her as a taste-maker across the country. Each of the pair may be small in size, but the impact is big. In the 1930s, Krementz began to produce women's jewelry. This was also the year of her first buying trip to Paris. DeRosa Reference: Brunialtis', American Costume Jewelry , A-M, p. We have all seen the patents with his name all over them.
Ceased operations in the early part of the 1930s. Most of the higher quality pieces incorporate the highest quality stones. So which is correct, Keystone or Pack? This piece is the larger of the two sizes produced. Some Julio pieces are exactly like certain Hobe and Dior by Kramer jewelry. Then jewelsforeverismine turned around and offered it at auction as a genuine Trifari.
Art Deco Sterling Rhinestone Lavaliere , ca. Semi- precious stones as well as Swarovski crystals are used. This confusion continued with what some call the deliberate stamping of similar hallmarks on both companies jewelry. No more information after 15 September 1967. She had begun selling her ready-to-wear dresses, hats and accessories in stores around the country by the late 1930s. All perusal of her past and present eBay auction listings are, according to a Haskell expert, a bunch of crap. The pin below is an good example of some of the pieces I have seen.
Probably many Har cheaper pieces belong to the same period. They tried home parties in 1994, but the venture only lasted about 6 months. Peter Raines also worked at Haskell during the 60s. Haskell continues to use findings and beads that may have been purchased years ago including the horseshoe signature if it is on a filigree that fits a piece they make. This company also produces giftware, collectables and jewelry. Unusual designs and choice of stones. His jewelry has been featured at the Louvre.
We have seen pavé set rhinestone pieces, some with enamel and baguettes. By the time Haskell got around to signing her jewelry, the simple spring ring clasp no thumb-thingy was gone, but the rope style a single long strand of beads necklaces made by Haskell continued to use the updated spring-ring. This shield-shaped brooch has a hook to be also worn as a pendant. Good news: On October 2, 2006, eBay made the following announcement: Members who have private Feedback profiles will no longer be allowed to list items after this change goes into effect. She began producing handmade pieces from her house.
Ruby Swirl Fur Clip fine jewelry, this vermeil fur clip has a striking design and substantial weight. This elegant set dates to the early to mid 1940s. Her pieces are all mostly hand constructed. In the late 1930s this all changed. It is possible to see unmarked pieces as some where marked only with a paper hang-tag and if a set, only one piece would be marked. Mark: Sterling Calvaire Photo courtesy Mary Kay Bond. Beginning in the 1980s William's grandson takes over operation of the company.
But their link neckace sets were generally made with metals, rhinestones, and thermoset. Mark: © Cadoro Courtesy justabunchawildflowers. It is possible to find unsigned pieces that were originally on cards or had a hang-tag. Louis, Missouri in the late 1800s. Founder s : It was widely believed that Ray Calish founded this company. Their jewelry sells at better department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue.
Fabulous condition with only minor aging of the tiny original rhinestones. Screw back earrings with some wear to finish on back. It is often described as elegant. Her business remained open, first under the direction of her husband, John Zanft, and then by a former employee, Larry Joseph. Owner: 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.