Costume Jewelry (POCKET COLLECTIBLES) by Judith Miller

By Judith Miller

Overlaying the entire significant designers and types from the Twenties during the contemporary, this stylish and fashionable advisor to dress jewellery positive aspects scorching accumulating traits, and spotlights significant designers. writer BIO: Judith Miller all started amassing antiques within the Nineteen Sixties, and has due to the fact that prolonged and bolstered her wisdom across the world. Judith has written greater than a hundred books on antiques and interiors, that are held in excessive regard by way of creditors and buyers alike.

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1940s ★✩✩✩✩ JOSEFF 47 GOLDEN ERA designers 48 Unusual Russian gold-plated floral motif necklace and earrings with navette-cut ruby and round-cut clear rhinestones. 1940s ★★HHH Joseff was critical of the use of historically incorrect jewelry in Hollywood movies and so began designing more authentic pieces of his own. Emily Dickinson JOSEFF “Beauty is not caused. ” Russian gold-plated floral motif pendant necklace and earrings, with faux topaz and clear rhinestones. 1940s ★HHHH 49 GOLDEN ERA designers 50 51 Miriam Haskell (1899–1981) played a key role in elevating the status of costume jewelry from inexpensive copies of precious pieces to a fashionable and valuable accessory in its own right.

Her designers used materials of high quality, including beads golden era designers 52 Flower and leaf pin of antiqued gilt metal with melon-cut emerald beads and clear rose montées. 1960 ★★hh✩ Hollywood actress Joan Crawford regularly bought Haskell jewelry from the early 1930s to the late 1960s. Her extensive collection was auctioned amid much publicity in 1978. miriam haskell Pair of earrings set with green glass pumpkin-cut beads, amber beads, and faux pearls. 1950s ★H✩✩✩ 53 GOLDEN ERA designers 54 Bird of paradise on a branch stick pin made of antiqued gilt metal with sapphire, emerald, and pink glass beads.

Most pieces are stamped golden era designers 42 Very rare silver and red Bakelite leaf pin. 1940s ★h✩✩✩ Crescent moon pin with cherub and pearl charms. ★h✩✩✩ Very rare Russian gold-plated Moon god with ruff pin, with clear rhinestone eye tremblers. 1940s ★hhh✩ 43 GOLDEN ERA designers 44 Large Russian gold-plated tassel pin of Middle-Eastern inspiration, with faux silver finish. 1940s ★★HH✩ Joseff of Hollywood “Joseff” retail display logo, Russian gold-plated. 1930s–50s ★H✩✩✩ Gold-colored flowerhead with bees pins.

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