I have attached an image of G Butterworth. Founder s : It is now known that the founder of Selini, Paul Selenger, also founded Selro Corporation. The silver beads and jewelry were marketed in the 1930s and 1940s with colored stones, amethyst, emerald and marcasite, and rhinestones, multi-faceted and prongs set in the metals. A white clay called Kaolin was discovered in the area in 1768. See her book Modernist Jewelry, page 104. Iskin jewelry found is prized and highly collectible.Next
The jewelry was also used by fashion models in advertising promotions. Laurent was apprentice at Dior and when Mr. Mario Buccellati pioneered the jewelers Art of engraving. The early work was in plastic and metal while later work incorporated crystals and rhinestones. The jewelry was marked Chanel in script. Additional Hallmarks: Pennino in script, Pennino Pat Pend and Pennino Sterling 1960s- perhaps the 1980s. New York City ~ Selro jewelry is highly collectable, especially the face jewelry.
At that time his son Arthur Andersen took over the helm. The company also produced enameled fruit, small animals, insects, fish, birds, people figures and leaves gold plated with rhinestones and imitation pearls and stones. Have seen old ads dating to the 1950s. Her high end bridal shop opened in 1990 at a hotel. Antonio Pineda within a crown Mexico 1952- Began his apprenticeship at the age of ten. Lane began making jewelry in 1963.Next
The pieces I have seen are decorated with small rhinestones. This range of jewelry above, with its superb styling and craftsmanship, reflects all of the characteristics and expertise of fine jewelry making that has made this Milanese house famous since 1919. Kenneth Jay Lane: 1930-present Bright, bold, elegant and affordable designs. He continued to sculpt and create jewelry there until his death in 1990. Bigney circa 1900-1940s 98 County Street, Attleboro, Mass. From looking at their work, I would think it was in the first third of the 20th century.Next
Mark: Dorson Sterling Photo courtesy Nicole Goodwin. Used in France, Germany and other European countries. The torch pin is often reproduced and sold on eBay as the real thing! Return to Return to Home Page. Bohemia was the center of the crystal universe and cutting crystal was his fathers profession. The jewelry produced today is still handcrafted.Next
His pieces are primitive and biomorphic. Founder s : Heinrich Henkel and Florentin Grossé ~ Germany. This parure-house was, and is, famous for its glass beads and stones imitating rubies, emeralds, jade, quartz and lapis lazuli as well as their techniques of glass enameling and poured glass. Hallmark: Sorrento Stamas Sterling Steve Stamas - Has current web site. We share our reference material free of charge and work hard to make it accurate, but as with any research, mistakes can be made. In 1946 the company split and two of the owners began a company using the hallmark.Next
Acanthus leaves - Executed in 18k gold, necklace, brooch. Swarovski also produced optical products and grinding tools. His sterling pieces are highly sought after. Stones set in gold and silver alloys may be enameled or in 1960s japanned dull black. The company closed it's doors in 1971.Next
Vintage and Contemporary Costume Jewelry Costume Jewelry Designers History and Hallmark Page Two: Amazing Adornments. Not only from the Art Deco period in Chicago and Bauhaus of Germany, but also from China to Hollywood to Japan, to India to Morocco to Russia, to the middle-east to England to Vienna, and to Venice. Many of his designs have been award winners. In 1945 along with his sons he began his own jewelry business where his background in fine jewelry certainly came into play. Their output was small compared to and. He works in silver, copper, gold plated metal and amber.Next