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Jewelry marks, makers and dates reference list
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A through D        E through M        N through Z
 

Many thanks to Pat Seal, Bobye Syverson, Cathy Gordon, Janet Lawwill, Mariann Katz, Virginia Krohn and others who shared pictures, information and dates for this page.

    

   

NANCY LEE
Providence Stock Company
Providence, RI

NAPIER
1922-1999

NATACHA BROOKS sterling

 

    NOLAN MILLER 
		contemporary

        

 

NOLAN MILLER
contemporary

 

 

 

   

       

EINAR MODAHL
NORWAY
c 1960s

DAVID-ANDERSEN
David Andersen
Oslo, Norway
1940-present
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

FINN JENSEN
Oslo, Norway
Marked "925 S V"
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

 

  

NORWAY
Ivar T Holt (H in a circle mark)
circa 1940-50
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

AKSEL HOLMSEN
Sandefjord, Norway
pre-1970 mark
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

HROAR PRYDZ
Oslo, Norway
Marked with a circle within a sideways "V", circa 1960. 
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

 

 NEMO
1913-?
Milton A. Fischer
Brier Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island
The marks "L/N" and "L/N25" and "Nemo Gold Seal
Quality" also belonged to this company.

NORWAY
S HESTENES
(See "Morning Glory Collects Enamel on Sterling Jewelry".)

  NYE
Mark- a shamrock with the letters "NYE" in the petals
Stuart Nye Silver Shop, N.C.
1933-present
known for silver and copper jewelry

 

OBSIDIAN 
		contemporary

ORA 
      1921-present 
      Oreste Agnni  Ralph Singer 
		fraternal jewelry
		 
		web site

OTAZU 
		contemporary

 OBSIDIAN
contemporary   

ORA
1921-present
Oreste Agnni & Ralph Singer
fraternal jewelry web site

OTAZU
contemporary 

 

    

OTIS
1943-1970's
Providence, Rhode Island    

  PS Co
Possibly Plainville Stock Co.
South & Bacon Streets, Plainville, Mass.
(Source: Keystone 1934, page16)

PAM
  Possibly a French designer named Pierre Anton Masson, but no verified information.  

 

    

   PANDORA

  PANTTI
Bruce & Vicki Pantti, California
contemporary bakelite

PANETTA
1945-1995 
Benedetto Panetta

 

  

PARENTI
circa 1940's

PARISINA
Marcel Boucher
Mexico

 PARKLANE  

 

 

   

  

PARISSTYLE
Mark also seen as "Paristyle N.Y.C."

PENNINO
1927-1961
Oreste, Frank & Jack Pennino (brothers) 
New York, New York   

 PERUZZI
F.lli Peruzzi Italy, F.lli being an abbreviation for "fratelli," or "brothers".

 

    

PERUZZI
Florence, Italy

 P.E.P.

LUCIEN PICCARD
1947-?
New York, NY 

 

     

    

   

POME

POMERANTZ
Circa 1930-40's, possibly longer
"H. Pomerantz Inc. NY" possibly 1880-1890 to 1930's;
"Pomerantz Inc. NY" possibly 1930's to 1940's
New York, NY 

CATHERINE POPESCO
France 

 

   

   

RAZZA
Luca Razza
This mark 1950s-1970s

 R&G Co.
67 Mechanic St., Attleboro, Mass
c. 1930, succeeded by Ripley & Gowan Co.
Also made "NuWite" bracelets per an ad in Ettinger's "Popular Jewelry" page 125

PAULINE RADER

 

   

   

REGENCY
circa 1950-1970
(see "Morning Glory Collects Regency".)

 REBECCA COLLINS
contemporary
Dallas, Texas

REBAJES
1932-1967 in USA

 

   

    REGAL

 

 

REGAL

 

 

   

   

         

 REINAD
1922-mid 1950's 
Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
(also made jewelry for Carnegie, Boucher, Eisenberg and possibly Staret)

BEN REIG

REJA
1941-1953
New York, New York  

 

RENOIR  This exclusive Copron 
	process insures Renoir Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks.  RENOIR  This exclusive Copron 
	process insures Renoir Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks.

MATISSE RENOIR apple 
	earrings on their original card. Variations in pattern are characteristic 
	of fine enamels. Do not polish. This exclusive Copron process insures Renoir 
	Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks.  MATISSE RENOIR apple 
	earrings on their original card. Variations in pattern are characteristic 
	of fine enamels. Do not polish. This exclusive Copron process insures Renoir 
	Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks.

RENOIR RENOIR

RENOIR "This exclusive Copron process insures Renoir Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks".     View   MATISSE RENOIR apple earrings on their original card. "Variations in pattern are characteristic of fine enamels. Do not polish. This exclusive Copron process insures Renoir Jewelry against tarnish and fingermarks".    View RENOIR   View

 

 

 
     
 

 RENOIR and SAUTEUR © RENOIR
1946-1964  

RIFAS   

RISA

 

FASHIONCRAFT Robert

FASHIONCRAFT 
		NY, NY 1942-1979, Robert Levy 
      There was a line of Fashioncraft jewelry made that looked similar to the 
		Hobe wire work pieces. Fashioncraft was made from about 1942-1979. The 
		name Fashioncraft was used first in the early 1940s and then, according 
		to Fred Rezazadeh's book Costume Jewelry, about 1960 the name 
		Originals by Robert began to be used.

Original by ROBERT 
      Fashioncraft Jewelry 
      Robert Levy, David Jaffe and Irving Landsman 
      1942-1979 
      (copyright symbol used after 1955)

FASHIONCRAFT Robert

 

FASHIONCRAFT
NY, NY 1942-1979, Robert Levy
There was a line of Fashioncraft jewelry made that looked similar to the Hobe wire work pieces. Fashioncraft was made from about 1942-1979. The name Fashioncraft was used first in the early 1940s and then, according to Fred Rezazadeh's book "Costume Jewelry", about 1960 the name "Originals by Robert" began to be used.

Original by ROBERT
Fashioncraft Jewelry
Robert Levy, David Jaffe and Irving Landsman
1942-1979 
(copyright symbol used after 1955)

 

  ROMAR QUALITY mark. 
	Seen on 1930s filigree bracelets.

 
ROUSSEAU
 


 

ROMAR QUALITY mark.
Seen on 1930s filigree bracelets.

ROUSSEAU

 

 

NETTIE ROSENSTEIN 
      circa 1935-1975 
		 (see Morning Glory Collects Rosenstein.)   NETTIE ROSENSTEIN 
      circa 1935-1975 
		 (see Morning Glory Collects Rosenstein.)

Rodi  Weinenberger 
		German company, Pforzheim region  
		1920s Deco pieces 
		 mark on a mesh purse, circa 1920, also seen on a dress 
		clip  

SCP sterling mark 
		unknown maker, thought to be an English mark, found on this unusual brooch:  
		  
		Example:  CLEAR SCP England 
		sterling silver with pastes (clear rhinestones) flower pin, 
		articulated in 3 sections and has nice movement when worn, it has a 
		safety closure mechanism. 

NETTIE ROSENSTEIN
circa 1935-1975 
(see "Morning Glory Collects Rosenstein".)

Rodi & Weinenberger
German company, Pforzheim region 
1920s Deco pieces
mark on a mesh purse, circa 1920, also seen on a dress clip

SCP sterling mark
unknown maker, thought to be an English mark, found on this unusual brooch:
Example:  CLEAR "SCP" England sterling silver with "pastes" (clear rhinestones) flower pin, articulated in 3 sections and has nice movement when worn, it has a safety closure mechanism.   View   View  

 

S  B.L. CO  
		  
		S.  B. Lederer Co. 
		100 Stewart St., Providence, RI 
		 (source: Jewelry  Kindred Trades, 1915, page 45)

Hallmark of Samuel Jacobs,  
		Birmingham, England  
		circa 1897     


 
		mark on a chatelaine for eyeglasses   

 

S & B.L. CO
S. & B. Lederer Co.
100 Stewart St., Providence, RI
(source: "Jewelry & Kindred Trades, 1915, page 45)

Hallmark of Samuel Jacobs,
Birmingham, England
circa 1897   View  
mark on a chatelaine for eyeglasses

 

 

      S in a star 
		unknown maker, seen on circa 1940s jewelry

S.P.S.  Co  
		unknown maker 
		with English sterling with hallmark for Birmingham   

SANDOR 
      1938-1972 
      Sandor Goldberger SANDOR 
      1938-1972 
      Sandor Goldberger

S in a star
unknown maker, seen on circa 1940s jewelry

S.P.S. & Co unknown maker
with English sterling with hallmark for Birmingham

SANDOR
1938-1972
Sandor Goldberger

 

    PAUL SARGENT ORIGINALS 
		circa 1930s 
		Some think this was the same man as the Illinois Impressionist artist, 
		but his art collectors say he never did jewelry.

 SCAASI 
		circa 1960s

  SD Sterling 
		contemporary maker

 PAUL SARGENT ORIGINALS
circa 1930s
Some think this was the same man as the Illinois Impressionist artist, but his art collectors say he never did jewelry.

 SCAASI
circa 1960s

SD Sterling
contemporary maker

 

  

SCHIAPARELLI
Elsa Schaiparelli
1931-1973 
(see "Morning Glory Collects Schiaparelli".)

SCHOFFEL
Austria

HOUSE of SCHRAGER
H.M. SCHRAGER & CO., NY, NY
(also maker of Jonne Jewelry)
circa 1925 to 1962 ?

 

  

  SCHREINER of NEW YORK
circa 1939-1977
(see "Morning Glory Collects Schreiner".)

SELRO
probably 1950-1960's
(copyright symbol used after 1955)
Paul Selinger
New York City

SILSON
1937-1941 or longer
New York City

 

SHAKIRA CAINE 
		London, England 
		Contemporary

SHERMAN 
		Canada 
		1940s to 1980s

SIMPSON, ADELE 
      1946-?

SHAKIRA CAINE
London, England
Contemporary

SHERMAN
Canada
1940s to 1980s

  SIMPSON, ADELE
1946-?

 

 

SIMMONS
 Robert Fitz Simmons, Attleboro, MA
1875 to 1952
 "Betsy Ross" is just one of Simmon's marks.
Source: Rainwater "American Jewelry Manufacturer's"

SPERRY
SPERRY MFG CO, Providence, Rhode Island
1947- ?
Made Tara Jewelry

SPHINX
England 

 

STARET  
      322 South Franklin,
      Chicago, Illinois  
      circa 1940-1947 
      (see Staret Jewelry in  Morning Glory Collects )

STEINER, ERNEST

ST. JOHN 
		(sometimes viewed upside down and confused with CS) 
		Contemporary clothing and jewelry

STARET
322 South Franklin, Chicago, Illinois
circa 1940-1947
(see Staret Jewelry in Morning Glory Collects)

 STEINER, ERNEST

ST. JOHN
(sometimes viewed upside down and confused with CS)
Contemporary clothing and jewelry

 

STRONGWATER STUDIO

JAY STRONGWATER  
      contemporary

STYLE METAL 
		SPEC NY   

STRONGWATER STUDIO

 JAY STRONGWATER 
contemporary

STYLE METAL
SPEC NY

 

 

SWAROVSKI Edelweiss marks   SWAROVSKI Edelweiss marks

SWAROVSKI SAL mark without copyright  

   SWAROVSKI

SWAROVSKI Edelweiss marks

SWAROVSKI "SAL" mark without copyright

SWAROVSKI

 

     

     

SWAROVSKI
made jewelry from 1977-present
used the swan mark from 1988 to present
(See "Morning Glory Collects Swarovski".)

SWOBODA
1955- present
Edward Swoboda original owner, 1955-1978, Los Angeles, California
Nate Waxman worked there 1957-1978 and then started his own Swoboda-like line, still making them today.
Originally sold at better department stores
More Swoboda Jewelry

TAMMEY JEWELS

 

TARA Craftsmen Jewelry 
      Sperry Mfg. Co, Providence, RI  
      early 1960's TARA Craftsmen Jewelry 
      Sperry Mfg. Co, Providence, RI  
      early 1960's

TARA 
      thought to have been
      made for Fred Lubwold of 5th Avenue 
		by
      DE LIZZA and ELSTER, New York 
      early 1960's 
		 (See JULIANA JEWELRY in Jewel Chat.)

  TARA CENTURION

  TARA Craftsmen Jewelry
Sperry Mfg. Co, Providence, RI
early 1960's

TARA
thought to have been made for Fred Lubwold of 5th Avenue
by DE LIZZA and ELSTER, New York
early 1960's
(See "JULIANA JEWELRY" in Jewel Chat.)

TARA CENTURION

 

          

   

 

 THELMA DEUTSCH

   THOMAS L MOTT
(TLM in an artist's palette)
England
circa 1930, known best for his butterfly wing & hand painted jewelry
 

 

 

  

TKF and KTF (early Trifari)
circa 1935
(see Trifari Jewelry in Morning Glory Collects)  
(see Trifari Jewelry in Jewel Chat)

TRIFARI crown and copyright mark 
(copyright symbol used after 1955) 

DIANE LOVE for TRIFARI hang tag.

 

 

TORTOLANI
1950-1976   
back in business 2002
I am told that Tortolani is still in business as of about 2002 and is again producing the cactus set, roses set, and Zodiac. The only way to tell is that the newer sets have a small triangle near the signature.

 TRUART
1930-50s
The owner of the Truart trademark was the Hingco Co.
on Aleppo St.,
Providence, Rhode Island

 

 

UNICORN 
      1946-? 
      New York, NY

UNCAS Mfg. Co. 
		company 1911-present 
		made jewelry under many other names

 

UNICORN
1946-?
New York, NY 

UNCAS Mfg. Co.
company 1911-present
made jewelry under many other names

 

 

    VVV ?? 
		unidentified mark

VARGAS 
      1945-present 
      Providence, Rhode Island

   VENDOME 
      Coro Company 
      1944-1979 
		 (See Morning Glory Collects Vendome.)

VVV ??
unidentified mark

VARGAS
1945-present
Providence, Rhode Island

 VENDOME
Coro Company 
1944-1979
(See "Morning Glory Collects Vendome".)

 

Stephen VAUBEL 
		1970's-1990's

VEGA MADDUX 
		California, c 1970's-1997 
		Used semi-precious gem stone beads, ivory and enameling in large scaled 
		jewelry. 
		 This mark, which is a hand engraved signature, is faint and hard to 
		photograph. 
		  (See Morning Glory Collects Vega)

 

Stephen VAUBEL
1970's-1990's

 VEGA MADDUX
California, c 1970's-1997
Used semi-precious gem stone beads, ivory and enameling in large scaled jewelry.
This mark, which is a hand engraved signature, is faint and hard to photograph.
(See "Morning Glory Collects Vega)

 

 

VIGNERI  
		Frank and Anne Vigneri 
		Makers of Lucite (Plexiglass) art to wear jewelry circa 1982-1994

VOGUE 
      circa
      1935-1975 
      New York, New York

 

VIGNERI
Frank and Anne Vigneri
Makers of Lucite (Plexiglass) "art to wear" jewelry circa 1982-1994

VOGUE
circa 1935-1975 
New York, New York

 

 

 

VOLUPTE
maker of compacts

LARRY VRBA
1990's-present
(See "Morning Glory Collects Vrba".)

WARNER

 

W.B. Mfg Co 
		Weidlich Brothers Mfg. Co., Pompeian Gold 
		Connecticut  Florence Aves., Bridgeport, Conn. 
		Makers of turn-of-the-century jewelry caskets, seen
		 HERE . 
		 (Source: Jewelry  Kindred Trades, 1914, page 147.)

WH  
		in a heart mark 
		 
		Wightman and Hough, Providence, RI 
		 According to Rainwater's, Wightman  Hough made jewelry from 
		about 1856-1922. 
     WH 
    Co  Holiday Suggestions,
    lockets advertisement WH  
		in a heart mark 
		 
		Wightman and Hough, Providence, RI 
		 According to Rainwater's, Wightman  Hough made jewelry from 
		about 1856-1922. 
     WH 
    Co  Holiday Suggestions,
    lockets advertisement

W.L.  
		unknown maker 
		with English Hallmark for Chester 1885 

 W.B. Mfg Co
Weidlich Brothers Mfg. Co., "Pompeian Gold"
Connecticut & Florence Aves., Bridgeport, Conn.
Makers of turn-of-the-century jewelry caskets, seen HERE.
(Source: Jewelry & Kindred Trades, 1914, page 147.)

W&H in a heart mark
Wightman and Hough, Providence, RI
According to Rainwater's, Wightman & Hough made jewelry from about 1856-1922.
W&H Co "Holiday Suggestions", lockets advertisement

W.L. unknown maker
with English Hallmark for Chester 1885

 

     JJ WHITE, 1933  
		Patent # 1,933,576 
	158 Pine St., Providence, RI 
		E. L Weed, designer; Mark is a W in a triangle 
		circa 1930s, often seen on  filigree 
		bangles  
	 Source: 1931 Keystone, page 515  JJ WHITE, 1933  
		Patent # 1,933,576 
	158 Pine St., Providence, RI 
		E. L Weed, designer; Mark is a W in a triangle 
		circa 1930s, often seen on  filigree 
		bangles  
	 Source: 1931 Keystone, page 515

 WSB 
		W  S Blackinton  Company

WEINBERG NY 
		New York

JJ WHITE, 1933
Patent # 1,933,576
158 Pine St., Providence, RI
E. L Weed, designer; Mark is a "W" in a triangle
circa 1930s, often seen on filigree bangles
Source: 1931 Keystone, page 515

W&SB
W & S Blackinton & Company
 

WEINBERG NY
New York

 

WMF (Wurttembergische Metal Fabrik) ostrich mark 
		(OX is oxidized) 
		Germany circa 1880-present 
		Silver plated ware 
		 More information

WEISS 
      1942-1971 
      Albert Weiss 
		 (See Morning Glory Collects Weiss.)

  WIESNER 
		New York

WMF (Wurttembergische Metal Fabrik) ostrich mark
("OX" is oxidized)
Germany circa 1880-present
Silver plated ware
More information

WEISS
1942-1971 
Albert Weiss  
(See "Morning Glory Collects Weiss".) 

WIESNER
New York

 

       

            WHITING DAVIS 
	Mesh bags and purses, jewelry

 

 

WHITING DAVIS
Mesh bags and purses, jewelry
 

 

 

       

           

WMCA 
		White Metal Caster's Association 
		1930- ?

WHITING Manufacturing Co
New York, NY
1866-1926
makers of silver flatware and serving pieces, bought out by Gorham

GORHAM
Made in Canada

WMCA
White Metal Caster's Association
1930- ?

 

       

         

William Comyns
Popular Victorian English silversmith
Circa 1890s

William B. Kerr & Co.
Newark, New Jersey
1880s-1927
bought out by Gorham

WEBSTER CO.
North Attleboro, Mass.
1894-present

 

       

      

WIESNER 
		New York

MOE
Jackie Weeks, contemporary bakelite jewelry

W.E. Richards Company (AB Group)
1900-present.
William E. Richards
In 1907, Richards sold his shares to Raymond Horton and C.A. Howard.
May 2003- The AB Group, parent company of Legere, has announced the acquisition of the W.E. Richards Company (AB Group) 40 John Williams St, Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Also listed in the 1915 Keystone and Rainwater.

WIESNER
New York

 

HENRYK WINOGRAD 
		 After being born in Russia, Henryx 
		Winograd studied in Poland and came to the US in 1973 and produced 
		wonderful repoussť jewelry in sterling silver.       

WMCA 
		White Metal Caster's Association 
		1930- ?      

YOSCA 
		Contemporary

HENRYK WINOGRAD
 After being born in Russia, Henryx Winograd studied in Poland and came to the US in 1973 and  produced wonderful  repoussť jewelry in sterling silver.

WMCA
White Metal Caster's Association
1930- ?

YOSCA
Contemporary

 

ZENTALL 
      possibly 1950's

ZENTALL 
      (In one example, a paper and foil hang tag on a very simple pewter 
		bracelet reads: Robert Zentall, American Pewter. This jewelry is made 
		of the finest quality, lead free American Pewter. It's hand finished 
		patina will be accentuated by wear.)

 

 ZENTALL
possibly 1950's
 

 ZENTALL
(In one example, a paper and foil hang tag on a very simple pewter bracelet reads: "Robert Zentall, American Pewter. This jewelry is made of the finest quality, lead free American Pewter. It's hand finished patina will be accentuated by wear.")
 

 

 

 

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