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STARET is a company about
whom little is known. Their jewelry was made in the early 1940’s and they may have been
located in Chicago. There have always been rumors that they were affiliated
with Eisenberg, but this seems doubtful, even though the styles and sizes are somewhat
similar. Their pieces are generally large and the settings are often pot
STARET jewelry is big, showy and fun to wear.
The best pieces combine enameling and rhinestones like many of the ones
hand holding flowers brooch, circa 1940. (Seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed, page 192.) #S19508
brooch, circa 1940. Seen in Christie Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry, 2nd
Ed, page 191 and in Brunialti’s "Tribute to America" on page 55. #S16458
holding flowers brooch, circa 1940. (Seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed, page 192.) #S19509
STARET 3-1/4" hand holding
flowers brooch with detailed enameling and clear rhinestones, circa 1940.
Staret and unsigned hand pins, circa 1940.
3-3/4" pot metal
floral brooch with red and yellow enamel, foiled and unfoiled clear rhinestones, circa 1940.
STARET 3-3/4" pot metal 1940’s brooch done in red and yellow enamel and red and
clear rhinestones. View
STARET gold tone flower brooch with clear and red rhinestones, 4".
STARET red and green floral brooch, circa 1940. #S16702
pink, aqua, red, topaz and clear rhinestone and enamel flower bouquet
Deco-style green and clear rhinestones set in pot metal flower brooch, circa 1940.
unsigned Staret 4" by 3-1/2"
clear rhinestone bow brooch circa 1941. Shown in Brunialti’s "A
Tribute to America" on page 41.
STARET grapes brooch in
cobalt blue rhinestones, circa 1940. View
|STARET flower brooch with|
professionally re-enameled leaves and blue and purple rhinestones, circa
1942, 4-1/2" by 2-1/8". View
|STARET grapes brooch|
in caramel rhinestones, circa 1940.
clear rhinestones set
in silver tone fuchsia brooch, circa 1940, 4".
enameled leaves and pearlized flowers brooch, circa 1940.
clear rhinestones floral brooch, circa 1940.
fish pin with red rhinestone belly, original circa 1941.
fish pin circa 1941. #S10011
STARET 3 inch by 2 inch tulip pin with rhinestone pave and artificial
pearl. Circa 1940. View
leaf brooch with pink and clear rhinestones circa 1940, 3-1/4".
leaf brooch with red and clear rhinestones circa 1940.
STARET butterfly pin… that old classic from the 1940’s! It is unsigned,
but I have had these in several color combinations, both signed and
unsigned, before. It is 3 inches across with marvelous purple and clear
rhinestones. The clears show age in slight yellowing, as is true
with most of these butterfly pins that still have their original stones.
rhinestones fur clip, circa 1940, 3-1/4".
STARET clear rhinestones dress clip with gold tone and
silver tone leaves, 3-1/8".
STARET clear rhinestones
set in pot metal fur clip, circa 1940, 2-1/2".
and bouquet brooch with pink flowers, circa 1940. View
of light" brooch. I have seen similar pins marked both
Trifari and Staret, circa 1940. Shown in Brunialti’s "Tribute to America"
on page 103.
unsigned pink and clear ribbon-like motif brooch, circa 1940. View
STARET clear rhinestones
flower brooch, circa 1940.
aqua and clear rhinestones set in silver tone brooch circa 1940.
4 1/2" floral bouquet pin in clear rhinestone, circa 1940. #S10126
clear rhinestones bow brooch, circa 1940.
STARET floral bouquet in
clear rhinestones and red and yellow enameling, circa 1940. #S11076
STARET pot metal and
clear rhinestone 3 inch bow pin circa 1940. #S18688
STARET clear rhinestones dazzle
the eye! This 3-1/2" pin is a classic., circa 1940 #S16703
STARET brooch with red
and clear rhinestones set in pot metal, circa 1940, 3-1/3".
3-3/4" clear and brilliant rhinestone pin in a symmetrical and very
showy design, circa 1940. #S12116
blue and clear rhinestones
butterfly pin View
STARET huge 4" feather pin
completely professionally re-stoned in beautiful aqua and clears.