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HOBE JEWELRY
1927 to 1992 in America
Hobe et Cie was founded in Paris in 1887 by Jacques Hobe. His concept was
to use fine jewelry techniques and non-precious materials to create
jewelry for the middle class as well as for the wealthy. Brought to America in 1915 by his son William, Hobe jewelry was
popular not only with everyday customers, but also with the Hollywood stars
and such luminaries as Flo Ziegfield. Inspired by period jewelry of
the past, Hobe jewelry often had an historic flavor.

The name HOBE is synonymous with quality,
especially in their earlier pieces. Although they made buckles and
accessories in the late 1800s, their costume jewelry pieces from the 1930-50’s years are my personal favorites. Their
gilt wire-worked designs
and fabulous stones, sometimes semi-precious or synthetic stones, create a unique old-world style. When they combine
figural objects into their jewelry, such as in the elephant brooch below, they
take creativity to a new high. The purse frames, done in conjunction with
Josef, makers of fine purses, are works of art.

To buy HOBE
jewelry please click HERE
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For more Hobe
Jewelry, see our article in Jewel Chat Magazine by clicking here,


and the Hobe patents by clicking HERE

HOBE and their wonderful hand wrought gilt wire work jewelry from circa 1940-1950
are some of my very favorites.
Some pieces of the Hobe jewelry from this era are set with semi-precious
stones and some with brilliant rhinestones, both often unfoiled. The
hand fashioned wire work is masterful, adding to the appeal of this
jewelry.


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HOBE
red glass cabochons and unfoiled clear rhinestones bracelet, 7"
wearable length and 1-1/4" widest at the front with the braided chain back
about 1" wide, entirely hand made in the later 1940s. Each red cabochon has
a star shape on the back that shows through to the front, very special.
There are three hinged panels that make up the front for comfortable wearing
and the clasp is large and easy to manage The dramatic coloring and
intricate handmade wire filigree work adds to it’s beauty, and it still has
it’s safety chain.

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HOBE clips and brooches, three fan
shaped and one leaf. I enjoy all the rich colored rhinestones used in these
hand made pieces from the 1940s. The last photo shows fan clips like these
in an advertisement from 1948.

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HOBE
very rare heart shaped dress clip with a center purple natural
amethyst cabochon and many colors of enameled flowers and leaves and sparkling
and interesting stones along with hand made silver wire scrolls, beads and
spirals. The stones include red or green garnet and glass doublettes along
with
some rhinestones. This is signed on the back "Hobe sterling" and it is a nice
size at 2-1/3" by 2-1/3". The close-up photos show the amazing detail.

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HOBE fan shaped brooch of multi-colored unfoiled
rose, pink, purple, lavender, green and pale yellow rhinestones set in gold
tone filigree hand made in the 1940s, it is 3" by 2".
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HOBE
large fan shaped gold tone filigree dress clip with rosy purple center
cabochon and pink, rose, green and yellow rhinestones, all set in hand
worked wire filigree flower, leaves and scrolls, 3-1/2" by 2-1/3". Signed "Hobe" on an applied plaque
on the back, this was made in the 1940s.

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HOBE fan shaped brooch of aqua blue and clear unfoiled
rhinestones in gold tone filigree, 3-1/8" by 2-1/8".
This was hand made in the 1940s.
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HOBE very rare carved bone sword or
saber purse ornament with synthetic rubies, blue garnet and glass doublettes unfoiled rose and blue stones and
foiled yellow rhinestones set in hand made gold washed sterling silver leaves, flowers and swirls, 9" by 2-1/2". The spiky brads on the
back would probably have fastened it to a purse and wouldn’t that have been
gorgeous!
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HOBE rare necklace of pink,
chartreuse and deep blue unfoiled rhinestones in hand made gold tone wire work settings
from the
1940s, 17" long with 1-5/8" front drops. This is not signed but
is easily recognized as Hobe, and it is absolutely fabulous! View
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HOBE bracelet with pink, blue and clear
rhinestones in a hand made gilt sterling silver wire work setting, 7" by 5/8"
There is no
signature but it is the same bracelet style shown in the 1946 advertisement
shown in the last photo here. Please note that one of the pink stones has a small chip on one
edge, so it is priced accordingly. A bracelet like this was in the

HOBE
1948 advertisement "Hobe Jewels of Legendary Splendor".
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HOBE brooch
with pastel rhinestones and dangling teardrop shaped drops. The colors are pink,
aqua and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gilt hand wrought wirework in the 1940s,
size 2-1/4" by
2". This is not signed and it’s an unusual Hobe design that I hadn’t seen in a brooch before, although I have
had the earrings in this very same design.

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HOBE necklace with a large pink
tourmaline cabochon center surrounded by aqua and soft pink unfoiled
rhinestones, all set in hand made gilt filigree, wire twist and chains. It
is unsigned, but has it’s safety chain. It is a 15-1/2"
necklace with a 4" front drop,
1-1/2" by 2" pendant. My jewelry appraiser says the center tourmaline is
20-30 carats in size. This necklace is just spectacular, one of my all-time
favorites, and it is in excellent condition. View
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HOBE
dangle earrings with unfoiled aqua, blue, pink and clear
rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, 1-1/2" by 5/8". These are circa
1940s and they are in excellent brilliant condition with both the stones
and the settings looking almost brand new.

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HOBE bracelet and brooch with aqua, pink and clear unfoiled
rhinestones set in gold washed hand made wire work filigree and chains
circa 1945 according to the patent. The bracelet is 7" by 1-5/8" at the widest. The brooch is
2-1/8" by 2".

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Patent number 143,317
dated 1945 is for the bracelet shown here.


HOBE bracelet and brooch with aqua, pink and clear unfoiled
rhinestones set in gold washed hand made wire work filigree and chains
circa 1945 according to the patent. The bracelet is 7" by 1-5/8" at the widest. The brooch is
2-1/8" by 2". #O37992
Patent number 143,317
dated 1945 for the bracelet shown here.


HOBE brooch with aqua, pink and clear unfoiled
rhinestones set in gold washed hand made wire work filigree and chains
circa 1945. The brooch is
2-1/8" by 2".
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HOBE
bracelet that features brilliant unfoiled aqua, pink and clear rhinestones set
in gold washed sterling filigree with braided mesh sides and a safety chain.
The wearable size is 6-3/4" with a 1-1/2" by 1-1/3" center element and 3/4" wide
side elements. Marked on the back "Hobe" and "Design Pat’d", it is circa late
1940s and in excellent vintage condition with only one tiny fleabite in a
smaller aqua rhinestone on the clasp, visible with magnification.
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HOBE
dress clip with pink, blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones in a
hand wrought wire work setting, 3" by 2-1/8". It is signed on the back
"Hobe design patd".

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HOBE
with pastel blue, dark blue, pink and clear stones that test on my
gem tester as synthetic sapphire and ruby, all probably man made and really
beautiful stones. This is all hand made and the wearable length is
6-3/4" with the front rhinestone elements on bracelet 2-1/2" by 1/3", and it
has a braided gold tone mesh band on the back. It is not signed but
there’s no doubt it’s a Hobe piece from the mid to late 1940s. It is
double hinged for flexibility and comfort.

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HOBE cameo brooch that is part of the set #O41777.


HOBE
cameo set of a bracelet, convertible brooch/pendant, and clip back
earrings, all hand made by Hobe in about the mid-1940s. The bracelet is 6-1/2" wearable length with a front element of 2-1/2"
by 1-3/4" and the chains at the back about 3/4" wide; the brooch has a flip-up
hook so it can be worn on a chain as a pendant, too, and it is 2-1/4" by 1-1/3"; the
clip back earrings are 1-1/8" by 3/4". Only the brooch is signed
"Hobe" on the back. This set is in excellent
vintage condition in every way.

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HOBE cameo bracelet to set #O41777.



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HOBE carved
bone elephant brooch with pink, citrine green and clear unfoiled rhinestones
in a hand made gold washed wire filigree, 1-3/4"
by 2-1/2". Signed "Hobe" on an applied rectangle on the back.
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HOBE green, pink and
clear unfoiled rhinestones parure of jewelry circa 1940s. The necklace, signed "Hobe" on an applied rectangle
on the back and is a 17" wearable size around the neck with a removable brooch
that is attached on a hook, 2-5/8" by 2-1/4". The rectangular
earrings are unsigned clip backs, 1-1/8" by 5/8". The
HOBE green, pink
and clear rhinestones bracelet with the large rectangular center has a
safety chain and is signed "Hobe" on the back. It is 6-1/2" wearable
around the wrist with 1" wide gold mesh sides and a center element of
2-1/3" by 1-3/4". Parts of this set are seen in the Brunialti’s book, "A Tribute to America" on page 35.
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HOBE
clear, pink, citrine green and purple unfoiled rhinestones brooch
with a carved Asian lady at the center, an elegant piece that is 3-1/2" by 2-1/4".
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HOBE
festoon necklace of pink, citrine green and clear rhinestones with
detachable brooch. The necklace is four strands and is 17" long; the
detachable brooch is 2-5/8" by 2-1/4". The brooch is signed "Hobe" on
the back but the matching necklace has no signature.
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HOBE
festoon necklace of pink, citrine and clear rhinestones with
detachable brooch. The necklace is four strands and is 17" long; the
detachable brooch is 2-5/8" by 2-1/4". The brooch is signed "Hobe"
on the back but the matching necklace has no signature.
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HOBE
bracelets in the same citrine and pink colors in three different styles.
The top bracelet is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s book "Warman’s
Jewelry", 2nd Ed, page 190, and it is 7" by 1" wearable size and in
excellent condition. #O22496.




HOBE citrine green, pink and clear
rhinestones set in gold tone filigree clip back earrings, unsigned, 1-1/8"
by 5/8".
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HOBE masterfully made bracelet of
citrine green, pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in hand made gold washed
sterling silver filigree wire work with a gold tone woven six-strand band,
6-5/8" wearable length, 2-1/3" wide at the front and the mesh band is 1-1/3" wide. The
large green stones have multiple facets which reflect brilliantly, as do the smaller stones. This is signed "Hobe" on an applied rectangular plate on the back of the
center element and it was handmade in the 1940s, and it is one of Hobe’s
most spectacular bracelets.
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HOBE
set of 2 leaf pins in pink, green and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold
washed sterling handmade wire work filigree, each 1-3/4" by 1" and circa 1940s.
Both are signed on the back "Hobe design pat".

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HOBE
brooch in citrine green, clear and pink unfoiled rhinestones with
three dangles, set in hand fashioned gold washed wire filigree, signed "Hobe" on the
back, 2-1/2" by 2-1/3".

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#O39122


HOBE
pink and citrine rhinestones bracelet with unfoiled stones set
in hand made gold tone wire work. There are six round links, and it has
a safety chain, 6-3/4" by 1". Circa 1940’s this is in excellent
condition in every way and it is signed on the back "Hobe design pat’d".

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HOBE
brooch with pink, citrine and clear unfoiled rhinestones with four
glass pearls, 2-1/3" by 1-7/8". These are set in the hand worked gilt
wire filigree with the expert workmanship you expect of the Hobe of this
era, 1940s. Under magnification only, you can see some minute fleabites
in center stone, not visible to the naked eye. Otherwise this is in
excellent condition. It is marked on the back "des…" but the rest
wasn’t struck firmly enough to be legible.

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HOBE
cushion shaped pink and citrine brooch, marked "Hobe" on the back, 2-1/8" by
2" Tiny fleabites on the top edge of the center stones are present but seen
only under magnification. This was made in the late 1940s.

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HOBE
set of a bracelet, brooch and earrings all in citrine green, pink and clear
rhinestones set in gold washed sterling filigree. The bracelet is circa
1948, 7" by 3/4". On the back of the clasp is etched "BXCXX" and the numbers "L3603".
It can be seen in
Christie Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed, on page 190. The
brooch is marked "Hobe" on the back, 2-1/8" by 2". There are tiny fleabites on
the top edge of the center stone, but seen only under magnification. The clip back earrings
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HOBE unsigned bracelet in pink,
citrine and clear rhinestones, circa 1948, 7" by 3/4". On the back of the
clasp is etched "BXCXX" and the numbers "L3603". Seen in Christie
Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed, page 190.)
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HOBE
citrine green and pink unfoiled rhinestones brooch set in gold tone
hand made wire work with flip-up loop on the back for it to be affixed
to a necklace, 2-3/4"
by 2-1/3". It is signed "Hobe" on the back.

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#O37728


HOBE
butterfly brooch with unfoiled pink, clear and citrine rhinestones set
in gold tone filigree, marked on the back "Hobe", circa 1940s, 2-5/8" by 1-3/4".

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HOBE
brooch of unfoiled pink, clear and citrine rhinestones all set in gilt
hand made wirework. There is a little loop visible from the back that may
indicate that this could have been fitted to also wear as a pendant hung from a
necklace, or had something hung from it. It is 3-5/8" by 1-1/2". This is
similar to the 1943 patent 143,318 and it is
signed on the back "Hobe".

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HOBE
pink, citrine green and clear rhinestone earrings set in gold washed
sterling handmade wire work,
screw backs that are 1-1/8" by 1". This set of earrings is not signed.

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HOBE marks and signatures

HOBE
citrine, pink & clear rhinestone 1-3/4" brooch, circa 1948. This
was patented in 1948, patent number 150259.
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HOBE
brooch with citrine green and pink unfoiled rhinestones.
There’s a place on the back to run a chain through so it could be worn
as a necklace, too. Circa 1950 and is signed "Hobe" on the back at the
very bottom tip. It is 2-1/2" by 2-1/4".

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HOBE
set of bracelet and brooch.


HOBE
gold washed sterling bracelet with pink and green rhinestones, every other link is an
open filigree, all wire work was hand wrought. The bracelet is not
signed, it is 7" by
7/8" and it was made in the 1940s.

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HOBE brooch with unfoiled pink, citrine,
and clear rhinestones set in gold tone filigree leaf, 1-3/4". It is
marked on the back "Hobe pat pend".
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HOBE
citrine green and pink unfoiled rhinestones brooch set in gold washed
sterling, made in the late 1940s, it is marked on the back "Hobe design pat’d",
triangle shaped 2" along each edge and 2" across.

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#O39429

HOBE round earrings with pink, clear and citrine
green colored unfoiled rhinestones set in gold washed sterling, screw
back, 7/8". The earrings
are marked "sterling" on the findings of each.
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HOBE bracelet in
pink, citrine and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work
circa 1950, 7"
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HOBE pink and citrine green colored
unfoiled rhinestone screw back earrings set in gold washed filigree,
unsigned, 7/8".
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HOBE
pink and citrine small leaf pin, 1-3/4" by 1-1/8". There
are two minute flea bites in the stones, but it is in otherwise
excellent vintage condition.

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HOBE
pink and citrine colored rhinestone fan shaped clip in a hand
wrought wire work setting, 3-1/8" by 2". There are a few dings in the
rhinestones, but you need a loupe to see them. It is signed on the
back "Hobe" and "design pat".

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HOBE
sea shell cameo brooch in a frame of unfoiled green, clear and topaz
colored rhinestones set in the hand made gilt wire work for which
Hobe was known, 2" by 1-5/8". The cameo is a genuine sea shell
hand carved cameo, just lovely, of a lady with flowers in her hair and on
her bodice. The last photos shows this along with two other
coordinating pieces, just so you can see what a fun combo they could be.

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HOBE
cushion shaped pink and citrine brooch, marked "Hobe" on the back, 2-1/8" by
2" Tiny fleabites on the top edge of the center stones are present but seen
only under magnification. This is signed on the back "Hobe" and was
made in the late 1940s.

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HOBE
cameo brooch with pink, blue, clear and topaz colored
rhinestones, marked on the back "Hobe", 2-1/4" by 2-1/4". The center is
a carved sea shell cameo, and it is surrounded by unfoiled and open back
rhinestones with more dangling rhinestones that create nice movement at
the bottom. All the wire work is hand done. Circa 1940, this is in
excellent condition.

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HOBE
bracelet and brooch set with wonderfully colored misty pink glass
cabochon centers surrounded by unfoiled rose, green and clear unfoiled
rhinestones, all set in the hand wrought wire work for which Hobe is famous.
The bracelet has it’s own safety catch and chain and is a wearable length of
6-3/4" with a width of 1-5/8" at the front and 1/2" at the back where the
catch is. The matching brooch is 3-1/3" by 1-1/2", all circa 1940.

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HOBE
pastel blue rhinestone bracelet, 6-3/4" by 3/4", and it still
has it’s safety chain. It has eight square links, each in a flower
shape, and each with sparkling unfoiled blue rhinestones set into gold
tone hand-wrought wire work, circa 1940s. It has a box clasp,
which is working well, as well as a flip-over safety for extra security.

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HOBE fabulous curved brooch with pink, yellow, blue and green unfoiled
rhinestones set in hand wrought gold washed wire work, rhinestone dangles
from the bottom, not signed but with hang
tag, 3" by 3". Patent number 143,486 from 1946. This piece in another color
way can be seen in the book "American Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry Volume
1" on page 215, where it is dated 1939 designed by William W. Hobe.

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HOBE brooch
in gold washed sterling with pastel pink, blue and clear rhinestones
circa 1950, 3-1/3" by 2". Signed as usual on an applied rectangular plaques "Hobe"
and "design patd".
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HOBE fabulous curved brooch with
pink, yellow, blue and green unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire
work, dangles, not signed but with hang tag, 3" by 3". Patent number 143,486
from 1946. This piece in another color way can be seen in the book "American
Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry Volume 1" on page 215, where it is dated
1939 designed by William W. Hobe. View
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HOBE brooch of pink and yellow
unfoiled stones set in hand wrought gold tone filigree leaf with a flower
trembler on a spring on the top, 2-1/2" by 1-3/4". These stones are synthetic sapphires
rather than
rhinestones and they are so beautiful. Marked on the back "Hobe" on an applied
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HOBE
sterling figural brooch with tinted
bone Asian lady in flowing robes surrounded by purple, blue and pink
unfoiled rhinestones set in hand worked sterling leaves, berries and
scrolls, unsigned but guaranteed Hobe circa 1940, 3-5/8" by 2-1/4". A
similar piece dated 1944 can be seen on our Hobe patents page by clicking on
our

Jewel Chat
free references. Another very similar piece can be seen
on page 220 in the book, "Bijoux" (Italian edition) by Deanna Cera. This is
in excellent condition in every way and absolutely gorgeous, and a nice
large size as well.
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HOBE heart and bow brooch
with drop with aqua, pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in hand
fashioned gold tone wire work, marked on the back "Hobe", 2-1/3" by 1-1/2"
and in excellent vintage condition.
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HOBE bracelet with clear, man made ruby,
aquamarine and quartz stones set in gilt silver, a wonderful piece. Each stone has 18-24 cuts
on the back which adds to their brilliance, unsigned but easily recognizable
as Hobe, circa 1940. The bracelet is 6-5/8" by 1-1/2" at the widest.
This can be seen in
Christie Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed" book, page 190.
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HOBE dress clip with man made ruby,
aquamarine and quartz stones, unsigned but easily recognizable as Hobe,
circa 1940 2-1/4". View #H34230

HOBE bracelet with a center blue topaz, aquamarines, man made rubies and
clear quartz, circa 1940, unsigned but
definitely Hobe, 7" by 1-1/3". It is hinged between each
link for easy wearing and decorated with tiny gold hand made wire work filigree leaves and
flowers. Each stone has 18-24 cuts on the back which adds to their
brilliance. This is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry", 3rd Ed, page 190.
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HOBE
bracelet with a large aqua unfoiled center rhinestone surrounded by
pink and green rhinestones and clear cabochons, all set in masterful gold
washed hand made wire work, circa 1940s. It is 7" wearable length with a 2"
by 1-3/4" center and 1" sides. This is in very good vintage condition with
only a few tiny flea bites on some stones, visible with a loupe. It has a
secure clasp and masterful wirework setting typical of Hobe but it is not
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HOBE bracelet in beautiful pink,
lavender and clear unfoiled rhinestone set in gold tone wire work, 7-1/2" by
7/8". This isn’t signed but I guarantee it is a Hobe circa 1950. A similar
bracelet can be seen in Deanna Cera’s book, "Jewels of Fantasy" on page 150.
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HOBE
clear unfoiled reflective clear cabochons bracelet and dress clip.
This is an amazing set is circa 1940. The bracelet is 7" by 1-3/4" and
the fur clip
is 2-1/4". The Hobe signature is under the clip back but the
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HOBE rare
bracelet with brilliant reflective clear half-bullet stones, red rectangular stones and
blue, aqua and clear rhinestones all set in gold washed hand wrought
filigree links. The wearable length is 6-7/8" and it is 2" at the
widest, and it also has a safety chain. Circa late 1940’s, it is in
excellent vintage condition.
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HOBE dramatic gem colored rhinestone bracelet with magenta, green and pink unfoiled
rhinestones set in gold washed sterling handmade filigree wire work. The
wearable length is 6-7/8" and it’s 1-5/8" at the widest and it has it’s safety
chain. While there’s no signature on it, it’s easy to tell Hobe made it circa late
1940’s, and it is one of their unusual and very best bracelets.
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HOBE
unusual bracelet with clear and blue half-bullet shaped rhinestones, dramatic pink
oval stones and clear rhinestones. They are all set in gold washed hand
wrought filigree and has a safety chain. The wearable size is 6-5/8" and
it’s 1" wide. In excellent vintage condition, it’s circa late 1940’s,
it is signed on the back "Hobe".
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HOBE bracelet with lovely unfoiled pastel blue
and clear rhinestones in a hand wrought filigree wire work setting of gold
washed sterling. It is 7" by 5/8" with a safety chain attached. Marked
"Hobe des pat’d" on the back, it was made in the 1940s.
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HOBE very rare brooch with a center of embossed
crystal with a mum design surrounded by brilliant rhinestones in green,
purple, yellow, aqua and clear, all unfoiled so the light can pass through
them. The hand made filigree wire work forms flowers, leaves and loops. This
is not signed but it is a Hobe from the 1940s, all hand made, it is
2-3/4" by 2" and it’s rare to say the least!
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HOBE
bracelet in aqua, pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones in a hand wrought gold
washed wire work filigree settings with a safety chain. It isn’t signed, but
it was made by Hobe in the late 1940s and it is 7-3/4" long and 3/4" wide.
Each link is slightly curved which makes for comfort in wearing.
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HOBE
necklace with unfoiled faceted rhinestones in red, pink, green,
clear, aqua and purple amethysts, late 1940s. The necklace has three larger links
and eight smaller ones, each of which has dangling teardrop shaped
pieces suspended from them. It is made of hand worked gold tone filigree
wire work and both the rhinestones and the finish is in excellent
condition. It is signed on the back "Hobe" in the standard applied
plaque. View

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HOBE pendant #O38672 shown on a black ribbon, a nice way to wear it.

HOBE
brooch pendant combination with brilliant unfoiled faceted topaz colored oval
center surrounded by smaller unfoiled rhinestones in rosy red, aqua and
clear, all set in gold tone filigree hand made wirework, circa 1940s. The entire
length of pendant, dangling teardrops and loop is 3-1/3" and it is 1-5/8′ wide.
The pendant top can be easily removed to wear this as a brooch, too. The back is
signed "Hobe" in an applied rectangular plaque and "design pat’d" on a separate
strip.

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HOBE
filigree ring with topaz colored center oval rhinestone
and accenting celery, yellow and clear rhinestones, all unfoiled. This
graceful oval shaped ring is a size 6 and 1-1/2" along the
finger, and the wire work was all done by hand. The last photos shows
this along with two other coordinating pieces just so you see what a fun
combo they could be.

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HOBE
earrings with unfoiled green and topaz colored rhinestones set in
the hand made wire work for which Hobe of that era was known, 1-1/4" by
7/8". The earrings are screw backs, and there is light wear on a few of the
stones, seen only under magnification. They are not signed, but are
guaranteed to be Hobe earrings. The last photos shows this along with two
other coordinating pieces just so you see what a fun combo they might be.

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HOBE
comma shaped earrings with center stones of faceted unfoiled topaz
color and surrounding stones in red, pink, soft green and clear, also unfoiled.
The earrings are screw backs, and while they are not signed, they are guaranteed
to be by Hobe. They are in excellent condition and circa 1940s.

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HOBE
matched brooch and earrings with pink, pastel green and lavender rhinestones
set in the lovely Hobe gilt filigree, circa 1945, brooch 1-5/8" by 1-5/8",
earrings 1-1/8".
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#O34378
HOBE pink and citrine green
rhinestone bracelet with gold washed filigree wire work, 6-7/8" by 3/4".
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HOBE dress clip and earrings of
chartreuse, pink, clear and blue unfoiled rhinestones in gold washed wire
work and collet settings, clip 2-1/2" by 1-3/4", earrings 1-1/2".
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HOBE
Damascene center warrior brooch with unfoiled red, rose, aqua
rhinestones and teardrop-shaped rhinestone dangles all set in hand made wire
work, 3" by 2-1/4". This is circa 1940 and in excellent condition
and it is signed "Hobe" on the back.

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HOBE
brooch with pink, blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gilt
hand worked filigree, and with two dangling stones that lean slightly back
in this photo but lay straight down when pinned on, circa 1940, 2" by 1-3/4".

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HOBE Damascene center warrior brooch
with unfoiled red, rose, aqua rhinestones, teardrop-shaped rhinestone
dangles, not signed, 3".
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More about the Damascene process can be seen
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HOBE
ring in a rectangular shape with a rosy red center oval stone
surrounded by purple, green, yellow and clear stones. Size 4-1/4 and 1-1/4"
along the finger. Most stones have wear upon close examination. No signature
but a guaranteed Hobe piece circa 1940s.

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HOBE
bracelet with a red synthetic ruby center, light yellow smaller
peridot and colorful unfoiled rhinestones, all set in gold tone settings and chains.
These stones are some of the more unusual colors used in this era of
Hobe. They include a deep rose, blue, green and yellow, and are all
unfoiled. The chains are braided and substantial. It is 6-3/4" with a front
element that is 2" by 1-5/8" and the braided chains sides are 1-1/8"
wide. This is in excellent
vintage condition and circa 1940s.

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HOBE
ring in a Hobe black velvet box, a rectangular shape ring with a rosy red center oval stone
surrounded by purple, green, yellow and clear stones. Size 4-1/4 and 1-1/4"
along the finger. Most stones have wear upon close examination. No signature
but a guaranteed Hobe piece circa 1940s.

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HOBE Jewels of Legendary
Splendor plastic sign, 4-1/2" by 2-1/2".
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HOBE 1948 advertisement "Hobe Jewels of Legendary Splendor. Fabulous
jewels of rare magnificence individually hand made by the world renowned
Hobe. The foremost fashions of today… heirlooms of yesterdays…
treasures of tomorrow… at fine stores and quality jewelers." It
shows a bracelet, ring, clip and fan shaped brooch.

HOBE
advertisement stating, "Hobe Jewels hand made in their entirety gold and
sterling at fine stores and quality jewelers, Hobe, 10 East 49th St,
New York".




HOBE brooch
of purple
glass cabochons with a cat’s eye effect in the light and clear
rhinestones, circa 1940, unsigned, 2" by
2-1/2".
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HOBE bracelet of purple, lavender,
blue and pale yellow unfoiled rhinestones in a wire work gold tone setting,
6-3/4" by 3/4".
Brilliant stones in a lovely unusual color combination, circa 1950.
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HOBE purple, pink and clear
rhinestones gold tone filigree pin with loop for chain, 2-1/4" by 1-1/2".
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HOBE pink, lavender and gray
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone ring, size 6 and 3/4" wide at
the front.
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HOBE bracelet with beautiful purple rectangular
unfoiled rhinestones and pink and clear unfoiled rhinestone in alternate
links. It is not signed, and it does have it’s safety chain. It is 7"
wearable length and 7/8" wide, and other than one scratch across a purple
stone, it is in excellent vintage condition, hand made in about 1945.
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HOBE earrings with clear cabochons
and pink and chartreuse rhinestones, screw back 7/8".
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HOBE
pink, purple and clear unfoiled rhinestones bracelet set in gilt
filigree, all hand made, marked "Hobe" on the back, 7" by 7/8".
This is in amazing condition, as though it was never worn, and it is circa
1950. A similar piece can be seen in Deanna Cera’s book, "Jewels of Fantasy" on page
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HOBE bracelet with clear and purple
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, signed "Hobe" on a
rectangular plaque, 7-1/4" by 7/8". A 1948 advertisement for a very similar
bracelet can be seen in can be seen in Brunialti’s "Tribute to American
Costume Jewelry" on page 35. One hinge between links has a professional
reinforcement on the back, invisible from the front.
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HOBE bracelet with clear and purple
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, signed "Hobe" on a square
plaque, 7" by 1". A 1948 advertisement for a very similar
bracelet can be seen in can be seen in Brunialti’s "Tribute to American
Costume Jewelry" on page 35. View
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HOBE green and clear
rhinestones set in wirework bracelet, circa 1950, 6-3/4" long, 1-3/4" by 1/3".
This has the typical lovely Hobe filigree wire work and the stones are extra
brilliant.
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HOBE Asian man brooch with carved
man set with citrine, topaz and yellow colored unfoiled
rhinestones which are set in hand made gold tone, circa late 1940s, 3-1/3" by 2-1/4".
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HOBE brooch
with green and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone hand made wire work
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HOBE
bracelet with golden color and clear rhinestones set in hand made
gilt sterling wire
filigree, brilliant and sparkling. It was made in about 1945, the
wearable length is 7-1/4" by 7/8" wide, and it has it’s safety chain.
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HOBE
unusual colored bracelet with oval unfoiled topaz colored rhinestones surrounded by clear cabochons and green,
blue and clear rhinestones, signed "Hobe" on the back. This was hand made in
about 1945, and it is complete with it’s safety chain. It’s 6-1/2" wearable
length and 1-1/16" wide. All hand made, it is in very good vintage condition
with some slight chips along a few facets. The last photo has a blue
line pointing to the "Hobe" signature on the back.

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HOBE
bracelet with bight sparkling pastel blue, aqua and clear rhinestones set in hand
made silver wire filigree with it’s safety chain, wearable length is 7" long and it
is 1" wide. Very brilliant and from about 1940.

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HOBE bracelet with unfoiled rose
rhinestone centers surrounded by green and yellow rhinestones and set in
lovely gold tone filigree, 7" by 1-1/4". A 1948 advertisement for a very
similar bracelet can be seen in can be seen in Brunialti’s "Tribute to
American Costume Jewelry" on page 35.
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HOBE chartreuse
unfoiled rhinestones and clear quartz cabochons large oval dress clip set in
gold tone filigree, 2-1/2" by 2".
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HOBE unsigned bracelet
in gorgeous green, clear and topaz colored unfoiled rhinestones with a topaz
colored glass cabochon center, all set in gold tone with typical wirework, 7" with a
2" wide front and 1" wide back. Terrific colors and size, circa
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HOBE rose petal pink star burst cabochons and clear rhinestones
bracelet, brooch and two pairs of earrings set in gold tone, circa 1950. The
bracelet 7-1/3" by 7/8"; dangling clip back earrings 1-3/4" by 1"; brooch
marked "Hobe" on the back 3-1/8" by 1-1/4"; clip back earrings 7/8". This is
a gorgeous set and the pink cabochons look like pink star sapphires. This
bracelet is marked "Hobe" on the back but the earrings are not. They are a
perfect match though, and both bracelet and earrings are in excellent
condition in every way, with gleaming stones and settings and
findings that look like they just walked off the show room floor. The parure
will come in the gray box as shown, but it isn’t the original box.

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HOBE
rose petal pink glass star burst cabochons and clear rhinestones
parure with 5 pieces. This set includes a necklace,
bracelet, brooch and two pairs of earrings, circa 1950. The necklace is
16-1/4" with a center element of 1-5/8" by 1-1/4" and side elements of 1" by
3/4", and it has a rhinestone decorated box clasp. The
bracelet 7-1/3" by 7/8"; the dangling clip back earrings are
1-3/4" by 1"; brooch marked "Hobe" on the back 3-1/8" by 1-1/4"; clip
back earrings 7/8". This is a gorgeous set and the pink cabochons look like
pink star sapphires. This bracelet is marked "Hobe" on the back but the
other pieces are not. They are a
perfect match though, and all the pieces are in excellent
condition in every way, with gleaming stones and settings and
findings that look like they just walked off the show room floor. The
settings on the necklace are a bit more silver colored than the other
pieces. The bracelet
will come in the gray box as shown, but it isn’t the original box. It took a
few years for me to assemble this set, but you can see it was well worth the
search!

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HOBE
rose petal pink star burst glass cabochons and clear
rhinestones necklace on pale gold tone chains. The necklace is a wearable
length of 16-1/4", the center element is 1-5/8" by 1-1/4", and the two side
elements are each 1" by 3/4". The closure is a box clasp decorated with
clear rhinestones. It has no signature but matches other Hobe pieces we have
had. It is in excellent condition and circa 1950.

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HOBE brooch with crysophase,
unfoiled clear and blue rhinestones, quartz and carnelian cabochons in
filigree setting, 2-7/8" by 1-5/8".
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HOBE
green glass pierced earrings with artificial pearls and carnelian
cabochons, threaded posts for pierced earrings, total length 1-7/8". These are unsigned but
were on
their original card, which is 2-1/2"by 2-1/2".

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HOBE green molded glass with and pale yellow and clear unfoiled rhinestones
bracelet, marked Hobe, 6-7/8" by 1-3/4".
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HOBE
bracelet with green, clear and blue rhinestones, circa 1940, 6-3/4"
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HOBE bracelets that
can be
seen in Christie Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry, 3rd Ed" page 190.

HOBE lavender, yellow, blue,
pink and clear rhinestone bracelet, 6-5/8" by 1-1/4".
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HOBE
unsigned bracelet with green, chartreuse and clear unfoiled rhinestones and a
gold tone mesh band with safety chain, wearable size 6-1/2", front element is
2-1/8" by 1-3/4", band width 5/8".

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HOBE necklace with green and clear
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, hook to add a
brooch/pendant at the bottom, 16" by 3/4" wide.
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HOBE
green and yellow unfoiled rhinestone brooch with flip-up loop to
wear as a pendant, 1-7/8" by 1-7/8" diagonally. Set in the hand wrought wire
work filigree typical of this Hobe era c 1940s, this is signed on the
back.

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HOBE fan shaped fur clip in green,
pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work leaves and
tiny flowers, not signed, 3-1/3". View
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HOBE bracelet,
brooch and earrings in a matched set. The unfoiled rhinestones are blue,
chartreuse, pink and clear and set in the wonderful hand wrought gilt
silver wire work for which Hobe is known. The bracelet is 7" by 3/4";
the brooch, which has a flip-up loop for a chain on the back; and
the screw back earrings are 1".

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HOBE
unsigned yellow brooch with oval yellow swirl cabochon center and
surrounding green, pale blue, topaz and clear rhinestones. They are all set in
the hand worked gilt wire for which Hobe is famous, circa 1950. The brooch
is 2-5/8" by 2".

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HOBE red, citrine and clear
unfoiled rhinestones dress clip set in gold tone wire work circa 1950,
2-1/2". A similar piece can be seen in Deanna Cera’s book, "Jewels of
Fantasy" on page 150. View #O35546

HOBE green, chartreuse and
clear rhinestone heart brooch, patent 145,214 by Wm Hobe circa 1946, 1-7/8" by
1". #O37417

HOBE green, pink and clear unfoiled
rhinestones ring in an aged silvery setting with tiny wire flowers,
size 7-1/4 and it is 7/8" by 1" across the front. Like many Hobe rings this
is not signed but is guaranteed a Hobe. I have had
other signed pieces
of this group.
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Shirley Temple 1949
The brooch sure looks like a Hobe figural brooch from that era.

Shirley Temple 1946
She is wearing a Hobe figural brooch, possibly from what was then called the
"Antique Chessman" series.

The
caption reads "antique chessmen".


HOBE clear unfoiled rhinestones
set in beautiful Hobe wire work bracelet, domed and brilliant, circa 1950, 6-1/3" by 1-7/8" front and
5/8" back.
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HOBE fur clip with cultured pearls, red synthetic rubies, and pastel
blue and clear rhinestones all set in gilt hand-made wire work filigree. It is 2-1/3" by 1-3/4".
Circa 1940s, this is in excellent condition. It has a lovely delicate look
and is an easy size to wear.

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HOBE red, blue and clear
brooch set in gilt wire filigree, unsigned, all hand made, circa 1950,
3" by 2". View
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HOBE figural brooch with tinted Asian lady in flowing robes figure
surrounded by blue, purple and pink unfoiled rhinestones set in hand
worked sterling leaves, berries and scrolls, unsigned but guaranteed a
Hobe circa 1940, 3-5/8" by 2-1/4". A similar piece dated 1944 can be
seen on our Hobe patents page by clicking

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HOBE
multi-colored bracelet, brooch and earrings set circa 1940s. The
unfoiled rhinestones let light pass through, and the colors include pastel blue red, pink,
aqua, yellow, and lavender. The bracelet is 7" by 5/8"; the brooch is 2-5/8" by
1-1/2"; the screw back earrings are 7/8" each. The bracelet and brooch are
signed but the earrings are not, typical for this style of earring. The center
pale blue rhinestone on the brooch has a microscopic flea bite at one edge, not
even as big as a pencil point and invisible to the naked eye. There are a few of
the same flea bites on the bracelet, too, so it is priced taking that into
consideration. It is an amazing set!.

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HOBE
sterling gilt clip with a central blue cabochon surrounded by unfoiled
rhinestones in clear, red and blue and set in hand made filigree scrolls and
tiny florets, 2" by 1-1/4" is marked "sterling" and the patent number "1852188",
and while the patent dates to the 1932, I think this is a 1940s clip.

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HOBE

unsigned pale blue glass
Buddha figure pin with red, clear and blue unfoiled rhinestones and blue cabochons,
hand made in about the
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HOBE blue glass Buddha brooch with
red, pink, blue and clear unfoiled stones set in gold washed filigree,
marked "Hobe" and "design pat’d", 2-1/3".
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HOBE blue glass Buddha brooch
surrounded by beautiful unfoiled red, blue and clear rhinestones and
cabochons set in gold washed hand made filigree wire work, circa 1950, 2" by
2". View #O36853


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HOBE unsigned locket n gold washed sterling with pink, rose, clear and purple rhinestones,
2-5/8" by 1-1/2". There are unusual hallmarks on the back of the locket,
so while it looks like a Hobe or Robert from the front, the marks have me
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HOBE printed lady portrait under
a glass center with pink, blue and clear rhinestones set in hand made gold
washed wire
filigree, 1-2/3" by 1-1/8". It is marked "Design Pat’d", and
is on a 14-2/3" long three-strand
pearl necklace with a rhinestone decorated clasp.
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HOBE gold washed sterling
locket with pink, blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones
and dangles,
locket front with lovely applied flower motif, 2-1/4". It has no
signature but it charming and
unusual nonetheless. The locket opens from the front so you don’t have to
take the brooch off to see the picture.
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HOBE brooch with rose cabochons and
blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, 2-1/3". One
of the rose colored cabochons has been replaced by a faceted rose colored
rhinestone.
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HOBE pale blue, clear, green and purple unfoiled rhinestones in gold washed
setting bow brooch with watch holder hook on back, 2" by 1-7/8".
The necklace to this bow group can be seen in a 1948
HOBE advertisement
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HOBE comma shaped earrings with
pink, blue, rose and green stones,
1-3/4". All of the stones are garnet and glass doublets, not
rhinestones. View #O29806.




HOBE
earrings with unfoiled faceted rhinestones in purple, pink and clear, all set in
sterling gilt hand made wire work filigree, circa 1940s, clip backs that are 7/8" wide.
Each clip back is marked "sterling" on it. The finish is a very soft gold color,
not shiny, and all the rhinestones are in excellent condition.

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#O38674
HOBE advertisement,
circa 1948.


HOBE
earrings in purple, pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in hand
made gilt
wire work. Circa 1940s, these are 7/8" clip backs.

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HOBE
dangles brooch in pink, red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in
the lovely hand wrought wire work for which Hobe is known. It is signed
"Hobe" in a rectangle on the back and is 2-1/2" by 2-1/2".
Dainty and so feminine!

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#H38018


HOBE
brooch in pink, red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in the
lovely hand wrought wire work for which Hobe is known.

HOBE brooch with pink, red and
clear rhinestones set in hand made wire filigree, unsigned, circa 1948,
patent 150,359 designed by Sylvia Hobe, 1-3/4" by 1-5/8". The little
rhinestone that dangles under the crown shape on this pin is easier to see
from the back photo than from the front, but that is because we photograph
things laying flat. It does show when the pin is worn.
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HOBE brooch in
pink, red and clear rhinestones set in hand made gold tone wire work, 1-3/4".
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HOBE brooch in pink, red and clear
rhinestones set in hand made gold tone wire work, 2-1/2 diagonally.
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HOBE fur clip in red and clear
unfoiled rhinestones set in hand made gold tone wirework, 2".
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HOBE
red pink and clear fan brooch set in hand wrought gold tone wire
work with brilliant unfoiled stones that sparkle beautifully, 3-1/16" by 2"
and circa 1945.

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#O40349

HOBE citrine and pink colored
rhinestones necklace, 16-1/2" with a 3" front drop.
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HOBE
crescent moon brooch with unfoiled pink, blue and clear rhinestones in a
gold tone wirework setting, 2" by 2". It is signed on the back
"Hobe" and is in excellent condition, circa 1950.

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HOBE
pastel blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones bracelet and
earrings with heart dangles on the earrings. The bracelet is 6-3/4" long
by 1" wide, and the clip back earrings are 1-1/3". Circa 1940, this set
is in excellent condition with a catch and safety chain that work just
as they should.

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HOBE floral bouquet
brooch with sparkling clear unfoiled rhinestones and petals enameled in
blue, pastel blue and green, all set in gold tone wire work, marked on
the back "by Hobe" in a triangle, circa 1940s, 3-1/8".
I have seen pieces similar to these described as Austro-Hungarian
revival, but I’m not sure that I agree.
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HOBE
purple heart pins with pink, green and clear unfoiled rhinestones
set in gold washed wire work, one signed on the back "Hobe", each 1-3/4" by
1".

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#O39446



HOBE brooch with unfoiled clear, purple and blue rhinestone set in
gilt silver hand made wire work signed on the back, 1-1/4". Included are
the matching earrings, each of which has a solder repair best visible
under a lens. They are 1-1/3" clip backs, unsigned. Because of the
repairs they are included free of charge with the brooch. The brooch was
patent 150,359 in 1948 and was designed by Sylvia Hobe. The three
rhinestones under the crown shape dangle loosely and were made to quiver when
worn.

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HOBE
purple centered pendant, surrounded by unfoiled rhinestones in rose
red, pink, green and pale blue, pendant marked "Hobe" on the back and is 2" by
1-1/4", the chain is unmarked and is 17-3/4" long. There is a tiny flea bite on
the purple cabochon, not visible without a magnifier.

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HOBE
bracelet in deep blue, red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in
hand made gold tone filigree hand worked setting, safety chain attached, marked on the
back "Hobe design pat’d", 7" by 5/8".

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HOBE blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in
hand made gold tone filigree 7" by
3/4" bracelet, 2-1/2" brooch and 7/8" screw-back earrings. Only the bracelet
is marked "Hobe" on the back. A 1948 advertisement for a very
similar bracelet can be seen in can be seen in Brunialti’s "Tribute to
American Costume Jewelry" on page 35.
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HOBE blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in
hand made gold tone filigree. Only the bracelet
is marked "Hobe" on the back, 7" by 3/4" bracelet, 2-1/2"
brooch and 7/8" screw-back earrings.
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HOBE earrings of unfoiled
rhinestones in gold washed wire work and collet settings, 7/8".
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Brenda Marshall 1942
The necklace she is wearing looks like a Hobe, similar to the one shown at
the right.

HOBE necklace in aqua and clear
with detachable brooch, matching bracelet and earrings. The wearable length
of the necklace is 17" with 2-3/4" brooch. Circa 1940s, it is
in very good vintage condition.
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HOBE aqua and clear unfoiled
rhinestones bracelet, 7" by 1-2".
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HOBE brooch in aqua and clear
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wore work, 2".
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HOBE aqua and clear unfoiled
rhinestones dangle brooch and earrings circa 1950, brooch 3-1/4" by 2",
earrings 1-1/2" by 1-1/4".
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HOBE
unsigned square aqua and clear unfoiled rhinestone earring set in gilt
hand worked wire work, 1" wide with clip backs. The earrings are from the
1940s and are in excellent condition in every way. They are not signed but
are guaranteed to be genuine Hobe earrings.

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#O38625


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https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe41242.jpg


HOBE pastel blue and clear rhinestones
bracelet with 8 square links, each with a round rhinestone center,
marked "Hobe" on the back, 7" wearable length and 7/8" wide.
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HOBE brilliant aqua and clear rhinestones
bracelet with square center stones on each link surrounded by a halo of
clear and blue stones, all set in silver with a gold wash and marked "Hobe"
on the back, 6-1/2" by 1" wide. It is a bit smaller size than most
bracelets and it is circa 1950.
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HOBE bracelet of aqua and clear
brilliant unfoiled rhinestones in a gold washed wire work and collet
setting, 7-1/3" by 7/8". View
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HOBE necklace of aqua and clear
unfoiled rhinestones in gold washed wire work and collet settings, necklace
16" with 3-1/2" front drop, earrings 1-1/2". This necklace is gold plate
over silver and was created by Zoltan Imirshaw in the 1930’s. (interview of
Don Hobe by Davida Baron, 1996). #O32865
HOBE necklace of aqua and clear
unfoiled rhinestones in gold washed wire work and collet settings, necklace
16" with 3-1/2" front drop, earrings 1-1/2". This necklace is gold plate
over silver and was created by Zoltan Imirshaw in the 1930’s. (interview of
Don Hobe by Davida Baron, 1996). #O32865
HOBE brooch and earrings of clear
and aqua unfoiled rhinestones in gold washed wire work and collet settings,
brooch 2-3/4", earrings 1-1/2".
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HOBE aqua and clear bracelet with clear
cabochons, set in gold tone hand made wire work typical of Hobe’s masterful workmanship,
circa 1950, with safety chain, 7" by 5/8".
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HOBE brooch with aqua and clear
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree and two clear rhinestone
dangles, unsigned but guaranteed Hobe circa 1950, 2-1/8".
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HOBE bracelet with pale blue,
yellow clear and purple unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, with
safety chain, marked on the back "Hobe design patent", circa 1950, 7" by
3/4". View
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HOBE aqua and clear unfoiled
rhinestones ring in a silvery setting with delicate looped wire work so typical
of Hobe, size 6-1/8, 1-1/4" by 1-1/8". There are scratches on
the aqua rhinestone visible upon close examination, but the stone is
brilliant to the naked eye. Like many Hobe rings this is not signed but is
guaranteed a Hobe and I have had other signed pieces
of this group.
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HOBE
bracelet in unfoiled aqua and clear rhinestones set in gilt
silver hand made wirework with the unusual feature of pendant drops on
each link, circa 1940s, includes a safety chain, 7-1/4" by 2" including
the drops. The drops alternate between a faceted pastel blue bead and a
clear rhinestone.

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HOBE aqua and clear
rhinestone leaf pin set in gilt hand made wire work filigree, 1-5/8" by
1-1/4". View
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HOBE red, clear and blue
bracelet, brooch and earrings with patriotic
colored rhinestones set into gold tone filigree,
patent number 143,317 circa
1945, bracelet 7", brooch 1-3/4" by 1-1/2",
earrings 1". The stones are brilliant and unfoiled and the
bracelet an unusual front-opening style. View
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HOBE red, clear and blue
bracelet, brooch and earrings with patriotic
colored rhinestones set into gold tone filigree,
patent number 143,317 circa
1945, bracelet 7", brooch 1-3/4" by 1-1/2",
earrings 1". The stones are brilliant and unfoiled and the
bracelet an unusual front-opening style. View
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Patent number 143,317 dated
1945 for the
bracelet shown at the left.



HOBE wide bracelet with blue glass
cabochons, red and clear unfoiled faceted rhinestones set in gold tone wire
work, 6-3/4" long and with a safety catch, 1-3/4" at the front and 3/4" at
the back. View
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HOBE
brooch with bow and dangle, bow pin 1-5/8" by 1-1/4", round brooch
1-5/8", bow unsigned and round marked "Hobe". Each of the two pieces has a
pin back so that they can be worn separately as well as together. This has
lovely dramatic and patriotic colors as well as nice movement, circa 1940s
and in excellent condition.

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HOBE blue, red and clear unfoiled rhinestone brooch
with dangles, circa 1950, a nice size at 2-1/3" by 2-1/3". This is
being sold as is with three small chips in the center
stone, but because they are visible under magnification they do not detract
from the overall look of this gorgeous brooch.
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HOBE bow brooch in gold washed sterling with
red, clear and blue rhinestones, marked on the back, "Hobe design pat",
1-3/4" by 1-1/3".
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#O41215

HOBE bracelet with red, clear and blue
unfoiled rhinestones set into hand wrought wire filigree. The six links
total a wearable size of 7" by 7/8", and it has it’s safety chain Circa
1940’s, it is a patriotic beauty.
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HOBE
bow pin with red, clear and blue unfoiled rhinestones set in gold
tone wire work, 1-3/4" by
1-1/3′.

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HOBE
pink, purple and clear rhinestones shamrock shaped earrings
earrings, 1-1/2" clip backs. One of the clear rhinestones is
cracked, but you can only see it using magnification and it is stable in
it’s setting. This set is not signed and it was hand made in about 1940.

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HOBE fur clip in blue
glass cabochons and red and clear unfoiled rhinestones in a hand made wire
worked filigree setting with some gilt loss,
1-7/8" by 1-5/8", unsigned. The stones are in excellent condition
and the setting is a silvery color with some gilding, lovely, circa 1940s.

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HOBE
red, blue and clear rhinestones shamrock shaped earrings earrings,
1-1/2" screw backs. Some of the stones show wear upon very
close examination, but
they are still beautiful to wear. This is not signed and it was
hand made in
about 1940.

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HOBE bracelet with blue, red and
clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, chains back, bracelet
is 6-3/4" long and has a safety chain and 3/4" wide.
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HOBE rectangular brooch with blue,
red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold plated metal filigree wire work, extra loop on
the back, 2-1/4" by 2". This piece in another color way can
be seen in the book "American Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry Volume 1" on
page 215, where it is dated 1939 designed by William W. Hobe. View
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HOBE blue, red and clear unfoiled
rhinestone earrings with dangles set in gold tone wire work, clip back
unsigned earrings, 1-1/4". View
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HOBE teardrop shaped brooch with
blue, red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, 2" by
1-1/2". View
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HOBE teardrop shaped brooch with
blue, red and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, 2" by
1-1/2". View
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HOBE blue, red and clear unfoiled
rhinestone earrings set in gold tone wire work, clip back unsigned earrings,
7/8", patent number on clip is 1967965. This piece in another color way
can be seen in the book "American Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry Volume 1"
on page 215, where it is dated 1939 designed by William W. Hobe.
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HOBE bracelet of man
made ruby,
sapphire, aquamarine and clear unfoiled rhinestones in gold tone
filigree setting, 7" by 7/8". Hobe occasionally used real stones
with rhinestones, as in this lovely bracelet.
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HOBE unsigned quartz, man made ruby and
sapphire 6-3/4" bracelet with 2" by 2-3/4" front and 3/4" four strand
braided mesh band, 2" by 1-1/2" dress clip, circa 1940.
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HOBE unsigned man made ruby, sapphire and
aquamarine set in gold tone 6-3/4" by 1-7/8" bracelet and 2" dress clip.
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HOBE red, blue and clear
rhinestones set in gilt sterling filigree bracelets, brooch and earrings. The
bracelet is long and wide 7" by 7/8", the brooch is 2" and the earrings
are7/8". The bracelet is signed behind the clasp "Hobe" on an applied
rectangle; the brooch is marked "Hobe" and "design pat." on two applied
rectangles; the earrings are marked "sterling" on the back. #O31872
and #O29716.

HOBE
red, clear and blue rhinestone bracelet, circa 1940,
7" by 3/4". Signed behind the clasp "Hobe" on an applied
rectangle. This is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s "Warman’s Jewelry", 3rd Ed, page
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HOBE red, blue and clear
rhinestones set in gold tone filigree bracelets, brooch and earrings. The
top bracelet is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s book "Warman’s
Jewelry", 2nd Ed, page 190.
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#O29716



HOBE blue
unfoiled rectangular rhinestone ring with red and clear rhinestones.
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HOBE bracelet with blue, red and
clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone wire work, chains back, bracelet
is 6-3/4" long and has a safety chain and 3/4" wide.
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HOBE Jewels Ad 1948 showing a Hobe
bow necklace like the ones at the right and a bracelet like others on
this page.

HOBE bows necklace with red, blue
and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone bows and wire work, has it’s
safety chain, wearable length 17" and front drop 1-7/8".
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HOBE bow necklace as seen in
a1948 Photoplay Magazine
"Introducing Jewels by Hobe"
worn by Ava Gardner




HOBE blue, red and clear unfoiled
rhinestone earrings set in gold tone wire work, clip back unsigned earrings,
7/8", patent number on clip is 1967965.
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HOBE red, clear and blue
unfoiled rhinestones bracelet set in gold tone filigree with safety chain,
circa 1950, 7-1/4" by 7/8" wide. Signed on the back "Hobe" and "Pat. pend.".
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HOBE
red and blue rhinestones ring circa 1940. #H14969


http://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe41125.jpg


HOBE gold washed sterling bracelet with hand
wrought filigree holding brilliant rhinestones in golden, pale yellow and
celery green. It’s safety chain is in place, but it’s not signed. It is 6-7/8" wearable
length and 3/4" wide.
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HOBE bracelet with red, clear and blue unfoiled
rhinestones set in hand wrought wire work, each link having a dangling
rhinestone suspended from it, 7" by 5/8"+, marked on the back "Hobe design patn".
The colors in this are strong and the bracelet dazzling.
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Bette Davis in a Hobe portrait necklace she worn in the movie "Jezebel".

HOBE rhinestone clasp
necklace with gorgeous chain strung pink, tan and chartreuse faceted
glass beads, the clasp has clear, chartreuse and red unfoiled
rhinestones and artificial pearls set in the typical Hobe wire work,
marked on the tongue "by Hobe" in a triangle, circa 1940s, wearable size
21" with the clasp being 2" by 1-1/4".
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Betty
Davis
in a similar Hobe necklace.

Bette Davis in a Hobe portrait necklace from the movie "Jezebel".




HOBE hoop earrings in honey and
clear unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, unsigned, 1".
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HOBE parure of honey and clear
unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone filigree, necklace 16-1/2" by
1-1/2", bracelet 7" by 7/8", screw back earrings marked "sterling" 7/8",
no other marks. View
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HOBE
comma shaped earrings with center stones of faceted unfoiled topaz
color and surrounding stones in red, pink, soft green and clear, also
unfoiled. The earrings are screw backs, and while they are not signed, they
are guaranteed to be by Hobe. They are in excellent condition and circa
1940s.

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HOBE earrings with
purple, blue and clear rhinestones set in gold tone.
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HOBE unsigned lavender, pink and gray-blue rhinestones ring, size
6 and 7/8"
across top.
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HOBE blue, purple and yellow
unfoiled rhinestones set in wire work earrings, 1-1/3".
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Now and again I run across a DeRosa piece that is made exactly like the Hobe
jewelry of the 1940’s, and the bracelet at the left is a perfect example. So far
as I know, there was no connection between the two companies, but these are SO
similar that it does make me wonder.



DEROSA
bracelet in the 1940s Hobe style with unfoiled
stones set in gilt wire work. They include green garnet glass
doublettes and golden and pale yellow rhinestones. It is 6-3/4"
wearable size by 2" wide at the front and 1/2" wide at the
back, circa 1940s. Jointed links make this flexible to wrap around the
wrist comfortably, and it is in very good vintage condition with no
missing stones and no damage or repairs.

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DeRosa and Hobe bracelet
clasps. While these are both very typically Hobe looking, the top
one is signed "DeRosa". I wish I had a shot of the front of this
DeRosa bracelet, too. The similarity is amazing and yet there is no
documented connection I am aware of between Hobe and DeRosa.



HOBE portrait brooch with hand
painted portrait set with unfoiled pink, blue, clear and lavender
rhinestones in gold tone wire work, 2-1/2".
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HOBE Three Graces shell cameo surrounded by clear, red and blue unfoiled
rhinestones necklace on double chains with safety chain at back, 15" with 3"
front drop. View
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HOBE hand painted
portrait bracelet with pastel rhinestones and gold tone mesh band.
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HOBE hand
painted portrait brooch and earrings with purple rhinestones, circa 1960.
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HOBE hand painted portrait ring
with green rhinestones. #O11606

HOBE portrait
dangly earrings with lithographs set in gold tone metal screw-back earrings 2-1/3"
long.

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HOBE
portraits and earrings, earrings are lithographs and small disks are hand
painted and used in costume jewelry by Hobe, as well as other makers.
#O37930


HOBE
portraits that were used to make jewelry.

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#O37930b


HOBE
hand painted portraits. #O37930d

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HOBE
painted portrait pin set in gold tone leaves with a
glass pearl on each end, signed "Hobe" on the back, 2-1/3" by 1".

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HOBE abalone belt buckle half with
an old Hobe tag on the back reading, "Hobe Cie, 219 West 37th St., NYC, pat
designed July 1923". View
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HOBE abalone belt buckle half with
an old Hobe tag on the back reading, "Hobe Cie, 219 West 37th St., NYC, pat
designed July 1923". View
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HOBE
gold tone metal chain signed on the catch "Hobe 3427691", 24"
long. That patent number is from 1965 and other jewelry companies used
this same catch.

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HOBE
thick gold tone metal chain with "Hobe" signature on the hook and a
ball on the other end, 15".

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HOBE
gold tone metal chain with a textured ball on one end and the hook
marked "Hobe" on the other, 18" long and about 1-4" wide and in excellent
condition.

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First part of article about the jewelry Signe is
wearing.
"The spark that ignites a simple dress is jewelry"

Signe Hasso
Ring, pin, and bracelet.
Antique Hobe in
silver with moonstones.

2nd part of article




Matching bag, ring, and bracelet. Two tone gold, with peridot, topaz, and olivine stones. This sure looks like Hobe!

The caption reads
"antique chessmen" but they look more
like Netsuke to me. Whatever figural these are, they are fun and
interesting to wear.

Jeweled compact with jade, aquamarine, and
tourmaline and matching earrings.

HOBE STERLING JEWELRY
circa 1940-1945
The hand wrought sterling settings from this era
are masterful, and the rhinestones brilliant. Moonstones, spinels,
rhinestones and more semi-precious gems stones are featured in these wonderful pieces
as well as in the jewelry above.


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HOBE
sterling with gold overlay leaves and roses design
pink rhinestones set. It has a 6-5/8" by 1-1/3" bracelet, 3-1/3" brooch and
3/4" screw-on pierced earrings, circa 1940. The bracelet is marked on the
back of the clasp with "Hobe" in a partial triangle; the brooch marked in a
triangle "Hobe sterling 1/20 14k".
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HOBE sterling with gold overlay
leaves and rose and pink rhinestones. It has a
6-5/8" by 1-1/3" bracelet, 3-1/3" brooch and 3/4"
screw-on pierced earrings,
hand made circa 1940. The bracelet is marked on the back of the clasp with "Hobe" in a
partial triangle; the brooch marked in a triangle "Hobe sterling 1/20 14k";
the earrings have no marks.
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HOBE
flower brooch in gold washed sterling with
a center brilliant pink rhinestone. It’s marked in an applied triangle
"Hobe sterling 1/20 14k" on the back and it was all hand made.

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HOBE
sterling silver necklace and bracelet with pastel blue rhinestones and
gold overlay, necklace 16-1/2" in length and with a pendant of 2" by 1-1/8"
bottom and 1" center. Necklace catch marked "sterling". The larger bracelet
is marked "Hobe sterling 1/20 14k" on the clasp back, safety chain, 7"
wearable size and 1-1/4" down to 3/4" wide.

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HOBE
sterling silver necklace, a brooch and two bracelets with pastel blue rhinestones and
gold overlay, necklace 16-1/2" in length and with a pendant of 2" by 1-1/8"
bottom and 1" center. Necklace catch marked "sterling". The larger bracelet
is marked "Hobe sterling 1/20 14k" on the clasp back, safety chain, 7"
wearable size and 1-1/4" down to 3/4" wide.

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HOBE sterling silver brooch with
14k yellow gold and brilliant blue
rhinestone, gold washed leaves and hand fashioned sterling flowers circa
1940s, 2-1/4". It is signed "Hobe sterling 1/20th14k" on the back.
The handmade flowers and leaves are really lovely.
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https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe39545b.jpg


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HOBE

sterling necklace and bracelet set with pastel blue rhinestones, necklace
16-1/2" in length and with a pendant of 2" by 1-1/8" and a 1" center
element, and
the necklace catch is marked "sterling". Handmade in about 1945, it’s
in excellent vintage condition. #O39545

HOBE
sterling necklace and bracelet set with pastel blue rhinestones, necklace 16-1/2" in
length and with a pendant of 2" by 1-1/8" bottom and 1" center, and the
necklace catch is marked "sterling". The bracelet is marked "Hobe sterling
1/20 14k" on the clasp back, it has it’s safety chain, 7" wearable size and
1-1/4" down to 3/4" wide. Handmade in about 1945, it’s in
excellent vintage condition and the Hobe box is included as well.

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HOBE
bracelet with aqua rhinestones set in sterling and gold wash,
safety chain, 7" by 1".

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patent #14144
1945




HOBE gold washed sterling silver
brooch and earrings with
brilliant aqua stones, brooch 4" earrings and screw back earrings
1". All hand made. it is from the 1940s and in excellent vintage
condition, a real joy. View
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HOBE

sterling silver hinged bracelet with a brilliant aqua blue unfoiled center
rhinestone surrounded by hand wrought sterling flowers, leaves and beads. It is 7"
around the inside with a 1-1/2" wide front and a 3/4" back. It has a gold
tone safety chain and the catch works well and holds tight. It is circa 1940
and a real dazzler! The amount of detail on this amazing
bracelet was masterfully hand made in 1945 according to patent #141,443
which is shown in the last photo here.

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HOBE
1940’s sterling silver and moonstone floral bouquet brooch with amazing hand
wrought wire
work, buds, leaves and ribbon, 4-1/4" by 2".
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#O19440.


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HOBE
sterling vermeil bracelet with a large unfoiled aqua rhinestone
center rhinestone, 7-1/4" wearable length, center element is 2" by 1-1/2".
The hand wrought sterling leaves, flowers, coils and berries are highlighted
with a soft yellow gold wash, and it is marked on the back of the catch
"Hobe sterling 1/20th 14k sterling, patent pending". It has two small rings
for a safety chain. but the chain is not present. The amount of detail
on this hand made bracelet was masterfully created in the 1940s. This
amazing bracelet was masterfully created in the 1945 according to patent
#141,443 shown in the last image here.

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patent #141,443

HOBE sterling and aqua rhinestone bracelet with
each of the five round links decorated with hand made flowers, leaves and
ribbons, not signed but guaranteed to be by Hobe and made in the 1940s as
the patent shows in the last photo here, 7" wearable length and 1" wide.
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HOBE unsigned sterling and
aqua rhinestone ring with a beautifully formed flowers and leaves setting,
size 4-3/4 and 1-1/3" along the finger, circa 1940s.
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HOBE unsigned sterling and
aqua rhinestone bracelet with beautifully formed little flowers and leaves
and a safety chain, circa 1940s, 6-5/8" by 3/4".
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HOBE unsigned aqua
unfoiled rhinestone earrings, 1-1/4".
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HOBE
sterling earrings with gold wash and intricate hand made flowers
and leaves created by a masterful jeweler. They are screw back earrings that
are 1" long and 5/8" wide. These are similar to patent
number 139,583 from 1944 shown

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HOBE
gold washed sterling heart pendant and brooch combination, all hand
made, every flower, ribbon and leaf. The brooch has a heart shaped aqua center rhinestone and it has a loop
for a chain so it can be worn as a necklace. Amazingly crafted details
in the flowers and leaves help make this special, and its from the 1940 era.
While it is not signed it is from the same group shown in a magazine
advertisement for a Hobe bracelet
HERE.
It is 2-5/8" by 1-3/4", loop 3/4" long and all together is 2-5/8" long.
It’s a lovely brooch and will also look great worn as a pendant on a silver
chain.

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#O41824

A bracelet to the heart group is shown in a magazine advertisement for a
Hobe bracelet
HERE.
It says, "Hobe Jewels Exclusively, Heart bracelet of aquamarine and
silver by Hobe. One of many new Hobe creations in the heart motif
featuring stones of various colors, price $5.00". I wish we could
still buy them for $5.00 today! The address given is "311 Beverly Drive,
Beverly Hills, Most complete array of Hobe shown anywhere".



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HOBE sterling bracelet with
purple unfoiled rhinestones set in sterling with a 14k yellow gold wash to
highlight parts of the design. It still has it’s safety chain, which is
handy. It is
7" by 1" and it’s signed on the back of the clasp, "Hobe sterling
1/20 14k". The patent number for this bracelet, number 141,444, dates it to
1945. The rhinestones are brilliant and the settings in excellent
condition.

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#O38649

HOBE
patent number 141,444 for a sterling bracelet, June 5th, 1945.

HOBE
sterling brooch with rectangular faceted unfoiled purple rhinestone
center and 14k yellow gold accents.
On the back it is marked "Hobe
sterling 1/20 14K" on a triangular plaque, and it is 2-1/8" by 1-1/3", circa 1945.
The hand wrought blossoms and coils set off the center stone in such a
beautiful way and it is in excellent vintage condition.

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HOBE
sterling and purple rhinestone bracelet with six round links,
7-1/3" by 1". This was all hand made, each little flower, bud and
leaf on the six round links. It is not signed but guaranteed to be
by Hobe and made in the 1940s as the patent shows in the last photo
here.
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HOBE sterling silver pendant necklace with an
oval purple charolite cabochon center surrounded by plum colored saddle cut
gadolinium garnet synthetic stones in a hand
made setting with flowers on the clasp. Charolite is a fairly rare
stone, sometimes referred to as a stone of transformation. There are no
marks on the necklace except the word "sterling" but I have no doubt it’s by Hobe. The pendant is 2" by 1-1/2" on the 20" long with a pretty flower decorating
the box clasp. Each of the stones is collet set with sterling silver
flower and bead work around it, and this detail is lovely and high quality,
entirely hand made. NOTE: Any white marks you see on the center
stones are just reflections from our windows, and the stone has no flaws at
all.
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HOBE sterling flower bouquet brooch signed on
the back "Hobe sterling des pat", all hand made in the 1940s, 4-1/2" by
3-1/4".
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HOBE brooch in sterling silver with a lapis
lazuli cabochon surrounded by hand made flowers, leaves and tiny beads,
marked on the back "Hobe sterling, 2" by 1-1/2".
The stone is solid blue and any white marks you see are from the camera
lights.
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HOBE
spectacular gorgeous green rhinestone set in sterling silver and 1/20th yellow
gold and made in the
mid-1940s. It is marked "Hobe sterling 1/20th 14k" on the back. Be sure to
see the close up photo because the hand wrought sterling flowers, leaves and
coils, some with a gold wash, is masterfully created. The bracelet has
it’s safety chain and is 6-3/4" by 1-1/4".

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HOBE
sterling silver and 14 karat yellow gold overlay bracelet and two
brooches. The sterling and citrine bracelet and brooch are marked "Hobe
sterling 1/20th 14k" on the back of both pieces. The bracelet has it’s
safety chain and is 6-3/4" by 1-1/4" and the brooch is 2-13" by 1-5/8".
The patent #141,443 dated 1945 shows this bracelet.
#O38826

HOBE
brooch with a beautiful green unfoiled center rhinestone set in
sterling silver and yellow gold, 2-1/8" long. The hand made flowers, leaves and coils are really lovely, and it was made
in the mid-1940s. It is signed on the back "Hobe sterling /20th 14k".
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HOBE
sterling silver and yellow gold rectangular brooch with green
stone, 2-1/2" by 1-3/4". The hand wrought flowers and leaves are really
beautiful. This is signed on the back and it is a 1940s Hobe piece and in
excellent vintage condition. Patent #141,303 from 1945 shows this
same brooch, which was also made as a clip.
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HOBE
Patent #141,303 from 1945 shows this same brooch, which was also
made as a clip.


HOBE

sterling silver and yellow gold rectangular dress clip with a wonderful green stone,
2-1/2" by 1-3/4". The hand wrought flowers and leaves are really
beautiful. While this is not signed, it is obviously a 1940s Hobe piece and
in excellent vintage condition. Patent #141,303 from 1945 shows this
same design in a brooch, which was also made as a clip like this one.

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HOBE unsigned sterling clip
back earrings with faceted unfoiled green stones and hand fashioned
flowers, buds, ribbons and leaves, 2-1/4" clip backs. Of
interest, the green stones are synthetic spinel triplets, not very often seen in
costume jewelry.

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#O40448



HOBE
sterling bracelet with green synthetic spinel stones and
sterling and gold overlay leaves. This bracelet is a bit larger in size
at 7-1/2" by 1". Circa 1945, it is marked on the
back of the clasp, "Hobe
sterling 1/20 14k". It is in excellent
vintage condition and still has a safety chain.

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#O38016


HOBE
sterling and rich green rhinestone bracelet with all five round
links decorated with hand made flowers and leaves, safety chain attached, 7"
by 1". The earrings have one chipped green stone and they are sterling gilt
with gold flower shapes, marked only "sterling" on the back of each and
matching clip back earrings.

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HOBE
sterling and gold wash rhinestone bracelet, pastel rhinestones in
pink, yellow, green and lavender. This is marked on the back "Hobe,
1/20th 14k, design pat’n", 7" wearable length by 3/4" wide. It is in
excellent vintage condition, from the 1940s.

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HOBE
sterling vermeil flower 5-petal earrings with a center oval pink
rhinestone, marked only "sterling" on each stem back, 1-1/8" by 1".

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#O41780

HOBE sterling and 14k yellow gold bracelet
with brilliant pink and blue rhinestones set in hand wrought flowers and
leaves, marked on the back, "Hobe sterling 1/20th 14k", and has it’s own
safety chain, 7-1/3" by 7/8" with it’s safety chain.
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HOBE
sterling and gold wash fancy petal flower earrings with a center green
rhinestone in each, marked only "sterling" on the stem back, 1-1/8" and
made in the 1940s.

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This patent #131,847 from 1942 shows the bracelet above.

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The patent for earrings on the right is #141,301 dated 1945.

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HOBE
sterling vermeil flower 5-petal earrings with a center golden color
rhinestone, marked only "sterling" on the stem back, 1-1/8" and made in the
1940s.
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HOBE sterling
and gilt
brooch with rose faux star sapphire cabochon center, 2-1/8" by 1-1/2".
Signed on an applied triangular plaque on the back "Hobe, sterling 1/2
14k ".
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HOBE
patent #126,785 from 1941 shows a bracelet similar to the one shown
at the right.

HOBE sterling bracelet and earrings
with pink and purple rhinestones, circa 1940, bracelet 7" by 1-5/8" and
earrings 1-1/8", patent number 126,785 for the year 1941.
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HOBE sterling bracelet with shocking pink rhinestones, a color that
isn’t common in Hobe of this era. It is marked on the
clasp back "Hobe Sterling" in a triangle safety chain, 7" by 1".
Circa mid-1940s, this is lovely and in excellent condition. The Hobe
patent can be seen

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HOBE dangling
bird holding a circle brooch with pink, blue and clear foiled and unfoiled
rhinestones, the clear rhinestone right under the bird’s beak is chipped upon
close examination, total length 2-1/3".

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#O38210

HOBE sterling and gold overlay
flowers and leaves hand crafted brooch with an artificial pearl centered
flower, circa 1945, marked on the back "Hobe sterling 1/20th 14k", 2-3/4".
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HOBE
sterling unsigned dress clip with a center pink stone
surrounded but bullet cabochons in green, marked only "sterling" on the
back, 3" by 2". The green stones are dyed green chalcedony quartz
and the longer pink stones are probably saddle cut gadolinium garnet
synthetic stones.

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HOBE
sterling unsigned ring with a center pink faceted rhinestone surrounded
but bullet cabochons in green, size 3-1/2 and 7/8" across the face. The
green stones are dyed green chalcedony and the pink is probably a synthetic
sapphire

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#O39593

HOBE sterling dress clip and ring.
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HOBE
sterling two part brooch with rhinestones, purple, pink and green
rhinestones in a hand made brooch with flowers, leaves, scrolls and other
wonderful wire work, "Hobe 14k on sterling Design Pat.d", 3-1/2" long and 2"
at the widest The bottom element can be removed and worn separately as a
pendant.

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HOBE
sterling figural brooch with tinted
Asian lady in flowing robes figure surrounded by purple, green and pink
unfoiled rhinestones set in hand worked sterling leaves, berries and
scrolls, unsigned but guaranteed Hobe circa 1940, 3-5/8" by 2-1/4". A
similar piece dated 1944 can be seen on our Hobe patents page by clicking on
our

Jewel Chat
free references, and shown in the last image here below.
Another very similar piece can be seen on page 220 in the book, "Bijoux"
(Italian edition) by Deanna Cera. This is in excellent condition in every
way and absolutely gorgeous, and a nice large size as well.

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#O395657


HOBE
very rare sterling and rhinestone ornament, a huge whopping 5" by
3-1/3"! It was probably a purse ornament with clips on the back to hold
it on. Spectacular is the perfect word for this, both in size and
design. All hand made circa 1950, and you will not see a lot of these
around! There are some minute flea bites on a few of the rhinestones,
but you need a loupe to see them, and the detailed intricate sterling
work is absolutely masterful.

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HOBE
sterling with gold overlay bracelet with moonstones and synthetic
rubies in a rose color, marked on the back "Hobe 1/20th 14k" on sterling design
"pat’d". It has it’s safety chain, was made in about 1945, and is 7" by 3/4"
with very slight wear on a few
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HOBE
sterling bird in a heart brooch with red and green rhinestones,
signed on the back "Hobe sterling design pat".

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HOBE
sterling bracelet with multi-colored rhinestones, hand made flowers,
florets, scrolls and bows, circa 1940s, 6-1/3" by 1-1/3". The rhinestones are
unfoiled to let light through, and they are purple, pastel green, and dark
green.

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HOBE sterling vermeil and unfoiled
rhinestones brooch in purple, lavender, yellow and green, marked Hobe 1/20th
14k on sterling design pat., large size at 5".
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HOBE
sterling heart with bird brooch with red and green stones, 1-3/4" by 2".
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HOBE sterling and sterling
with gold overlay bow brooch with imitation glass blue star sapphire center,
marked on the back "Hobe sterling 14k", 2-7/8".
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HOBE
sterling and sterling vermeil bouquet brooch with pastel rhinestones,
4-3/4", circa 1940. View
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HOBE sterling with gold wash two-part
pendant brooch,
circa 1945, designer William Hobe, 3-1/2" by 1-3/4". This is made with all
the lovely ornate detail that makes Hobe
jewelry so popular. A brooch like this can be seen in Brunialti’s "Tribute
to American Costume Jewelry" on page 11 and in in Brunialti’s "American
Costume Jewelry, Art & Industry" on page 215.
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HOBE sterling with pastel
rhinestones flower bouquet brooch, 5".
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HOBE sterling brooch with pink,
purple and green rhinestone and tassels, 3" by 2-1/8".
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HOBE sterling chatelaine
brooch with pink, purple and chartreuse rhinestones, each 2", 6" chains. See
Rezazadeh "Collectible Silver Jewelry" page 51.
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HOBE sterling leaves and bows
brooch with celery, caramel and yellow unfoiled rhinestones and 3 tassels,
no signature, circa 1945, 2-1/3". Here is a
PATENT for a similar Hobe piece.
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HOBE sterling charms brooch with
applied twisted wire work and 7 charms where
there should be 9, 2-1/4" wide and 2-1/8". The charms
include a standing man with folded arms, an owl, a town crier, a man doffing
his hat, a monkey, a dancing man in an apron, and a bird.
Other Hone charm jewelry pieces have different charms so they must have made
a variety, what fun! This was probably made in the 1940s.
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HOBE
charm brooch advertisement the says "Hobe charm pin, antique type
charm pin of sterling silver with fascinating partially jeweled ornaments.
Handmade and individually styled by Hobe to be worn on the lapel or belt.
$45.00.
Hobe Jewels Exclusively Ownership White and Company, 311 North Beverly
Drive, Beverly Hills".

HOBE sterling silver charms chatelaine with a
brooch at each end. The brooches are decorated with applied twisted wire
work with a center half-round, and there are charms suspended from it
with 2 charms missing. Each brooch is marked on the back "Hobe
sterling", and they are each 1-1/2" by 1-1/4. The shorter chain is 8"
long and the longer one is 10". The charms include a dancing woman, an
urn, three owls sitting in a circle, a child in a cape and a triskelion
(three armored legs running), and they are each about 1" long. It was
probably made in the 1940s, and the ad shown
HERE is for a similar Hobe
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HOBE sterling brooch with blue,
pink and purple rhinestones and intricate wire work with bows, leaves and
coils, circa 1945, 2".

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HOBE sterling and sterling
with gold wash bracelet with flowers, leaves and buds circa 1940, 7" by 1",
"Hobe, 1/20th 14k on sterling, design pat’d".
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HOBE sterling bow and wreath brooch
with rose glass cabochon, pink and chartreuse rhinestones, 2-3/4" by 1-3/4".
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HOBE sterling and rhinestone
bracelet with lavender, green and pink unfoiled rhinestones and a flower and
leaf hand fashioned design on each link, unsigned, 7" by 7/8".
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HOBE patent for a sterling bracelet.

HOBE sterling unsigned 7" by 7/8" bracelet with pink, green
and yellow stones. View
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HOBE sterling and
sterling vermeil flower necklace with each flower center being a purple
or a pink rhinestone.
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HOBE sterling
bows brooch with pink and lavender rhinestones a flower center and
beaded accents, circa 1940, 3" wide . A similar patent can be seen
HERE.

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HOBE sterling
flower links bracelet with pink rhinestones, 7" by 1".
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HOBE dress clip in sterling
with carnelian cabochons and all hand made sterling flowers and beads, 2-1/8". View
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HOBE
sterling pin flower and bows brooch with a blue rhinestone, 1-3/4".
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HOBE sterling
with gold wash bouquet brooch, 3-3/4", circa 1944 and entirely hand
made.
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HOBE

sterling basket of flowers brooch with light yellow gold wash, marked "Hobe
sterling design pat.", 2-1/4". A patent for a similar brooch can be seen
HERE. #O65127

HOBE sterling with pastel green and
yellow-topaz unfoiled rhinestones bracelet, 7" by 5/8", catch marked
"sterling" but otherwise unsigned.
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HOBE silver
locket brooch with red, pink and blue rhinestones in a wire design setting, 2-1/2". The lower part is a
heart-shaped locket that opens on a hinge for a photo or a lock of hair, and it is suspended from the top,
which could be worn separately. It is in excellent condition and is an
unusual piece.

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HOBE sterling
silver hand made ring with purple, green and pink
stones, not signed, size 6-1/4. View
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HOBE
sterling silver hand pin with red, blue and pastel blue rhinestones, marked
on the back "Hobe", 1-1/2". Note the detail of a ring on the
hand. This is small but lovely and is in very good vintage condition.

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#O39444

HOBE unsigned sterling ring
with floral leaf and ribbon motif, 1" front, size 5-1/2.
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HOBE hand
made sterling
floral bouquet brooch marked "Hobe sterling design pat’d" on round plaque
on the back, 4-1/4".
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HOBE sterling
silver and gold hand made 16" necklace and 7-3/8" bracelet, circa 1940s.
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HOBE sterling
silver bow and flowers
brooch, 2-3/4". View
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HOBE sterling silver starburst brooch
with a hand fashioned flower center surrounded by leaves and small coils, marked on the back "Hobe 1/20th of 14k on sterling,
circa 1945,
design pat’d", 2-1/2" across.
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FACE with hat earrings patent
149,494 dated 1947.

HOBE sterling red
Asian face screw-back earrings, a rare find in Hobe jewelry. While
these are unsigned the patent identifies them: patent #146,494 by Silvia Hobe, circa
1950, 3/4".
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HOBE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN REVIVAL




HOBE red
and green cabochons, enamel and seed pearls 1-1/4" brooch and 1" earrings in
original box, circa 1950.
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HOBE gold tone
and multi colored enamel, cabochons and rhinestones 23" necklace with a
3-1/2" pendant and 1-1/4" earrings, circa 1950.
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HOBE enameled and cabochons 18-1/2"
necklace with 1-1/8" pendant and 1-1/8" earrings, marked only on earring
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HOBE Austro-Hungarian Revival style
pendant with blue, green and white enamel, green rhinestones and green and
topaz cabochons 19" chain and total 3" pendant and 1-1/8" clip back
earrings. View
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HOBE Austro-Hungarian revival matte
gold tone pendant necklace with rose cabochons, green rhinestones and
artificial pearls accented by red and white enamel and tiny blue dots,
necklace 17" long, pendant 2-3/4" wide. There is missing and slightly
cracked enamel but it can only be seen under a 10x loupe.
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HOBE fringed pendant and earrings,
black enamel on gold tone with aqua marbled cabochons, artificial pearls and
rose cabochons, chain 19-1/2", total front drop 3-3/4", earrings 1-1/8".
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HOBE bracelet with red, blue and
white enameling, blue cabochons and imitation pearls, gold tone chains and
fittings, wearable length 6-5/8" and 1-7/8" wide at the front.
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HOBE necklace and bracelet with
green, yellow and white enameling, green cabochons and imitation pearls,
gold tone chains and fittings, necklace 18-1/2" wearable length and with a
2-3/4" drop, bracelet wearable length 6-5/8" and 1-7/8" wide at the front.
A similar piece can be seen in the book "Masterpieces of Costume Jewelry" by
Ball & Torem page 103 where this style is called the "Old World Art"
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HOBE
Austro-Hungarian style pendant with yellow and black enameling, green
cabochons, glass pearls and rhinestones, alls et in gold tone metal. The
necklace is 18" long, with the pendant portion 3" by 1-7/8" counting both
elements, and clip back earrings each 1". A similar piece can be seen in the
book "Masterpieces of Costume Jewelry" by Ball & Torem page 103 where this style
is called the "Old World Art" collection. This is one of the Austro-Hungarian
Revival style pieces that Hobe did, and they are some of my favorites.

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HOBE brooch with
green glass cabochon, artificial pearls and enameling in red, white and
black, 5 dangles, all set in matte gold tone, 2-1/4" by 2-1/4", some slight
wear on two pearls. View
#O37178


HOBE
bracelet in an Old World Austro-Hungarian style with orange and
green cabochons, enamel work and pearls and set in gold tone with a safety
chain. It is 7" by 1-3/4" at the widest, with nine chains on each side. The
orange glass elements are accented with green glass beads in this gold tone
setting, and there is green, black and white enamel work around and on
the center flower. The smallest beads on the bracelet
are white glass beads and the ones a bit larger are costume pearls, as you can see in the
close-up photo. Be sure to look at the back, where there is a wonderful
Egyptian embossed design!

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#O39102

HOBE green and blue cabochons, artificial
pearls and black, white and yellow enamel earrings set in gold tone filigree
backs, 1". View #H34307



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HOBE Austro-Hungarian style locket
with blue, red and white enamel and blue cabochons 20" chain and 3/4" by
1-1/8" locket with fittings inside for photos but no plastic covers.
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HOBE
cross pendant of garnet colored faceted rhinestones in an antiqued gold
tone filigree metal, 4" by 3". It is signed on the back
"Hobe".

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#Y41774


HOBE
Austro-Hungarian revival style locket with glass pearls and red,
black and white enamel work on a gold tone metal, marked on the back "Hobe".
It is 1-3/4" by 1-1/8" and it opens on a hinge at the bottom with space
inside for photos but no fittings. It is in excellent vintage
condition with hardly a scratch on it.
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#O41959

HOBE BEADS & RHINESTONES
1950-70s






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HOBE aqua aurora
borealis, green, cream and caramel faceted glass bead bracelet and
earrings. View
#O24367

HOBE blue flowers and beads
hinged bangle and clip back earrings all set in gold tone, bracelet 7" by
1-5/8" across the front, earrings 1-1/2". #Y65174

HOBE
blue iridescent beads and rhinestones necklace, hinged bracelet and
earrings set, 1960’s. View
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HOBE
magazine advertisement stating, "Costumery by Hobe, Jewels of
Legendary Splendor in Couturier Sets that win unending admiration at
Prestige Jewelers and Specialty Shops". This set was called "Champagne Hour"
and uses "Exotic baroque mother pearl, unique imported beads, rhinestone
rondelles, gold finished filigrees". #O39085


HOBE
lush beads necklace and earrings set. The necklace is 15-1/3"
by 2" front drop and the clip back earrings with roller cushion are
2-1/3" long each. This has a wonderful variety of colorful glass beads,
many of which have an aurora borealis finish. The earrings are signed
"Hobe" but the necklace, while an exact match, is not signed. Circa
1960, this is in excellent condition.

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#O39493

HOBE glass
bead, rhinestone and aurora 1-1/2".
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HOBE
necklace and earrings with an oval brown unfoiled rhinestone center
with half-bullet shaped carnelian colored accents and glass pearls at each
corner. The necklace is a 12-strand chain with a clasp decorated like the
center portion, and the earrings match as well, with little glass pearl
drops,. The necklace is 18" wearable length with a 1-1/2" by 1/18" and the
clip back earrings are 1-1/2" long and 3/4" wide.

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#O41833

HOBE
earrings with caramel, celery green, pale yellow and clear rhinestones set in
gold tone, marked on the back "Hobe", easy to wear cushion backs, 1-1/8".
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#O39636



HOBE lush multi-colored
glass beads and rhinestones
15" necklace.
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HOBE
blue rhinestone and green glass bead earrings, 1-1/8".
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#O22495

HOBE chatelaine brooches and
earrings in green marbled cabochons with clear and yellow rhinestones set in
gold tone, pins 2" and 2-3/4", chains 10", clip back earrings 2-1/4".
View #O35817






HOBE
green frosted leaves brooch with a green glass center cabochon,
deep pink rhinestones and glass pearls, all set in gold tone and singed on
the back, "Hobe", 2" by 2". These leaves are molded
glass and are among my favorite jewelry elements.

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#O39447

HOBE earrings with frosted green veined leaves and green rhinestones
set in gold tone, 2-3/4" by 1-5/8". The earrings have the comfortable
roll clips that Hobe often used on their clip backed earrings, and the
"Hobe" name is seen there. These are brilliant, work perfectly and are
in excellent condition

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#O38734
HOBE green cabochon brooch with
wonderful pressed glass leaves and clear rhinestones set in gold tone,
1-3/4". I have also seen these lovely leaves used on both Schreiner and
Carnegie jewelry. View #O37322


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HOBE
frosted green leaves necklace and earrings, with original box and
tags. The necklace is 15" x 5/8", the box 8-1/4" s 3-5/8" by 1" deep.
On the original tags it says this is "style #MD39N", and a part of the
Hobe
"Jewels of Legendary Splendor".

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HOBE
frosted green leaves necklace and earrings, with original box and
tags. The necklace is 15" x 5/8", the box 8-1/4" s 3-5/8" by 1" deep.
On the original tags it says this is "style #MD39N", and a part of the Hobe
"Jewels of Legendary Splendor".

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#O39553

HOBE green glass petals necklace with clear rhinestones set in gold
tone, 14" by 1-1/4". The petals are lovely and the gold
stamen and clear rhinestone set them off perfectly.

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#O38556




HOBE sage
green glass bead earrings with clear rhinestone rondelles set in gold tone
filigree. These are so lovely! Each is a 7/8" clip back and in excellent condition.
View #O40538

HOBE long sage green glass beads necklace and clip back earrings
with clear rhinestone rondelles. The necklace is 29" and beads about
1/2" each, and the clip back earrings are 1" across. The beads are just
gorgeous and the gold tone chains are perfect with them! Although the
necklace is not marked, it is a match to the earrings, which are marked
"Hobe" on the back.

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HOBE
earrings in red and green beads,
marked on the back "Hobe", 1-1/3" clip backs.
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HOBE blue glass petals
necklace with clear rhinestone accents, 16" long and about 1-1/2" at the widest. Each
petal is flecked with golden bits that shimmer beautifully, and they are
accented with white and baby blue rhinestones, all set in silver tone. It is
marked "Hobe" on the back.
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#O40539

HOBE four-strand necklace and
matching earrings with spectacular faceted clear glass cylinder beads with
black lines though them, and faceted clear glass round beads. These are
beautifully accented with clear rhinestone roundelles and set in gold tone.
Both the clasp and the earrings are flattened pyramid shape and made
entirely of pale yellow rhinestones. The necklace is a wearable length of
18" and the earrings 7/8" with the more comfortable rubber roller backs.
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HOBE brilliant clear rhinestones bracelet with
both navettes and round stones set in silver tone and with it’s original
safety chain. Marked on the back "Hobe", is is slightly domed all across the
long way, giving this extra dimension. It is 7-1/2" wearable length, so a
bit larger than normal, and 3/4" wide. .
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HOBE
bracelet and earrings with gorgeous pastel yellow oval faceted
rhinestones in a gold tone setting with two styles of chain. Six of the
rhinestones have a lovely swirl of opaque yellow in them, and 4 do not,
as it was made originally, and giving it extra dimension and shine. The
earrings have those comfortable rubber rollers for easier wearing. The
bracelet and earrings are all signed "Hobe" on the back. The bracelet is
7" by 7/8" and the clip back earrings are 1-1/8" by 5/8".

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HOBE stick coral necklace, bracelet and
earrings set with flower gold tone findings. The necklace is a wearable size
of 16", the pendant from the bottom flower down is 4", the bracelet is
6-3/4" and about 1" wide, and the clip back earrings are 1-1/8" flowers. All
pieces are marked "Hobe" on the back.
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HOBE bracelet with opalescent
diamond-shaped cabochons in pastel blue and green, each wrapped in clear
rhinestone baguettes and accented by two rows of little opalescent white
cabochons. This is 6-5/8" by 1", and is set in gold tone which shows light
wear only on the back. It has it’s original safety chain and is marked
"Hobe" on the back.
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HOBE attributed necklace,
coil bracelet and earrings of rich red faceted barrel beads, smoke gray
scalloped flattened beads and clear rhinestone rondelles, so rich looking!
The necklace is two strands with a flexible wearing size of 14" to 17", the
bracelet is strung on coiled wire so it fits any wrist, and the clip back
earrings 2" long. While none of the pieces are signed, I do believe Hobe
made them..
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HOBE earrings with a round glass aqua bead with
gold flecks and three matching smaller beads around it. With them are
scalloped glass spacer beads, faceted glass aurora borealis in aqua, and
gold tone filigree cups. All set in gold tone, these have the comfortable
ribbed rollers on the back, where they are marked "Hobe". They are 1-1/8".
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HOBE blue bracelet that at first glance seem to
be made of glass beads. But upon close examination, some of them are
actually blue dyed real tiny sea shells! What a fun surprise! They are
accented with blue rondelles and set in silver tone, signed "Hobe" on the
back.
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#O40592


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HOBE
earrings of pink art glass, aurora borealis faceted glass
crystals and white beads, cushioned clip backs that are 1" across and
marked "Hobe" on the back.

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#O16644


HOBE
necklace, brooch and earrings of rich red faceted glass beads and
aurora borealis flattened spacers, just brilliant! The necklace, is not
marked but the brooch and the earrings say "Hobe" on the back. The necklace
is 26", the brooch 2" and the earrings are 1-1/8" and set in silver tone. I
bet the necklace was re-strung over the years and the clasp is now missing,
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HOBE cameo necklace and earrings
with topaz, yellow, golden and green rhinestones set in gold tone, necklace
16-18" with 2-1/3" front drop, earrings 1-1/4". This set was
called "Roaring Twenties" and used "genuine cameos blended with pseudo gem
stones". It also states that all designs are copyrighted. It’s odd that they
called this "Roaring Twenties" as the set wasn’t made in the 20’s nor does
it reflect the designs of that era.
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HOBE magazine advertisement stating, "Costumery by Hobe, Jewels of Legendary
Splendor in Couturier Sets that win unending admiration at Prestige Jewelers
and Specialty Shops". This set was called "Roaring Twenties" and used
"genuine cameos blended with pseudo gem stones". It also states that all
designs are copyrighted. It’s odd that they called this "Roaring
Twenties" when the set wasn’t made in the 20’s nor does it reflect the designs of that
era. #O39085b

HOBE cameo locket set in
gold tone with brown, yellow and green rhinestones and dated on the back
1965. View
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HOBE aqua and tan aurora borealis
faceted glass beads earrings, 1-1/8".
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#O35558

HOBE purple and clear aurora
borealis oval molded links with aurora borealis bridges and spacer links,
7-1/4" by 1/2". View
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HOBE
brooch and earrings with aqua glass scarabs surrounded by art glass
rose and yellow cabochons and blue, lavender and yellow rhinestones all set in
gold tone, brooch 2-1/4" by 1-5/8", clip back earrings with cushion rollers for
comfort and clip backs, 1" by 1".

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#O38949




HOBE gold tone mesh banded
bracelet with red, blue and clear rhinestones and artificial pearls center
portion. View
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HOBE gold tone overlapping
leaves and cabochons hinged bangle, 7" b y 1" by 3/8". View
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HOBE gold tone shell links bracelet
with artificial pearls, 6-3/4" by 1".
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HOBE brooch with clear rhinestones
set in silver tone, 3-1/4". View
#O63333
HOBE purple glass cabochons brooch and earrings and purple open-backed drops
and clear rhinestone accents. View #O20880
HOBE clear rhinestone earrings,
stones very slightly graying at the tips, 1". #O62003



HOBE earrings with yellow beads,
white and blue aurora borealis seed beads, 1-1/3". #O63456
HOBE earrings with topaz swirl
glass earrings, 1-1/4". #O63455
HOBE earrings with blue and cream
beads, 1-1/2". #O63457




HOBE glass leaves and
glass bead necklace in caramel and white.
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HOBE silver tone
hinged moderne style bangle with a real pearl, 6-1/2" inside dimension and
2-3/4" top. View
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HOBE pastel
pink and blue parure with necklace, bracelet and earrings. Pink molded glass
flowers alternate with white givre and blue rhinestones set in gold tone,
necklace 15" with a 2-3/4" front drop, bracelet 7" by 7/8", clip back
earrings with dangles 2-1/2". View
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HOBE
gray and clear rhinestones brooch and earrings set into silver
tone metal, brooch 2-7/8" by 2-1/8" and clip back earrings 1-1/2". The
mark "Hobe" is on all three pieces and the earrings have the rubber
roller backs for comfort.

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#Y66409


HOBE
necklace, bracelet and earrings with pink marbled and molded glass
heart-shaped centers surrounded by cloud white marquis, rose aurora borealis
and clear rhinestones all set in silver tone, some finish wear on the back
only, necklace 15-1/2" by 7/8", bracelet 7" by 1-1/2", clip back earrings
1-1/4", all three pieces signed "Hobe" with the copyright mark, circa 1960.

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#O37652

HOBE gold tone mesh double bow brooch and earrings set with baby
blue and purple rhinestones, 2-5/8" pin and clip back 1-1/4" earrings.

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#O38553






HOBE
purple blue and clear unfoiled rhinestones 2-1/8" star pin.
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HOBE black and white
glass beads bracelet and earrings. #O24671

HOBE glass cameo and
rhinestone two-sided earrings, one side black with clear
rhinestones, the other burnt sienna cameos and black rhinestones, 1-5/8".
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HOBE
pink aurora borealis faceted glass beads earrings with clear bead
accents set in silver tone, 1-1/4" clip backs.

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#O61507

HOBE necklace of red
and black clear-clad glass beads and clear and iris rhinestones set in gold
tone. View
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HOBE
purple, blue and clear rectangular rhinestones brooch with gold
tone chain dangles, signed "Hobe" in an oval on the back, it is 2-7/8" by
1-1/2". This is in excellent condition and from circa 1960.

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#O39595

HOBE’S FABULOUS PURSE FRAMES,
BOXES & COMPACTS



HOBE rare and spectacular rhinestone oval footed jewelry or dresser box
with all colors and shapes of rhinestones set in gold tone wirework on the
lid of a gold tone embossed body. It’s lined with deep purple velvet and the lid is slightly domed so the stones
can really sparkle, 6-1/4" by 4-5/8" and 3" tall, really
special. Circa 1950, it is a real treasure. It is in excellent
condition, too.

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HOBE rhinestone oval
footed dresser box with all colors and shapes of stones set in gold tone
wirework on the lid of a gold tone embossed dresser box lined with deep
purple velvet, the lid is slightly domed so the stones really sparkle,
6-1/4" by 4-5/8" and 3" tall, really spectacular.
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HOBE rhinestone round
footed dresser box with a portrait top, all colors and shapes of stones set in
gold tone wirework on the lid of a gold tone embossed dresser box lined with
deep purple velvet, the lid is slightly domed so the stones really sparkle, 5"
around and 3" tall, really spectacular. The portrait is hand painted and marked
on the back, "Made in France, Mme DuBarry, 102".
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Ad
for three purses
. The stitched and beaded body was made by well-known
purse maker Josef, and the frame by
Hobe, circa 1950. At the bottom, the ad says, "… evening bags by Josef…
jewelry to match, bracelets $79.50, pin clips $35.00, earrings $19.75."
Next to each purse is a price ranging from $125.00 to $175.00. View

Ad Courtesy of Pat Seal


HOBE
Josef purse with hand embroidered and beaded body by Josef and
rhinestone and gold tone frame by Hobe, unsigned. It is marked on a tag
inside "Bags by Josef hand beaded in the USA", body 11-1/2" by 5-1/2",
frame 8-1/2" by 1-3/4". This is in excellent condition with lovely
unfoiled cabochons and rhinestones set into the gold tone frame in the
colors of aqua, pink, plum and clear. They are really reflective and set
off the hand beaded body beautifully. Circa 1950, the purse is all
fitted on the inside and has a tiny cute clear plastic comb there, too.
The tag inside says, "Bags by Josef Hand Beaded USA". Also shown here is
a jpg of a vintage ad showing Hobe purses and giving the prices, back in
the 1950’s, as between $125.00 and $175.00, expensive back then.

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Josef of Paris made fabulous handbags.
They were beaded in France and then imported. In 1946, when this ad came
out, the price of the purse was $125.00.
Ad
Courtesy of Pat Seal




HOBE gold tone purse frame
with rubies, sapphires, quartz cabochons and rhinestones, marked "Hobe"
inside, 6-1/4" by 3-1/2". The frame is also decorated with etched designs of
flowers and leaves. View
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HOBE purse with clear
cabochons, pink blue and clear rhinestones set in gold tone frame and
embroidered and beaded body, frame 8-1/2" by 1-3/4", body 12" at the widest
by 5-1/2", inside fitted pockets, marked "Bags by Josef, hand beaded in the
USA", light soil inside. View
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HOBE ruby, sapphire, aquamarine, citrine and topaz frame purse with
replacement body, frame 6" by 1-1/8", purse body 6-5/8" by 6-1/2".
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HOBE purse with
beaded and embroidered body, aqua, pink, clear and green rhinestone frame.
It is 9" wide at the bottom and 7" top to bottom. #P23864

HOBE purse with
beaded and embroidered body, aqua, pink, clear and green rhinestone frame.
It is 9" wide at the bottom and 7" top to bottom. #P23864 Rhinestone frame
DETAIL showing
rhinestone drop latch.
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HOBE unsigned purse with beaded
and embroidered body, aqua, pink, clear and green rhinestone frame. It
is 9" wide at the bottom and 7" top to bottom. Purse is
lined
in cream colored fabric. #P23864





HOBE

compact in plum, blue and pale yellow rhinestones set in that fabulous
Hobe gilt filigree, a rare piece circa 1950, 2-1/4" by 3-1/4". While this is not
signed it is easily recognized as a Hobe. The mirror and a powder
compartment are inside, used but clean and with no puff. Marked inside
"Patent 1,802,796 Made in USA". That is a 1931 patent issued to W.E. Wacker
for the catch and compact.
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HOBE Josef purse with blue,
aqua and pink unfoiled rhinestones frame on a cream iridescent hand beaded
body, circa 1950, 9" by 6-1/2" total purse and frame size. The frame and
closure clip are in mint condition, and the body has a tag inside which
says, "Bags by Josef, hand beaded in U.S.A.". There is very light deeper
cream here and there on the body and the inside of the purse. You can see
the vintage ad for this style purse HERE.

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HOBE compact
with aqua, pink and clear unfoiled rhinestones set in handmade gold tone filigree,
which allows me to make this attribution. It’s layered and lush
with rhinestones, but it’s not signed, 3-1/4" by 3-1/8".
It opens by pushing down on the front latch to reveal a mirror with some
foggy areas, a place for powder and a place for a thin square puff,
which is not present. The rhinestones and wirework are in
excellent vintage condition, and it was probably made in the late 1940s.
Rare and you don’t see these very often, and this one is a beauty!
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HOBE frame purse with beaded
Josef body, frame is made up of brilliant topaz colored cabochons with
soft green, clear and yellow unfoiled faceted rhinestones all set in the
beautiful gold tone wire work for which Hobe is famous, the purse is
made of tiny golden glass seed beads. A comb is inside and there are
pockets for mirror, comb, lipstick all in a pale yellow satin.
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HOBE jeweled purse frame on a
black glass bead purse, the frame has unfoiled rhinestones in red, pink,
green and clear set in gold tone wirework, circa
1950s. The frame of the purse is 2" by 6-1/3" at it widest, and the
beaded body of the purse is about 5" by 9". You can see the vintage
advertisement for this style purse HERE.

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HOBE Josef cream glass
beaded clutch purse with a Hobe frame of celery green, topaz and clear
rhinestones and cabochons set in gold tone, circa 1950. The lining is cream
satin with gold edging and fitted for comb, lipstick, cards. The overall size is
11" by 7-1/2", and it is marked inside "Made by Josef hand beaded in the USA".
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GENEVIEVE
black velvet purse with what might be a Hobe frame in clear rhinestones, frame
6" by 1", body 8-1/2" by 5-1/2". The velvet is beautifully gathered and there is
a strap on the back so you can carry it as a clutch. Hobe purse frames are
rarely if ever signed, and this one is no different, so I could be incorrect about
it being their frame. Inside the purse though is a very faint wording along the
line of, "Genevieve M… Gerstle", and I couldn’t find any information on that
maker.

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HOBE framed purse with of pastel
aqua, pink, rose and lavender unfoiled rhinestones set in gold tone
filigree wirework. The purse has a black satin body, lining and handle,
circa 1950. There is light wear on the gather at the top, total size 11"
by 91/2". View
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HOBE typical mark.

HOBE sterling mark.

HOBE triangle mark.

HOBE JEWELRY BOXES, PORTRAITS & SIGNS
I enjoy finding the vintage jewelry boxes and
accessories and
below are some I have for Hobe. Unfortunately, I can only guess at the dates
they were used because so far, none have had dates on them.


https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe37930e.jpg


https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/Hobeport.jpg


HOBE
portrait dangly earrings with lithographs set in gold tone metal
screw-back earrings 2-1/3" long.

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LOVELY LADY
hand painted portraits used by Hobe and others makers in
their jewelry. Rosenstein is another example of a company who used similar
hand painted discs.


http://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobebx3.jpg


http://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobebx4.jpg




HOBE
ring box with a blue leatherette outside and black velvet and cream
satin inside, 2-1/4" by 2-1/4" and 1-1/3" deep. In the lid is says only "Hobe".


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HOBE
hinged dark blue box for a set of jewelry with cream colored satin lining
and marked in the top lid, "Hobe", size 9" by 6" and 1-1/4"
deep.

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HOBE
cardboard box with fabric lining.

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https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe41941.jpg


https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobe41834b.jpg


http://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobebx2.jpg


HOBE
black leatherette hinged metal box with gold letters that say
"Hobe" on the inside id. It is 5" by 3-1/2" and about 1-1/4" deep.
Lined with cream colored satin, it has two small elastics to hold a
piece of jewelry in place.

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HOBE
hinged black leatherette necklace box with a
ribbon that says "Hobe" across one edge. It is 7-1/8"
by 8-1/4" and about 1-1/4" deep. Inside is a cream colored satin and
velvet lining with a tab to hold a pair of clip back earrings.

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HOBE
tan cardboard box with "Hobe, 633 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago"
on the top, size 4-5/8" by 4-5/8" and 1" deep.

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#Obx2


https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobesign1b.jpg


"HOBE
Jewels of Legendary Splendor" stand up plastic sign, 4-1/4" by 2-1/2".

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HOBE
jewelry advertisement from Vogue Magazine, Spring of 1948. It
says "Hobe Jewels hand made in entirety gold and sterling at fine stores and
quality jewelers.
Hobe 10 East 49 Street, New York."



https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobeCharm.jpg


https://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesH/Hobe/hobeAd1948.jpg

HOBE magazine advertisement for a sterling and rhinestone bracelet.
"Heart bracelet of aquamarine and silver". Price $55.00."

HOBE
"Charm Pin" advertisement, "Antique-type pin of sterling silver with fascinating
partially jeweled ornaments. Handmade and individually styled by Hobe to
be worn on the lapel or belt. $45.00".
Hobe Jewels Exclusively, 311 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. Ownership White
and Company".
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HOBE 1948 advertisement "Hobe Jewels of Legendary Splendor. Fabulous
jewels of rare magnificence individually hand made by the world renowned
Hobe. The foremost fashions of today… heirlooms of yesterdays…
treasures of tomorrow… at fine stores and quality jewelers." It
shows a bracelet, ring, clip and fan shaped brooch.



B. SIEGEL Co.
"Let your Christmas be a Jewel Song"
Hobe bracelet is advertised in this advertisement at $85, the brooch at
$45 and the earrings at $15. "No ordinary pieces these but from the
careful hands of such masterful designers as Hobe… Marcel Boucher and
Trifari".

HOBE
Presents
"Her Ransom" Jewelry, an advertisement for a set made of "simulated emerald, sapphire and
ruby complimented by fine cut brilliants".