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Hobe Patents – 1945-1949




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JEWEL CHAT

Costume Jewelry Magazine



Jewelry
Patents
Hobe

1925-1944
1945-1949


Information about the jewelry companies comes from personal contacts and
materials, old versions of "The Keystone Jewelry Trade Book" or "American
Jewelry Manufacturers" by Dorothy T. Rainwater.

To buy
HOBE jewelry please click HERE





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 140,930

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 140,939

bracelet
William W. Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,285

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,301

earrings
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,302

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,303

brooch
William W. Hobe
HOBE sterling
and citrine green colored bracelet and brooch, 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 large necklace to
this group can be seen in the book "Fabulous Fakes" by Carole Tanenbaum on
page 86.

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#O38826

HOBE sterling brooch with blue
rhinestone, gold washed leaves and hand fashioned sterling flowers circa
1940s, 2-1/4". The hand worked flowers and leaves are really lovely..
View
View #O36883





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,304

brooch
William W. Hobe

HOBE sterling and
rhinestone brooch signed "Hobé Sterling Design Pat.", open-backed glass
stones, free swinging tassels, 2".

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,343

brooch
William W. Hobe

HOBE sterling flowers
brooch, 2".
Courtesy of Michelle Webb





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,342

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,344

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,366

bracelet
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,367

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,368

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,369

bracelet
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,440

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,442

bracelet
William W. Hobe




W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,443

bracelet
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,444

bracelet
William W. Hobe
HOBE bracelet with purple rhinestones set in sterling and gold wash, safety
chain, 7" by 1".

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#O38649





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,445

bracelet
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,446

bracelet
William W. Hobe
HOBE sterling basket
brooch, marked "Design Pat." woven basket with floral arrangement, 2- 5/8".
Courtesy of Michelle Webb

W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 141,845

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 143,317

bracelet
William W. Hobe

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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View #O34349
W.W. HOBE, 1945
No. 143,318

brooch
William W. Hobe

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, 3-5/8" by
1-1/2". This is similar to the 1943 patent 143,318 and it is not
signed.

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#O37994





W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 143,489

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 143,486

brooch
William W. Hobe
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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Patent #O36750

W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 143,487

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 143,485

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 143,488

brooch
William W. Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 145,213

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1946
No. 145,214

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1947
No. 146,179

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,491

brooch
Sylvia Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,492

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,493

brooch
Sylvia Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 146,494

earrings
Sylvia Hobe

HOBE unsigned
oriental face screw-back 3/4" earrings, circa 1948.
View #O16427

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,495

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,496

brooch
Sylvia Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,747

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,748

brooch
Sylvia Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,749

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,750

brooch
Sylvia Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,751

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

HOBE carved elephant brooch with pink, citrine and clear rhinestones, 1-3/4"
by 2-1/2". Signed "Hobe" on an applied rectangle on the back.
View
#H16249
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,753

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

HOBE
unsigned pale blue
glass Buddha 2" pin with red, clear and blue rhinestones and blue
cabochons circa 1940. View
#H15642





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 149,752

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,359

brooch
Sylvia Hobe
HOBE
citrine, pink & clear rhinestone 1-3/4" brooch, circa 1948.
View #O19657

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,855

brooch
Sylvia Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,856

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,857

brooch
Sylvia Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,858

brooch
Sylvia Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 150,859

brooch
Sylvia Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 151,990

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 151,991

brooch
William W. Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,071

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,072

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,073

brooch
William W. Hobe

HOBE sterling nosegay
brooch signed "Hobé Sterling Design Pat.", 2-7/8".
Courtesy of Michelle Webb
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,074

pendant/brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,075

brooch
William W. Hobe





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,076

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,077

brooch
William W. Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,079

bracelet
William W. Hobe

HOBE unsigned sterling ring
with floral leaf and ribbon motif, 1" front, size 5-1/2.
View #O26033





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,080

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,081

bracelet
William W. Hobe
W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,082

brooch
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,083

necklace
William W. Hobe




W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,084

necklace
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,086

necklace
William W. Hobe
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".
View View
View View skip e #O36770

The photo of Ava Gardner wearing this necklace was in a 1948 magazine.





W.W. HOBE, 1948
No. 152,085

necklace
William W. Hobe

HOBE sterling necklace with hand
painted portrait. View
Courtesy of Allison Anthony

W.W. HOBE, 1949
No. 152,337

necklace
William W. Hobe

W.W. HOBE, 1949
No. 152,541

brooch
William W. Hobe



Jewelry
Patents
Hobe


1925-1944
1945-1949