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have been fashioned by more than one jewelry maker
and green poured glass and clear rhinestone 2-1/2" brooch.
so it is French.
Versions were made by Chanel, Carnegie, DeNicola and Andamodes New York, and
probably others as well.
poured glass bracelet and earrings. #C25032
blue pink and green poured glass set in gold tone 2" domed brooch.
POURED glass brooches.
DeNICOLA poured glass
pink and green pin, 2 3/4" wide by 2-5/16".
| While these are not identical overall, the tiny enameled flowers are|
very similar, as are the crystal elements.
2-1/2" fur clip with lavender enameled violets on a crystal circle.
|MB BOUCHER crystal|
circle brooch with rose and pale yellow enameled flowers, 2-1/2".
| Clips like these were also seen signed by REINAD.|
DeROSA 4-5/8" floral fur clip in gold tone with red and clear
4-5/8" fur clip in gold tone with green and clear rhinestones, identical to
the one at left, but this one is
DEROSA floral dress clip
with cream, blue and green enamel, red glass bead centers and clear rhinestones
accents, light enamel wear, 3-5/8".
GOLD TONE flower bouquet brooch with clear
rhinestones and artificial pearls, 3-5/8". This is similar to
the DeRosa at the left, but it is far less desirable. It has a
flatter look and lower quality stones, but it’s still a pretty brooch. #Y29529
Pieces as similar as these make me wonder who made the
original and who copied it!
George Jensen sterling brooch (left) and Coro sterling brooch
pinecones motif topaz- and honey-colored glass beads and rhinestones 17"
necklace with 4" pendant.
topaz-colored glass beads and rhinestones with gold tone chains 16"
necklace with pinecone motif clasp.
According to those who worked in the jewelry industry, the practice of designers using each other’s pieces as inspiration
was common, as was the "borrowing" of ideas for the use
and combinations of beads,
findings and designs. The sets shown directly above, one by Haskell and one
marked Amourelle, demonstrate this. In this case though, Frank Hess designed both
necklaces, but for
HC Carnegie gold
tone with green and clear rhinestones exotic head two-pronged fur clip,
the earrings and necklace on this clip dangle.
Carnegie gold tone with aqua and clear rhinestones exotic head
two-pronged fur clip, 3-1/3". Both the earrings and necklace on this clip dangle.
Some finish wear present. View
brooch in gold tone with red and clear rhinestones, 3-5/8".
These same ladies have been seen with the REINAD mark as well.
portrait brooch with artificial pearls set in textured gold tone with
clear rhinestone accents.
portrait brooch/frame. It is interesting that this is so similar to the
Rosenstein portrait brooch shown above, and that the portrait is the same
as the Haskell/Vrba brooch at the right.
HASKELL/VRBA this fabulous portrait pin was made for a Broadway play
by Larry Vrba when he was the designer for Miriam Haskell Jewelry. There was more regal-looking jewelry made for the same
play, and I dream of finding other pieces.