Designer Quick Reference Guide
(A Work in Progress)
Accessocraft - c.1930-1998
Art - c.1950-1980. Produced by Art Mode Jewelry Creations. Click Art Jewelry for sale.
Avon - 1886-present. Began producing jewelry in 1971.
Bade, Otto R - 1958-1981. Worked for Rebajes from 1941-1958. Mark is 'Orb' in script.
Barclay - 1946-late 1950's. Mark is 'Barclay' in script. Not to be confused with McClelland Barclay. Began as New England Glass Works, then became Rice Weiner and split off into Barclay Jewelry inc in 1946.
Barclay, McClelland - 1937-1943. Mark is 'McClelland Barclay' or 'Barclay' in stylized block letters. McClelland Barclay was made by Rice-Weiner. Not to be confused with script Barclay mark. Known for sterling silver design and gold washed Art Deco designs. Click McClelland Barclay jewelry for sale.
Barkin, Gret - 1940's-late 1990's know for abstract copper designs.
Bauer, Dorothy - 1982-present
Beatrix - Known for Christmas jewelry.
Beau, Beaucraft - 1947-2004. Made both fine Sterling and 14kt gold jewelry
Bell Trading Post - 1932-late 1980's. Known more for copper jewelry, they also made jewelry in sterling.
Bengel, Jakob - 1873 to present. Most widely know for 1930's German Art Deco galalith and chrome jewelry. Click Jakob Bengel jewelry for sale.
Blumenthal, B.- Famous button manufacturer, only made jewelry for a few years, probably late 1950's based on designs and materials.
Bogoff - 1949-1970's.Began by Henry Bogoff, features elegant rhinestone designs. Click Bogoff jewelry for sale.
Boucher, Marcel - 1937-early 1970's. Earlier mark (1937-1949) is a stylized 'MB' beneath a Phrygian cap, also used 'Boucher', 'Marboux', 'Parisina'. Click Boucher jewelry for sale.
BSK- later 1940's - early 1970's
Carl-Art - 1937-late 1980's. Sterling and gold filled jewelry
Canegie, Hattie - 1900's - 1970's. Began as a hat designer then deisgned her own jewelry to compliment her hats. Worn by movie stars such as Joan Crawford, designs include whimsical figurals and glamorous glitz in the 1940's and 1950's.
Carolee - 1972 to present. Jewelry known for simulated gemstones and pearls.
Castlecliff - 1937 - 1977. Company name was Castlemark prodcing jewelry under the name Castlecliff in the mid 1940's. Owned by Lucien Piccard since 1980.
Cathé - 1961 - present. Known for rhinestone and aurora borelais jewelry from the 1950's & 1960's.
Caviness, Alice - 1940's - 2000. Known for unsual and creative designs and use of color. Click Alice Caviness jewelry for sale.
Chanel - 1914-1939, 1954-present
Chanel Novelty - 1941. Marked 'Chanel' in script, unrelated to Coco Chanel. Made by Reinad in spring of 1941, name dropped due to objections from Chanel compnay. Known for large enameled pot metal figurals.
Charel Jewelry Co - 1945 - ?
Ciner - 1892 - present. Known for fashionable costume jewelry that imitafe fine jewelry, their logo was "The Tiffany of Costume Jewelry". Click Ciner Jewelry for sale.
Cini - 1922-1979, 1993-present. Sterling, known for highly collectible Zodiac series.
Claudette - 1945 - ? Mark for Premier Jewelrty Co Inc.
Coro - 1900-1979. Cohn & Rosenberger. Made jewelry using many marks, most commonly Coro & Corocraft and Vendome, see below.
Coventry, Sarah - 1949-1984, 2000-? Jewelry sold through home parties
DeLizza & Elster -