The Van Dell Corporation was founded in Providence, RI in producing high quality Van Dell lines of costume jewelry with designs resembling fine quality jewelry in sterling silver, gold filled and gold plated metal using rhinestones and other imitation stones, simulated gemstones and cultured and faux pearls. Their jewelry has the quality of Krementz with finishes not wearing off -held up through the years. The Van Dell costume jewelry has never been cheap but is sought after by collectors. The company was sold to Hallmark in , and in became a part of Colibri. The jewelry is still being produced today. The Vargas Manufacturing Company was founded in Providence, RI in and produced ornamental costume jewelry, prong set with clear and colored rhinestones, faux pearls and simulated colored glass stones ruby, sapphire and opal on sterling silver, 10k gold filled, gold plated and silver plated base metals. It is assumed that the company ceased operations in
Values shown in this price guide reflect the actual selling price in the venue stated in parenthesis after the value. Prices realized for similar collectible jewelry sold in other venues may be higher or lower depending on market fluctuations and geographical region. Crystal necklaces were like strands of pearls, everyone had one in the s. Being so versatile, they are popular with fashionable ladies today as well. This piece has an Art Deco influence but it's actually much newer, which is referred to as Deco Revival. Ciner vintage pieces are prized by collectors. This is a hard to find, desirable Coro piece, hence the high price.
Perfect accessories for your mod outfit. Get the look of classic s and 70s vintage jewelry at a fraction of the cost of genuine vintage s jewelry. Big dangling earrings in geometric shapes, stacks of thick or skinny bangles, colorful flower necklaces, and plastic character pins were all new for the space age youth. Traditional women continued to wear textured gold, pearls, and paste styles. Learn about s jewelry styles here. And the disco dance floor gold was essential.