1944-1948 (based on mark and use of sterling, per Brunialti)
Emerald-cut emerald-glass stone are prong set in arched rhodium-plated sterling silver links in this 1940s classic bracelet by Eisenberg. It has a hidden, tongue-in-grove clasp. The weight of the piece speaks to the quality of its craftsmanship, and the semi-circular links make this bracelet unique. You can wear it with any of my 1950s emerald and diamanté brooches and earrings – scroll down to see a selection.
Pavé disks with overlays of emerald glass baguettes form these lovely late-1940s clip-back earrings by Mazer Bros. The metal is rhodium-plated. These earrings are just right for day and evening wear. Clip-back earrings can be worn on pierced and non-pierced ears! Scroll down to see a bracelet and fur clip to wear with these earrings.
Emerald rhinestone baguettes emanate from a clear pavé center in these classic 1950s earrings by Hattie Carnegie. The setting is rhodium plated with the original clip-backs. These earrings coordinate beautifully with my Emerald & Diamanté Sunburst Post-war Brooch, also by Hattie, and with a similar brooch by Reinad from the same era. These classics never go out of style and always look gorgeous wherever you wear them. Scroll down to see these brooches and other pieces you can wear with these earrings.
Whether Deweesis the name of the company or their trademark, I can't be sure. But the answer doesn't really matter because this 1940s fur clip is beautiful in design and construction. Faceted emerald-cut and round emerald glass stones are set in rhodium-plated sterling silver, in contrast to the pavé on the rest of the piece. You can wear it on the shoulder or lapel of a jacket, on the shoulder of a dress or sweater, and on a hat or a scarf. Scroll down to see a selection of coordinating pieces.
Layers of emerald rhinestone and diamanté baguette rays radiate from the domed pavé center of this sparkling 1950s brooch by Reinad. The setting is rhodium-plated with a roll-over safety clasp. Reinad pieces are well made and hard to find. You can wear this brooch with a pair of earrings by Hattie Carnegie that have a similar design. Scroll down to see them and a coordinating bracelet.
Rays of emerald rhinestone baguettes emanating from a pavé center are joined by clear rhinestones in this 1950s sunburst brooch by Hattie Carnegie. The setting is rhodium plated with a roll-over safety clasp. The design is classic! In fact, Hattie made a pair of earrings with the same motif a few years later. Scroll down to see them and a bracelet by another maker that looks great with this brooch.
This 1950s French necklace has emerald-green, frosted and clear poured-glass beads wired to gold-tone cable with diamanté accents. These elements create a light and airy look to this garland-like piece. It has an adjustable hook-and-tail clasp.
This elegant French necklace in the style of Louis Rousselet has elongated faux baroque pearls separated by clusters of small, round faux pearls and blue-glass beads. It has an adjustable hook-and-tail closure. I have other pieces by and in the style of this maker -- scroll down to see them.
These unsigned 1950s earrings with a large sapphire-blue-art-glass stone surrounded with fuchsia glass stones and faux pearls are beautiful. These earrings exhibit typical Schreiner characteristics: stunning art glass, inverted rhinestones, large dog-tooth prongs and donut-hole clip-backs. The combination of blues, fuchsia and white in a silver-tone setting will compliment many outfits, from jeans to dressy attire.