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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | History

7 edition of Coro Jewelry found in the catalog.

Coro Jewelry

A Collector"s Guide--Identification & Values

by Marcia Sparkles Brown

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Published by Collector Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewelry,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Reference - Price Guides

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8740961M
    ISBN 101574324128
    ISBN 109781574324129
    OCLC/WorldCa57569119

    The "Coro" mark was used for the first time in Coro Craft is their best known upmarket brand. The history in the book spans Coro's legal battles, rags to riches stories of company officers, and Coro's influence in the growth of its Providence, Rhode Island, plant location and the entire jewelry industry. One of the most fun jewelry collecting categories would be unsigned Weiss. The Duette brooch and clips styles stayed popular throughout the s. Chiefly concentrating on rhinestone jewelry of very high caliber, Marcia Brown has painstakingly put together her enormous and fabulous collection for over 30 years.

    Coro branched out as well. All Coro figural pins, in general, are highly collectible. The history in the book spans Coro's legal battles, rags to riches stories of company officers, and Coro's influence in the growth of its Providence, Rhode Island, plant location and the entire jewelry industry. Several other designers are mentioned in the design patent applications by Coro, notably, Oscar Placco, Robert Geissmann, Massa Raimond. Unique names were invented for the different lines depending on which type store would be selling them.

    An additional highlight is a section on Coro's head designer and his limited edition nine brooches released in In the late s and early s, to compete with Monet and Trifari, especially, Coro launched several quite high-priced even more so for that time lines of jewelry to be sold in fine specialty stores. Excellent condition. Author Marcia Brown is a Member of Jewelcollect.


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Coro Jewelry book

Well-known jewelry expert Marcia 'Sparkles' Brown, author of Unsigned Beauties of Costume Jewelry and two volumes of Signed Costume Jewelry, displays over color photographs with identification and values in Coro Jewelry. Ever been fooled by a fake or a seller that didn't deliver the goods as described?

An antique and vintage jewelry historian, lecturer, and collector, Brown also provides private consultations for many dealers, mall owners, and collectors.

In several reference works, Adoph Katz has been listed as a Coro designer but Liz has it on good authority that he did not do any design work. The Jewelry Lines and Marks: Coro's mainstay products consisted of cast jewelry although stampings were also used. Buy jewelry books and look at photos of signed Weiss jewels.

The heyday for Coro production lasted through the mids. Coro marketed many so called lines of jewelry. Bibliografische Informationen. He also reviewed some of the many independent designs that were submitted to the company, and he often selected designs from this pool as well for Coro to manufacture.

You won't want to miss this book.

Researching Costume Jewelry History, Companies and Signatures

Then you will understand how it is made and what the backs look like many online dealers show images of backs so you don't end up with a cheap knockoff, or worse yet, fake Eisenberg. One of the most fun jewelry collecting categories would be unsigned Weiss.

Coro trademarked this unique brooch which had a fastener, trademarked by the company, which locked two separate dress pins together. The Selro corporation did not sign many of their pieces. The actual year of issue of this brooch is listed as Adolph Katz choose the designs from a large pool of designers, many of whom went on to become known by their own names in their own or other companies.

They were not well positioned in their manufacturing capabilities to produce the bead styles worn in the s or the simpler goldtone jewelry produced in the s by companies such as Monet and Asian manufacturers.

Vintage Jewelry Signed Coro

A very worthwhile investment for rhinestone jewelry collectors at a very good price. You won't want to miss this book. Richton International Corporation of New York purchased Coro in and continued production at the Providence factory into the s. Biographies and photographs of important company officers are featured.

The history in the book spans Coro's legal battles, rags to riches stories of company officers, and Coro's influence in the growth of its Providence, Rhode Island, plant location and the entire jewelry industry. Founded as an accessories boutique in New York City, Cohn and Rosenberger were businessmen who focused on business operations and growth, but they nevertheless had a good eye for the arts, hiring very talented professional jewelry designers who were allowed to develop their own creative visions at Coro.

Coro was in business for 79 years, from towas once one of the largest manufacturing plants in the world, and was at one time the maker of half of all the jewelry sold in the world. CORO was considered within the industry itself as the leader in sales and profits. Unique names were invented for the different lines depending on which type store would be selling them.

Adolph Katz, as the design director for Coro, was probably the single largest influence in creating the look for which Coro became known and popular with the jewelry buying public. Double-pin Coro Duettes are much sought-after and are a collecting field in their own right Began in You searched for: coro jewelry!

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Let’s get started! Collector Books is pleased to present this first book of its kind, dedicated to one of the giants in the costume jewelry industry. Coro was in business for 79 years, from towas once one of the largest manufacturing plants in the world, and was at one /5(9).

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This piece is an example of Trifari's prime work. It is considered a rarity in the costume jewelry world and is highly sought by avid collectors. In spite of this brooch being incorrectly labeled as a "jelly belly" in the online auction description and having a few minor condition issues, this piece brought top dollar on hildebrandsguld.com: Pamela Wiggins.

Jewelry has received little attention.

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This may be its first exposure in a book on costume jewelry. (3) Coro - Coro/Corocraft: Early Coro jewelry, (as early as ), is marked "CR", (stands for Emanuel Cohn and Gerald Rosenberg.) Coro production ceased inexcept for Coro, Inc, in Canada, which was still operational in Aug 24,  · Coro Jewelry History and Marks.

CORO/COHN AND ROSENBERGER c. Coro jewelry, Cohn & Rosenberger, was founded in New York by Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger in / and incorporated in A factory was established in Providence, Rhode Island in