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Monday, May 19, 2008

Vintage Coro Rhinestone Jewelry

Coro jewelry began production in 1901/1902 in New York. There were approximately 9 designers over the years. Jewelry markings are numerous and distinct depending on the year and designer of a particular piece. After almost 80 years of production, the largest costume jewelry manufacturer closed its doors in 1979.There are 8 pages of different Coro markings at Researching Costume Jewelry. My clip earrings purchased in Chicago are marked "Coro" in script writing. According to Researching Costume Jewelry my earrings are possibly a Coro Original dating back to 1947! The Coro script signature is on the clip back below.

5 comments:

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

Ohhhhhh, the sparkle-osity of them is
beyond belief!


M ^..^

CIELO said...

Ahhhh, love love those earrings.... I wear earrings every day... they're so much fun; and yours are lovely. When do you wear them? Just on special occasions?

Hugs

Cielo

Kerryanne English said...

OMG Cindy ~ those earrings are to die for. Lucky you!!
Hugs,
Kerryanne

COLLS GARDEN said...

Oh Cindy, the bling is just gorgeous. I just bought some Coro earrings on ebay, can't wait to get them. Thanks for the history, it's nice to know a bit about our bling eh. Love the pic of the Aurora Borealis, it's quite an amazing phenomenom (did I spell that right, hee hee).
Hugs, Coll :-}

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I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.
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