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Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Nostalgia, quality, and timeless fashion – Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

First of all, the jewelry design marked “Leslie Block” means quality, distinctive beauty, nostalgia, timeless fashion, and, accordingly, well-known for vintage costume jewellery lovers. According to Leslie Block Prip, she has been designing jewelry for more than 40 years! Meanwhile, her name – tightly connected with the famous jewelry brand Danecraft. A trademark for bijouterie produced by a company founded in 1938 by Victor Primavera in Rhode Island (the USA). In 1977, the company changed its name to the Felch-Wehr Company, however, still used the name Danecraft. Skilled craftswoman Leslie Block Prip is the main designer of the company.
Noteworthy, especially popular among collectors are created by her in 1980s designs combining precious and semi-precious stones with natural elements. These vintage rarities are traditionally sold in better department stores throughout the USA, and in particular, Saks and Bloomingdales. In addition to chic and classic, designs created by Leslie Block-Prip include archaeological style, architectural motifs and art history. For example, Pre-Columbian and tribal art. All this makes Leslie Block Prip costume jewellery unique and recognisible.

Mat gold plating on bronze, 1980s brooch

Mat gold plating on bronze, 1980s brooch

According to Leslie Block Prip, her interest in jewelry making began as a childhood passion, and later blossomed into a stellar career. And over the course of her career, Leslie Block Prip has created branded jewelry decorations for many corporate clients.
Meanwhile, over the past years Leslie has created a new collection of costume jewellery. Among her supporters are her husband Peter, a 5th generation Danish metalsmith and daughter Lilly, studio assistant to her father.

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry