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Vendome costume Jewellery

Amazing yellow flower brooch. Marked Vendome. One of the famous series of plastic brooches made in the 1950s

Amazing yellow flower brooch. One of the famous series of plastic brooches made in the 1950s. Vendome costume Jewellery

Vendome costume Jewellery
The company founded as a subsidiary of Coro in 1944, Vendome produced unique style and high quality jewellery. The name origins in Parisian jewelry trade center Place de Vendome, specialized in the production of luxury jewellery for the rich clientele. Indeed, the jewellery designers used high quality materials, such as rock crystal from Austria and Czechoslovakia, sparkling artificial pearls and enamels, metal with gold or silver plated, clear and colored perspex. In 1953, the company separated from Coro, and existed until 1979.

Black rose, Vendome vintage brooch

Black rose, Vendome vintage brooch

In 1944, the company “Coro” for the first time used the brand “Vendome” on some of its decorations. And almost ten years later, in 1953 appeared a full line of “Vendome” as a subsidiary of “Coro” instead of “Corocraft.” However, in 1957 Richton International Corporation bought the company “Coro”, and “Vendome”. The traditional motifs and designs of the 1960s jewelry – floral and geometric. When Helen Marion became the chief designer of “Vendome”, the company released innovative jewelry designs. Among them it is worth noting ethnic decorations and a series of artful collages (brooches). Since 1970 the company has significantly reduced its trade. Regardless of the style and design, decoration of ‘Vendome” are in great demand among collectors.

Vendome costume Jewellery

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