Signed Lieba vintage costume jewelry (1966-1987)
Located at 405 West Franklin Street, Baltimore, Maryland, “Lieba Inc” primarily created jewelry clips which today have become highly collectible. Incorporated in January 1966, the company ceased to exist in 1987.
The style of Lieba clips ranged from the heraldic, Victorian to Art Nouveau, modernist, abstract and brutalist. Also, the designs included textured or filigree, floral, geometric and classic motifs. The company’s craftsmen created jewelry from metal alloys of gold and silver tones, as well as gold, semi-precious stones, faux pearls, rhinestones and art glass. The markings on the back of each item included “Lieba U.S.A.”
Noteworthy, the Lieba offered ideas in their ads and booklets showing different and exciting ways to tie scarves and actually change style. According to their pamphlets and ads, clips were perfect accessory for any fashionista.
It’s important to note that the renewed company “The scarf Clip By Lieba”, registered at the same address in 1989, ceased to exist in 1995.
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