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Admark Sterling vintage costume jewelry

Hummingbird brooch. Sterling silver, 12 K gold filled, crystals. 7cm. 1950s. (Admira) Admark vintage costume jewelry

Admark vintage costume jewelry
This vintage brooch is a magnificent example of detailed realistic figurative design retro jewelry.
Incorporated in 1945, Philadelphia Pennsylvania based company “Admira Jewelry Corporation” was owned by a designer-jeweler Albert Adler. Noteworthy, he renamed the company in 1954 into Admark Co Inc. According to sources, the company actively worked till 1960s. Then, after ups and downs, a rebirth in the 1980s, and a change of owners and directions, the company ceased to exist.
Especially valuable is genuine and imitation jewelry created in the 1940s-1960s.
Traditionally, the designers of the company used 12 K gold filling, sterling silver and natural stones. In particular, carnelian, rock crystal, carved shell, tigers eye, jasper, black onyx, chalcedony, chrysoprase, and more. The markings most often include “Admark”. Thanks to the high quality and craftsmanship, the vintage jewelry of this company has been perfectly preserved. Extremely rare, these decorations are very collectible.


Cameo earrings. 12 K gold filled, carved shell. 1950s

Cameo earrings. 12 K gold filled, carved shell. 1950s

Signature

Maker’s mark

Multicolor glass cabochons wreath brooch. Gold Plated Sterling Silver

Multicolor glass cabochons wreath brooch. Gold Plated Sterling Silver

REU Monogram Pin. 12 K gold filled

REU Monogram Pin. 12 K gold filled

Roman warrior cameo bar sterling silver brooch

Roman warrior cameo bar sterling silver brooch

Screw back earrings. 12 K gold filled, lucite

Screw back earrings. 12 K gold filled, lucite

Wreath brooch. Gold tone, Jasper, black onyx, hand carved. 1960s

Genuine scarabs leaf wreath brooch. Gold tone, Jasper, black onyx, hand carved. 1960s

Signature

Maker’s mark