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B. David vintage jewellery

B. David vintage jewellery. Mother's Crown Pin by B. David

Notable Mother’s Crown Pin created in 1960s. B. David vintage jewellery

B. David vintage jewellery
Originally, the company located in Cincinnati (Ohio, USA) was not big, just a family jewelry shop. Very soon, the company became well-known and popular. B. David lasted 47 years, untill it ceased to exist in 1993. In fact, B. David decorations compared to other pompous ornaments of 1950s, were elegant. In particular, they were often smaller and made in a balanced color scheme. Also, the distinguishing feature was the use of a full-color “rainbow” stones.
Noteworthy, B. David specialized in famous to the whole world – Parent Crowns, or Mother’s crown brooches. In fact, B.David was a legend of the American jewelry.
Traditionally, such “parent” crown brooch was a perfect gift to a mother after she gave birth to a child. Of course, you will not find two identical crowns, because each of them was unique. These brooches have full set of rainbow colors of crystals and stones, and with a name of a newborn.

B. David vintage jewellery. The locket (approximately 1930-1940) with the hidden word DEAREST

The locket (approximately 1930-1940) with the hidden word DEAREST B. David vintage jewellery

B. David vintage jewellery

In fact, in the days of women’s struggle for their rights, they wore jewels with the meaning. Thus, each stone corresponded to a letter of the alphabet. Often, a bracelet or brooch had an engraving “freedom.” Another example – this locket (approximately 1930-1940). Here the word “DEAREST”, consists of a Diamond, Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, again Emerald, Sapphire and Topaz. And diamond located in the center is the beginning of the word.

Decorations – traditionally made of jewelry alloy with rhodium-plated crystals. In particular, Austrian crystal glass of different cut and color, imitating gemstones and cultured pearls. The crystals with an iridescent effect of “Aurora Borealis”.

Christmas set of brooch and necklace

Christmas theme

1960 Horn of Plenty Brooch from B. David

1960 Horn of Plenty Brooch

B. David brooch, pin ‘Umbrella’. Image credit Natalia Sjolie

‘Umbrella’ brooch-pin

B. David pin brooch earrings aurora borealis designer fashion jewelry. Image credit Natalia Sjolie

Aurora borealis pin and earrings

B. David vintage brooch

Flower brooch

Exquisite B. David vintage set of brooch and clips

Red crystal set

Brooch and earrings collectible costume jewelry from the company B. David

Multicolor crystal Brooch and earrings

Family Crown, a masterpiece of the American jewelry company B. David

Family Crown

Mother’s Crown Pin by B. David

Mother’s Crown

Mother’s Crown Pin by B. David

Vintage Mother’s Crown

Beautiful Vintage costume jewellery by B. David. Set of necklace and clips

Sparkling set

Beautiful Vintage costume jewellery by B. David. Set of necklace and clips

Crystal necklace, pin and clips

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