Signed Katrina vintage costume jewelry (1985-1995)
Incorporated in 1985, Katrina Inc., was a family business founded by artist Kathleen Mooney, and Floyd and Virginia Y Mooney. Headquartered at 1227 Lieghton, Anniston, Alabama, the company made jewelry and related items for just over a decade. However, the company ceased to exist only in 2010.
A characteristic feature of the Katrina design is its multicolor, artistic performance and many details. Also, the use of a variety of materials including metal alloys, ceramics, resin, textile, lucite, art glass, acrylic and rhinestones. The styles of these brooches, earrings and pendants also range from classics to the funky, vibrant colors of the the 1980s disco era.
The company logo and maker’s mark include an image of a cat with a stylized word Katrina in script. Undoubtedly, unique wearable art pieces from this brand can be a great addition to any vintage costume jewelry collection.