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Exquisite vintage costume jewellery Accessocraft

Falcon vintage brooch, pendant. 1950s. Vintage costume jewellery Accessocraft

Exquisite vintage costume jewellery Accessocraft
The history of New York costume jewelry brand Accessocraft began in 1935 founded by Edgar Rodelheimer and Theodore Steinman. Although the company produced thousands of ornaments during World War II, but it became known for stylish jewelry and accessories years later.
In the 1960s, Gothic designs, alloys of antique metals imitating gold and bronze with unusual stones were very popular. Traditionally, the designs included Renaissance, Victorian and Art Deco styles with the use of colored enamels, Czech glass, crystals, cabochons and faux pearls of the highest quality.
Thanks to an impeccable reputation, famous design studios worked for this company, developing magnificent jewelry designs.
In addition to jewelry, the company produced accessories, such as belts, buckles, tie and collar clips, theater binoculars and magnifiers.
Noteworthy, the company ceased operations in 1998. The son of Theodore, Paul Steinman ran the company until its closure.

Exquisite vintage costume jewellery Accessocraft. Patriotic Eagle vintage brooch

Patriotic Eagle vintage brooch

During the Second World War, Accessocraft launched military jewelry line. In the 1960s, the brand reached the peak of its popularity, precisely thanks to heraldic ornaments. Their brooches, necklaces and buckles with Maltese crosses, heraldic lions, coat of arms, shields and crowns enjoyed success.
In the 1970s, “Accessocraft” began making jewelry in ethnic style: massive necklaces with lucite, cabochons and semiprecious stones.

Traditionally the markings included “Accessocraft N.Y.C.”, with the copyright sign “Accessocraft”, on the tag: capital A and the inscription “Accessocraft”. Noteworthy, in the 1940’s the company produced jewellery under the brand name “Plastigold”, and in 1945 plastic decorations came out under the brand name “Feathergold”.

Accessocraft NYC Signature

Maker’s mark

Accessocraft Trademark since 1953

Trademark since 1953

Vintage costume jewellery Accessocraft

1950s Maltese cross

1950s Maltese cross

Elegant, graceful carved gold Rose from Accessocraft, a miniature copy of a living rose. Made of gold alloy

Gold Rose brooch

Beautiful vintage brooch in the form of a flower

Flower brooch

Butterfly brooch

Butterfly brooch

Etruscan Revival Bib Neckpiece c. 1950

Etruscan Revival Bib Neckpiece c. 1950

Lion pendant-necklace. 1950s Accessocraft N.Y.C.

Lion pendant-necklace. 1950s

Maltese cross. Original brooch with cabochons for red jade and a central crystal made from watermelon glass

Maltese cross brooch. Red jade cabochons, watermelon glass

Starfish original brooch with cabochons imitating pearls. Jewelry alloy of gold color and elegant shape

Starfish brooch. Gold tone, faux pearls

Vintage brooch. Metal bronze tone, artificial pearls, cabochons of agate and carmine colors from art glass

Filigree design brooch. Bronze tone, faux pearls, glass cabochons

Vintage brooch-pendant Accessocraft NYC, Maltese cross. 1960's. Labeled

Maltese cross brooch-pendant. 1960’s

Accessocraft NYC Signature

Maker’s mark

Violet brooch. Enamel and artificial pearl in gold tone

Violet brooch. Gold tone, enamel

White Milk Glass and Gold Tone Large Flower Brooch Pin

Flower Brooch Pin. Gold Tone, art glass

Black rose brooch. 1960s. Gold tone metal, enamel

Black rose brooch. 1960s. Gold tone metal, enamel

Crown brooch. 1950s

Crown brooch. 1950s

Marked 'Accessocraft N.Y.C.' Sun brooch, 1950s. 5,1 cm

Sun brooch, 1950s. 5,1 cm

Necklace. Pearly brown plastic, transparent lucite with inclusions, transparent rock crystal. 1970. 40.5 cm. £ 50-55 ABIJ

Necklace. Pearly brown plastic, lucite with inclusions, rock crystal. 1970. 40.5 cm. £ 50-55 ABIJ

Spectacular brooch with crystals of sapphire color and glass cabochons, jewelry alloy of antique color. 4.5 x 5.2 cm. 1950-60's

Sapphire color brooch. Glass cabochons, gold tone. 4.5 x 5.2 cm. 1950-60’s

The eagle on the globe, brooch. Metal for gold, red lucite. 1940's. length 7 cm. £30-50 BB

Eagle on the globe brooch. Gold tone, red lucite. 1940’s. length 7 cm. £30-50 BB

The Maltese cross brooch-pendant, a jewelry alloy of antique color, decorated with a large green-yellow crystal. Marked by Accessocraft N.Y.C., 1950s

Maltese cross brooch-pendant. Gold tone, green-yellow crystal. 1950s

Miniature Violet from a jewelry alloy for gold, decorated with colored enamel and a small artificial pearl. 1950's. 2.6 cm x 2.5 cm

Enameled Violet brooch with faux pearl. 1950’s. 2.6 cm x 2.5 cm

Violet clips. Jewelry alloy, colored enamel, small artificial pearls. 1950's. 2.2 cm x 1.5 cm

Violet clips. 1950’s. 2.2 cm x 1.5 cm

Accessocraft NYC Signature

Maker’s mark