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Fred A. Block inc vintage costume jewellery

Funny cat, large brooch. Gold plated silver, artificial turquoise, rock crystal. 1940. 10 cm. £ 200-265. Fred A. Block inc vintage costume jewellery

Funny cat, large brooch. Gold plated silver, artificial turquoise, rock crystal. 1940. 10 cm. £ 200-265. Fred A. Block inc vintage costume jewellery

Fred A. Block inc vintage costume jewellery
Bright contrasting colors like gold and turquoise in this brooch are characteristic of many works by Fred A. Block Inc.
Based in Chicago, American company “Fred A. Block Inc.” produced bijouterie in the 1930s-1950s as accessories and advertising their clothing lines. Produced in smal quantities, most of their costume jewelry decorations are very rare, expensive and popular among collectors. In particular, bizarre figures – brooches of high-quality gilded silver with bright enamel and large crystals of rock crystal or beads. For example, this funny cat 10 cm brooch, made in 1940 from gold plated silver, artificial turquoise and rock crystal.
Chicago based clothing manufacturer “Fred A. Block” started their business in the 1920s, and from the 1930s to the 1950s they produced costume jewelry.

Exquisite flower brooch, metal, rhinestones

Exquisite flower brooch, metal, rhinestones. Fred A. Block inc

Fred A. Block inc vintage costume jewellery