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JC Joseph Cleary vintage costume jewelry

JC Joseph Cleary costume jewelry. Vintage Signed JC Joseph Cleary Four Leaf Clover Rhinestone Brooch Pin

Made in 1950s beautiful Four Leaf Clover brooch pin. Gold tone metal, emerald green rhinestones. JC Joseph Cleary vintage costume jewelry

JC Joseph Cleary costume jewelry
Although there is not so much information about JC brand, yet it is known that the company owned by Joseph Cleary worked for a short period of the 1950s.
According to “American Jewelry Manufacturers” by Dorothy Rainwater’s, JC manufactory existed in the 1950s in Newark New Jersey. Made in limited series, JC costume jewelry enjoyed great popularity. Very rare today, JC costume jewelry is in high demand among the collectors of vintage jewelry.
Traditionally, the craftsmen paid special attention to carved multicolor lucite. Also, they used gold or silver tone metal alloys, enamel resin, cubic zirconia and multicolor rhinestones.

Flowers in a vase brooch. Jewelry alloy, lucite, acrylic resin, rhinestones. 5,5 cm. 1950s

Flowers in a vase brooch. Gold tone alloy, bright, colorful lucite, acrylic resin, rhinestones. 5,5 cm. 1950s

Maker's mark

Maker’s mark which includes capital letters JC

Butterfly pendant. Silver tone jewelry alloy, lucite

Butterfly pendant. Silver tone jewelry alloy, pink lucite

Flowers in a vase brooch. jewelry alloy, lucite, rhinestones. 5 cm. 1950s

Flowers in a vase brooch. Gold tone jewelry alloy, multicolor lucite, rhinestones. 5 cm. 1950s

Patriotic Flag Brooch Pin. Gold tone metal, rhinestones

Patriotic jewelry – US Flag convertible pendant brooch pin. Gold tone metal, red white and blue rhinestones. 1950s vintage

Tiger brooch pin. Gold tone metal, black enamel,

Cheetah brooch pin. Gold tone, black enamel, rhinestones, lucite

Blue stone gold tone necklace. 1950s

Blue stone gold tone necklace. 1950s

Signature

Maker’s mark