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John Michael Richardson vintage costume jewelry

John Michael Richardson vintage costume jewelry

Tribal motif dangling brooch inspired by travel to India. Mixed metals, plastic. 8 cm. 1990s. John Michael Richardson vintage costume jewelry

John Michael Richardson vintage costume jewelry

The history of the John Michael Richardson brand began in New York City, when a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Art (1976) decided to create jewelry. Sold in boutiques, his jewelry became popular, and in 1984 he registered John Michael Richards Jewelry Incorporated.
An award winning jewelry designer, Richardson uses authentic elements of vintage oriental jewelry, skillfully combining them with modern materials. The variety of materials is amazing – from wood and gold to velvet and mother-of pearl. Every time he travels the world he discovers new elements for his accessories, and draws on the traditional crafts of each particular country.
Inspired by travels to India, China, Greece, Israel, Thailand, and other countries, Richardson has created several collections in his factory in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Among them are Decorative Items, Antique Thais, Temple by Moonlight, Arabian Nights, Beyond the Earth, Royal Thais, and many other collections. In addition, the jeweler transmits his messages on a card to which the jewelry is attached.


Beyond the Earth collection. Star travelers brooch and earrings. 1990s

Beyond the Earth collection. Star travelers brooch and earrings. 1990s

John Michael Richardson vintage costume jewelry

'Antique Thais' copper and jade earrings

‘Antique Thais’ copper and jade earrings

Arabian Nights collection pink and gold tone pierced earrings

Arabian Nights collection pink and gold tone pierced earrings

Black velvet gold tone beaded pierced earrings. 1980s

Black velvet gold tone beaded pierced earrings. 1980s

Bow design pink hoop silver tone earrings. 1990s

Bow design pink hoop silver tone earrings. 1990s

Butterfly gold tone brooch

Butterfly gold tone brooch

Copper and jade earrings

Copper and jade earrings

Dangling earrings. Gold tone metal, onyx, turquoise

Dangling earrings. Gold tone metal, onyx, turquoise

'Decorative Items' collection. Black onyx gold tone textured metal clip on earrings. 1990s

‘Decorative Items’ collection. Black onyx gold tone textured metal clip on earrings. 1990s

Dragon gold and silver tone pin

Dragon gold and silver tone pin

Eight-pointed Star brooch. Gold tone textured metal, black onyx

Eight-pointed Star brooch. Gold tone textured metal, black onyx

Elephant gold tone brooch. Metal alloy, glass bead. 1990s

Elephant gold tone brooch. Metal alloy, glass bead. 1990s

Fish design dangling earrings. Wood and silver tone textured metal alloy. 1980s

Fish design dangling earrings. Wood and silver tone textured metal alloy. 1980s

Flower design silver tone brooch

Flower design silver tone brooch

Hand carved shell gold tone pierced earrings

Hand carved shell gold tone pierced earrings

'Mediterranean Tiles' flower design clip on earrings. Silver tone metal, enamel

‘Mediterranean Tiles’ flower design clip on earrings. Silver tone metal, enamel

Mythological creature against round disc pierced earrings. Gold tone alloy, marble tone stone

Mythological creature against round disc pierced earrings. Gold tone alloy, marble tone stone

Pierced earrings from Antique Thais collection

Pierced earrings from Antique Thais collection

Purple cabochon goold copper tone ally earrings. 1990s

Purple cabochon goold copper tone ally earrings. 1990s

Round shaped mother of pearl wood clip on earrings

Round shaped mother of pearl wood clip on earrings

Silver and gold tone textured metal pierced earrings

Silver and gold tone textured metal pierced earrings

'Temple by Moonlight' gold and silver tone barette

‘Temple by Moonlight’ gold and silver tone barrette

Textured silver black wood pierced earrings

Textured silver black wood pierced earrings

'The Spice Isles' clip on earrings. Metal alloys, enamel

‘The Spice Isles’ clip on earrings. Metal alloys, enamel

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