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Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Nostalgia, quality, and timeless fashion – Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

First of all, the jewelry design marked “Leslie Block” means quality, distinctive beauty, nostalgia, timeless fashion, and, accordingly, well-known for vintage costume jewellery lovers. According to Leslie Block Prip, she has been designing jewelry for more than 40 years! Meanwhile, her name – tightly connected with the famous jewelry brand Danecraft. A trademark for bijouterie produced by a company founded in 1938 by Victor Primavera in Rhode Island (the USA). In 1977, the company changed its name to the Felch-Wehr Company, however, still used the name Danecraft. Skilled craftswoman Leslie Block Prip is the main designer of the company.
Noteworthy, especially popular among collectors are created by her in 1980s designs combining precious and semi-precious stones with natural elements. These vintage rarities are traditionally sold in better department stores throughout the USA, and in particular, Saks and Bloomingdales. In addition to chic and classic, designs created by Leslie Block-Prip include archaeological style, architectural motifs and art history. For example, Pre-Columbian and tribal art. All this makes Leslie Block Prip costume jewellery unique and recognisible.

Mat gold plating on bronze, 1980s brooch

Mat gold plating on bronze, 1980s brooch

According to Leslie Block Prip, her interest in jewelry making began as a childhood passion, and later blossomed into a stellar career. And over the course of her career, Leslie Block Prip has created branded jewelry decorations for many corporate clients.
Meanwhile, over the past years Leslie has created a new collection of costume jewellery. Among her supporters are her husband Peter, a 5th generation Danish metalsmith and daughter Lilly, studio assistant to her father.

Signed Leslie Block

Signed Leslie Block

Leslie Block Prip vintage costume jewelry

Antique style gold tone clips. 1960

Antique style gold tone clips. 1960

Art Nouveau gold tone pendant

Art Nouveau gold tone pendant

Bee brooch

Bee brooch

Coral Cabochon Couture Clip Earrings

Coral Cabochon Couture Clip Earrings

Crowned heart clips

Crowned heart clips

Dyed red quartz, archaeological style, gold plated rectangular brooch

Dyed red quartz, archaeological style, gold plated rectangular brooch

Enameled, gold tone brooch

Enameled, gold tone brooch

Etruscan necklace of gold tone, glass cabochons

Etruscan necklace of gold tone, glass cabochons

Gorgeous long earrings, vintage 1980s, artificial pearl

Gorgeous long earrings, vintage 1980s, artificial pearl

Greek mythology Gold Tone Disc Archers clips

Greek mythology Gold Tone Disc Archers clips

House shaped brooch

House shaped brooch

Maltese Cross matte Gold Brooch

Maltese Cross matte Gold Brooch

Modernist Earrings, pink and green glass inserts

Modernist Earrings, pink and green glass inserts

Pierced heart Cupids Arrow Brooch

Pierced heart Cupids Arrow Brooch

Purple Gold Clips-earrings

Purple Gold Clips-earrings

Round cilps, golden metal, faux pearls

Round cilps, golden metal, faux pearls

Teardrop Green Red Yellow Stones earrings-clips

Teardrop Green Red Yellow Stones earrings-clips