Jeanne Vintage Jewellery
The history of Jeanne jewelry trademark began more than one hundred years ago in New York. According to Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office, the company began its activity in October 1919, as a manufacturer of pearl goods. Today, Jeanne costume jewelry pieces are rare and highly valued among the collectors of antique.
Born September 6, 1888, the future brand’s founder American jeweler Mark Dottenheim grew up in the family of Simon Dottenheim and Jennie Ullman. Mark founded his jewellery company in 1919. Labeled “Jeanne @”, his brooches, pins, earrings, and pendants have very interesting design. Mostly, it includes classic bow pins, maltese crosses, figurines of animals, insects, and plants. Besides, with carefully executed detailing and the use of high quality materials. And as a result – well preserved. As most of costume jewellery designers of the time, he made his decorations from metal alloy with gold plating. Also, enamel, rhinestones, faux pearls, and crystals.
Mark Dottenheim died on January 14, 1960 in New York, the same place where he was born and had lived all his life. Unfortunately, the company ceased to exist after the death of its founder.
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