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Signed AIC vintage costume jewelry

Signed AIC vintage costume jewelry

Japanese cat with umbrella 24 K gold plated brooch pin. Signed AIC vintage costume jewelry

AIC vintage costume jewelry
The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) is an art museum and institution of higher education in Chicago, Illinois. The main educational specializations are architecture and fine arts. Curated by James Cuno, the museum is renowned for its extensive collection of Impressionist and American art. The Museum Shop offers the widest assortment of museum adaptations from around the world, gifts, and jewelry, which is truly wearable art.

Among most notable jewelers who produced costume jewelry reproductions based on art collections, were Multilana, ACME Studios, and more. Manufacture of costume jewelry started in 1985. Traditionally 24 K gold and silver plated, made in limited editions, these pieces are rare, unique and highly collectible.

Five birds on the branch brooch. Matte gold tone textured metal alloy. 4.8 cm. 1980s

Five birds on the branch brooch. Matte gold tone textured metal alloy. 4.8 cm. 1980s. Reproduction of “A Perch of Birds” (1880) by Hector Giacomelli (1822-1904)

Signature

Signature

Signed AIC vintage costume jewelry

Rainy day man with umbrella silver plated pin. 1990s

Man with umbrella silver plated pin. 1990s. Inspired by “Paris Street; Rainy Day” 1877 painting by French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)

Ballet dancers girlfriends gold tone rhinestones brooch

Ballet dancers girlfriends gold tone rhinestones brooch. Based on Edgar Degas painting “Two Dancers on the Stage” c. 1874

Bowler hat gold tone pin

Bowler hat 24 gold plated pin. Inspired by “Paris Street; Rainy Day” 1877 painting by French artist Gustave Caillebotte

Green-eyed cat head brooch. Gold tone, green glass

Green-eyed cat head brooch. Gold tone, green glass. Based on Art Institute of Chicago Museum Ancient Egyptian collection

Unicorn brooch pin. Gold tone alloy, blue crystal

Unicorn brooch pin. Gold tone alloy, blue crystal. Inspired by “Triumph of the Unicorn” engraving on paper (1540–50) by the 15th century French artist Jean Duvet

Egyptian cat matte gold tone brooch. 1991

Egyptian cat matte gold tone brooch. 1991

Sunflower brooch and clip on earrings. Made for the Van Gogh exhibition1990s

Sunflower brooch and clip on earrings. Made for the Van Gogh exhibition. 1990s

Floral pattern round shaped vintage brooch. Gold tone metal alloy. 5 cm. 1980s

Floral pattern round shaped vintage brooch. Gold tone metal alloy. 5 cm. 1980s

Signed 1991 AIC C&C

Signed 1991 AIC C&C

ACME studios ignature

ACME studios signature

Multilana AIC hallmark

Multilana AIC hallmark