Signed DaVinci vintage costume jewelry
DaVinci vintage costume jewelry
Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Davinci Creations Inc. produced high quality costume jewelry for three decades (1950-80s). Although there’s not much info about the founders and company history, yet there are some documented records by the United States Patent Office. According to Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office, Volume 820, Capri Jewelry Inc., New York City, New York became assignee of Davinci Creations Inc., Providence, RI, May 12, 1965. But the company continued manufacture of costume jewelry signed Davinci.
Meanwhile, the company’s workshops, located on three floors of a four-story building at 244 Oak Street in Providence, were hit by a fire on January 17, 1973. However, the company continued to operate. Index of Trademarks Issued from the United States Patent Office listed the company Davinci Creations Inc., Providence, RI. as active in 1974.
Traditionally, the jewelers used gold and silver tone alloys, 14 K gold plating, Austrian crystals and rhinestones. One of the most famous series of jewelry was signs of the zodiac. All products were marked with Da Vinci and the copyright mark.
In fact, there are some other jewelry companies with such an iconic brand name – Davinci. One of them – family business Da Vinci Fine Jewelry, Inc in the USA. Also, there is a completely modern brand with the same name in China and in Italy. But these are all completely different brands!