Signed Discovery vintage costume jewelry
Discovery vintage costume jewelry
The history of Discovery jewelry trademark began in 1973 and ended before 2000. The trademark owner was Oak Patch Gifts Limited Liability Company (founded in 1973) based in Eugene, Oregon. The company, in addition to Discovery, had four more jewelry trademarks. In particular, Monarch Inspirations, M+M Mixmatch, Sugar & Spice, and Arabella. Also, the company registered eight trademarks on production of various goods – from kitchen utensils and umbrellas to shoes and clothes.
The markings on the back of the pieces include the word Discovery, written in a semicircle in small stylized letters. Usually products were sold on branded cards with the word Discovery written in gold letters.
Noteworthy, there was a similar jewelry trademark Discovery of California, which was active from 1975 to 2000s. Also, Discovery was a trademark registered by Los Angeles corporation Empress Pearls, Inc. in 1974. The marking on each jewelry piece included the word DISCOVERY in capital letters. Discovery jewelry trademark ceased to exist in 1981. Empress Pearls, Inc. in addition to Discovery, has registered 41 trademarks, including jewelry ones. In particular, Driftwood, Imagination, Sophistication, Pearl’n Shell, and Pearls’n Swirls (all 1974-1981); Slendrella, The Bold One, Wild Flowers, Mr. VIP, King’s Crown, and Twiggy (1975-1982).