Signed Vanda vintage costume jewelry
Signed Vanda vintage costume jewelry (1970s)
Many well-known companies producing cosmetics and perfumes manufacture their own jewelry, including fragrance medallions and rings. One of them was the Vanda Beauty Counselor Company, headquartered in New Castle, Delaware and Orlando, Florida. Since 1939, the corporation owned dozens of trademarks, and one of them was “Vanda”, jewelry trademark launched in 1978.
Vanda designers created Victorian style locket pendants, fragrance brooches and rings with a “secret”. Made of gilded metals and silver, the design of these pieces included filigree, cameo, engraving, enamel and art glass imitating precious stones. Signed with a stylized word “Vanda” and “U.S.A.”, these pieces have become collectible vintage.
Founded in 1978, the Vanda trademark for the production of costume jewelry ceased to exist in the 1980s.