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Mid Century Jewelry - Vendome Sputnik Period Clip-on Earrings

$34.95

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This piece of Mid Century jewelry features Vendome signature from the 1950's "Sputnik" look clip-on earrings. Black and Aurora Borealis crystals changing colors in different light angles circa 1950s. Vendome was a high end brand of Coro Jewelers.

Vendome was a high end brand of Coro Jewelers. Retailers carrying Vendome were not allowed to carry Coro and vice versa. Coro aka Corocraft/Francois/Vendome (Est. 1901 – 1998) in 1901, Emanuel Cohn and partner, Carl Rosenberger opened a modest New York City store selling jewelry and personal accessories.

Despite the fact that neither man was a jewelry designer, the shop went on to become the world’s largest manufacturer of costume jewelry. The name Coro derived from the first two letters of each partner’s last name.

Details

  • Makers Mark - Vendome
  • Materials - chrome plated base metal, Austrian crystals
  • Period - Mid Century jewelry
  • Type - clip-on
  • Condition - excellent vintage condition