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Marvella | Huge Glass Sapphire Cabochon Brooch and Earrings
. . . . So Unique!

$160.00  


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Marvella
 
You most likely think pearls when you hear the name Marvella. Well, not always. This is my absolute favorite piece of Marvella's and I haven't come across another set like it. When I say that the blue cabochons are huge, I mean huge. And the color is tremendous—deep pools of the most marvelous blue. I would call it Amalfi Blue. A cornucopia of rhinestones in different shapes and sizes dance around the brooch in shades of pink and blue. The earrings are stunning and also huge. I do want to warn that these are quite heavy and very large for clip-on’s. You will need a little help keeping these on. You might try a little trick some dancers use to keep their earrings on during competition. They use a dab of eyelash glue. I have tried it and it works!

Measurements:
Brooch — Approximately 2 3/16 inches long by 1 5/16 inches wide with a height of 1 1/32 inches.
Earrings — Approximately 1 11/16 inches tall by 1 3/8” wide and the domed height is a whopping 11/16 inch.

$160.00  


 
 

Marvella Jewelry History —

The Weinrich Bros. Co. was founded by Sol Weinrich about 1911 in Philadelphia, PA specializing in imitation jewelry and simulated pearl jewelry under the name Marvella. Weinrich Bros. Co. also had a branch in New York City. The Philadelphia firm was called H. Weinrich Company. This firm created great looking costume jewelry that was marked with several different hallmarks.

Marvella Pearls, Inc. was the name chosen about 1950 and, around 1965, the name was changed to Marvella, Inc. Before World War II, the jewelry consisted primarily of gold plated metal topped with enamel, simulated pearls and plain and faceted beads using brilliant faceted crystal beads with rhinestone roundels as spacers. The beads, called aurora borealis, were of the highest quality with spectacular change of colors.

The Marvella jewelry produced used many trademarks. Marks: "Marvella" in script on pearl necklaces, pearl earrings, and pearl bracelets, since Jan. 1911, "Marvella MINERVA QUALITY" for pearl necklaces, pearl earrings, pearl bracelets and pearl brooches and other pearl jewelry with stones since Jan. 1939, "Marvella SIMULATED PEARLS, They're Nature Dipped" since Jan. 1941, "Marvella Replica of INDIAN OCEAN PEARLS" since 1941, "MARVELLISSIMO" for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, clips, brooches, lockets, finger rings, charm bracelets, and charms since January 1948, "Marvella Pearl Nuggets" since 1948, "Marvella Fabulous" in script since January 1949, "Marvella SNUG-FLEX" since April 1950, "Natura" in script since May 1954, "Natura "95" in script since June 1954, "MARVELLA with a copyright symbol" after 1955, "MATURELLE" for simulated pearls since June 1957, "MARVELLIER" since January 1958, and "MARVELLETTE" since September 1958 "MARVELLESQUE" since June 1958, FRESHURA" since December 1958, "MARVELLESCENCE" on necklaces, brooches, earrings etc. as well as beads, pins and jewelry initials made of or plated with precious metal since June 1963.

Trifari purchased the firm in 1982. In the late 80's Crystal Brands Jewelry Group purchased Trifari. Monet was also a part of this group. Liz Clairborne Inc. purchased the entire group in 2000 and moved production out of the U.S.A. Materials and techniques included: High quality faux pearls, multi-strand necklaces, unique findings, faceted beads, and beautiful clasps. You may find that not all pieces in a set were signed.

 
Having trouble with the small sizes of yesteryear? Well, most of us do!
The ladies were smaller than the women of today.
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