Earrings Are the supreme eye-catchers, and vibrant vintage costume jewelry earrings are the traditional shiny objects. Some were designed with fitting pins or necklaces; others were forced to stand independently as accents to an ensemble. In any event, earrings are often among the most economical ways to select vintage costume jewelry due to their small size.
Miriam Haskell was one costume jeweler who excelled in rings that augmented her famous bracelets’ looks, a lot of which had rich, lavish flowery designs. Her gilt, crystal, and pearl earrings are considered signature bits. Eisenberg & Sons produced sterling silver earrings set with a quartz called citrine, which Eisenberg knew as”Topaz quartz.”
The Hardware on classic Juliana earrings helps collectors identify actual pieces from fakes. Many Juliana earrings had clip springs; twist backs are infrequent, so select those carefully. Juliana earrings were organized in clusters, cascades, or clumps with dangling stones swinging free. Some bits suggested natural forms such as leaves on a branch, blossoms, and crystals, and others resembled birds, snowflakes, or shooting stars.
Although Coro’s Corocraft and Vendome lines were famous for their Jelly Belly pins, many were sold with matching rings –one set had delicate blue-and-white Lucite petals atop verdant-green Lucite leaves.
Regardless Of the producer, most costume jewelry earrings conformed into relatively few significant configurations. There were the oval rings, whose synthetic stones were surrounded by gilt rings or metal of set rhinestones. Cluster earrings grouped stones and faux pearls in tight knots, hoops gave designers circular armatures to decorate, and necklace rings different motions to a woman’s outfit.
Crystal earrings were trendy. Some of those danglers resembled miniature chandeliers. Others were embellished with silver charms, such as the type found on bracelets.
I Love vintage earrings due to their uniqueness and flexibility. You can wear Them as earrings and much more: barrettes, adorned pony holders and Headbands, attached to a chain to create a statement necklace, attached to a Ribbon to produce a bracelet. . .and a whole lot more. All you need is your creativity!