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Sterling 925 and black glass brooch

Sterling 925 Marcasite and black glass brooch

Richelieu Faux Pearl and textured gold tone brooch in original box

Richelieu textured gold tone with faux pearl brooch in box


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History

1945 - 1981
Dan Kasoff began his company in the late 1930s in New York. In the late 40's brought the beginning of the Florenza line of jewelry. The line was names after Dasoff's wife, Florence.


Marks

Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
Florenza with © mark
Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
Hang Tag
Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
Later Florenza Textured

Characteristics

Tended to be Victorian or Renaissance style using metal, enamel, cameos, frosted and aurora borealis rhinestones.

 

Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
Textured Back Brooch
Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
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Amco Jewelry Gold Fill Mark
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Designers

None known at this time


Links

 

Photographs

 

Sources

Eclectic Village
Costume Jewelry, Judith Miller
Costume Jewelry 101, Julia C Carroll