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Junkbox Treasures Collectibles and Antiques

History

1937 - Present
Founded by brothers Jay and Michael Chernow in Providence, Rhode Island. Their roots were in Art Deco style purse adornments and began making fashion jewelry in 1937. Monet is the trademark of Monocraft Products Inc.


Marks

Mark is usually stamped into the metal, a metal cartouche or a metal hang tag. Early pieces may not have a stamp and be unsigned.

 


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Patents

USD132531 Dated 1942 by Michael Chernow


Designers

None known at this time


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Photographs

Monet Jewelry Photos
Monet Advertisements


Sources

Costume Jewelry by Judith Miller