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Junkbox Treasures Collectibles and Antiques

History

1939 -

Founded in Providence Rhode Island. Although considered to be costume jewelry, it was at a different level than the more common costume jewelry. Van Dell created jewelry pieces that mimiced fine jewelry. With the gold plate finish and high quality stones, it was often mistaken for fine jewelry.


Marks

Van Dell marks include 1/2 12K G.F., Van Dell Sterling

 


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Jewelry Lines

~Van Dell used Wedgwood Jasperware stone
~Hand crafted cameos


Characteristics

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Patents

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Designers

None known at this time


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Photographs

Van Dell Jewelry Photos
Van Dell Advertisements


Sources

Costume Jewelry 101; Julia C Carroll; 2008