Designers, Manufacturers and Styles Archive

What is Gripoix and Poured Glass in Jewelry, and What Isn’t

by Pamela Wiggins Siegel for CJCI   First, be aware that many types of

Identifying Unmarked Costume Jewelry: Schreiner Brooches

by Pamela Wiggins Siegel for CJCI   Schreiner of New York made many, many

Identifying Stanley Hagler, Ian St. Gielar, and Mark Mercy Costume Jewelry Using Marks

Stanley Hagler began designing and crafting jewelry in the 1950s. His hand-manipulated work comprised

Beyond Dior: The Jewelry of Jean-Louis Scherrer by Karin Zwaneveld for CJCI

This article is about the Parisian haute couture designer Jean-Louis Scherrer. To see his

Diamonbar Bracelets & the Men Who Made Them by Barbara Schwartz for CJCI

Many collectors of Art Deco costume jewelry are familiar with Diamonbar bracelets, but few

Who was Reinad? Creator or Copier? by Robin Deutsch for CJCI

Before delving into the Reinad “issue,” I must pay homage to the two of

Eisenberg & Ralph Singer Jewelry: A Tale of Two Companies

By Susan Klein Bagdade – Exclusively for CJCI I confess. I saw the Eisenberg

Design Cards: Eisenberg and Others by Ralph Singer Co.

Below are additional design cards and jewelry photos accompanying the article Eisenberg & Ralph

Renoir of California: Midcentury Copper Masters

By Kathryn Drury Wagner – Exclusively for CJCI Like its namesake, Renoir of California

The Enchanting Jewelry of Wendy Gell

Wendy Gell, whose jewelry designs were seen on the wrists of the “who’s who,”