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See Webster Company.
W. & H. JEWELRY CO., Inc. — Providence, RI c. 1965
WARNER NEW YORK
W.E. RICHARDS — See RICHARDS, W.E.
WEBSTER COMPANY — 1879 — Attleboro, MA
WEINREICH BROTHERS — See MARVELLA
WEISS — ALBERT WEISS & CO., INC., NY, NY — 1942 — 1971 (Wice — like “rice”)
Notes: Identical rhinestone clips have been found — one marked Weiss and one marked Weissco. Front of clips Back of clips
Thanks to Plenty O’Jewels@Rubylane for sharing proof that WEISSCO was an Albert Weiss mark and for much of the other Weiss information contained here.
Note: Weiss did not design all of their jewelry, and manufactured none of it. Some items were made for Weiss by Hollycraft, including Christmas trees. Have ads from 1954 thru 1966
WELLS INC., Attleboro, MA 1922 — 1978
WENDY GELL — See GELL, WENDY
WERTHEIMER, E.K. c.1930 to at least 1972; NY, NY
WERTHLEY WHIPOOS — See WERTHEIMER
WEST GERMANY / WESTERN GERMANY — See GERMANY
WHIRLAWAY — See CORO
WHITE BLUSH — See TRIFARI
WHITE COPPER BY RENOIR — See RENOIR
WHITE, J.J.; Providence, RI; 1896 – at least until 1978
WHITE JET — See DALSHEIM
WHITE METAL CASTER’S ASSOC., INC., NY, NY
WHITE MFG. Co. — North Attleboro, MA
WHITING, FRANK M. — N. Attleboro, MA – C. 1878 — c. 1960
WHITING AND DAVIS — WHITING & DAVIS CO., Plainville, MA
WHITNEY, FRANNY c. Dec. 1967
WIESNER OF MIAMI, INC., Miami Beach, FL — c. 1953
(script font with a fancy W)
WIESNER, JOSEPH — New York – until at least 1954
WILD BRYDE JEWELRY — El Sobrante, CA — 1980 to present
Mark: Photo courtesy Matt & Patti Ribarich
WINARD – until at least 1954
WIND, JOHN — Philadelphia, PA — contemporary artist
WOLPERT, LUDWIG — (1900-1981)
PAT SEAL: research files
DOTTY STRINGFIELD: research files
BOBYE SYVERSON: research files.
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