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Researching Costume Jewelry
originally published by Dotty Stringfield on IllusionJewels.com
Jewelry History – Jewelry Research – Jewelry Marks – Jewelry Signatures – Jewelry Articles – Jewelry Galleries
COSTUME JEWELRY MARKS – X, Y, Z*
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X, Y, Z
Y. & S. — See STERN, LOUIS
YO SAN — See WHITING & DAVIS
YORK — See SILVERMAN
YOUNG AMERICA — See DeNicola
YOUNGER LADY — See VAN DELL
YVES ST. LAURENT
- Mark: Yves Saint Laurent for Carnegie — Dec. 1978
- Mark: Conjoined YSL Courtesy Roxy Richardson.
- Mark: Photo courtesy Erik Yang.
- Dates: c. September 1959
- Notes: Monet bought rights to mass produce his jewelry in 1981.
- Mark: Zentall Photo courtesy Laura Libio.
- Dates: c 1950s to at least 1984
- Notes: Robert Zentall, Inc. mentioned in Vogue in 1954
PAT SEAL: research files
DOTTY STRINGFIELD: research files
LUCILLE TEMPESTA: owner-publisher of the Vintage Fashion & Costume Jewelry Magazine
BOBYE SYVERSON: research files.
A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA by Carla and Roberto Brunialti
AMERICAN COSTUME JEWELRY by Carla and Roberto Brunialti
AMERICAN JEWELRY MANUFACTURERS by Dorothy T. Rainwater
COLLECTIBLE COSTUME JEWELRY by Cherri Simonds
COLLECTING COSTUME JEWELRY 101 By Julia Carroll
COLLECTING COSTUME JEWELRY 202 By Julia Carroll
COLLECTING RHINESTONE COLORED JEWELRY by Maryanne Dolan
COPPER ART JEWELRY by Burkholz and Kaplan
COSTUME JEWELRY A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK AND GUIDE by Fred Rezazadeh
COSTUME JEWELRY (2nd Ed.) by Harrice Simons Miller
EUROPEAN DESIGNER JEWELRY by Ginger Moro
INSIDE THE JEWELRY BOX By Ann Pitman
MASTERPIECES OF COSTUME JEWELRY by Ball and Torem
MID-CENTURY PLASTIC JEWELRY By Susan Klein
MIRIAM HASKELL JEWELRY by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff
OLD JEWELRY by Jeanenne Bell
WARMAN’S JEWELRY 2nd Ed. by Christie Romero
WARMAN’S JEWELRY 3rd Ed. by Christie
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