Posted 2 years ago
I don't know the exact date - I would say mid to late 1950's. Left green enamel on copper marked Matisse and the other is marked Renoir. Not one chip on these earrings and bracelet. I believe this design also was offered in red enamel. I rarely find "sets" and sometimes I stand there in a daze..."do I have a matching piece to this? should I buy it?..."
Renoir was a California company started in 1946 by Jerry Fels, Curt Freiler and Nat Zausner. A very good research source is the book "Copper Art Jewelry, a different lustre" by Matthew Burkholz and Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan.
Added lovely white set just purchased. Now looking for red!