Vintage Bogoff Costume Jewelry

In 1940, a Polish emigrant to the United States named Herman (who often went by Henry) Bogoff founded Jewels by Bogoff in Chicago, although the Bogoff mark would not grace a piece of the company's costume jewelry until 1946, after the conclusion of World War II. Prior to that, Bogoff and his Russian-born wife, Yvette, had been producing fashion accessories such as buttons made with rhinestones under the name of Spear Novelty and Gay Bee...Continue Reading