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Vintage, "Hattie Carnegie" Brooch, Circa 1950

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    Posted 27 days ago

    Alan2310
    (825 items)

    HELLO EVERYONE
    I being a while since I post Jewelry, it's not because i didn't find any, plenty to post, it's the time I don't have.
    Here we have a new designer i just discover at my donation store, quite beautiful and very well made, weight 48 grams, have a total of 31 stone, Emerald green, Red Cranberry and Turquoise, very complex design, in immaculate condition.

    This brooch is 2.75 inches diameter

    Hattie Carnegie
    Founder (s): Hattie Carnegie 1919 - 1970s- Hattie Carnegie was another fashion designer that made their way in the costume jewelry business. Born in Vienna in 1886, she came to the United States with her parents when she was a child. In 1918 she opened her fashion house in New York City. It was called Hattie Carnegie, Inc. Like Schiaparelli, Chanel and others she began to market jewelry she thought would look good with the outfits she designed. Her costume jewelry was a favorite amongst the actresses and socialites of the day. It was sold in some of the department stores. Carnegie jewelry was/is expensive and very well made. Signature Designs: Oriental figurals, animals, rhinestone jewelry, and costume jewelry with Greek inspired motifs.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 27 days ago
      Beautiful brooch Alan, Carnegie has always been one of my favorite vintage designers, she was so stylish probably due to her fashion line. Love this!
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 26 days ago
      Very nice find, Alan!
    3. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 25 days ago
      Now we are getting serious!
      Very High demand & sought after designer!
      Amazing this was found at a thrift!
      Like Jenni said, she also designed clothes.
      I have yet to own a piece of hers...
      Magnificent Alan!!
    4. Broochman Broochman, 23 days ago
      What a fabulous find! Our thrifts never have jewelry like this. It's gorgeous!!
    5. lentilka11, 21 days ago
      love the design - this is why people collect vintage costume jewelry!
    6. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 19 days ago
      Nice and fun vintage brooch! Great find.
    7. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 19 days ago
      Ours either broochman...
      Just junk :(
    8. Alan2310 Alan2310, 14 days ago
      Many thanks Jenny for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      Yes definitely one on my list now.
      Mrstyndall, many thanks for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      I step back with the brooch in my hands, i was amaze to find it for sure.
      Ms.CrystalShip, many thanks for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      I am thrill that you love it as much as i do, yes i read on this designer, she got quite a pedigree.
      Broochman, many thanks for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      Wait for it, like my thrift store, you not probably alone looking for jewelry's, patient, this will come.
      lentilka11, many thanks for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      Yeah, quite special design, very well made too, was quite dirty when i found it, soft cleaning ET voila.....Magnificent, ;-D
      Elisabethan, many thanks for the visit, comment and appreciation of this post.
      Best description so far, very funny for sure, we should say, ingeniously funny.
      Ms.CrystalShip bis..... sorry to hear that, maybe 2019 could be different, i wish to you.
      You support is deeply appreciated.
      Alan

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