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Golden Giraffe Brooch by STAR

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    Posted 1 year ago

    RichmondLori
    (393 items)

    The brooch is marked STAR on the back, done in gold metal and set with sparkling Gold rhinestones and Red Rhinestones eyes. The brooch measures 2 1/2 " tall and 1" wide.

    Chicago based company Star Novelty Jewelry Co., Inc. began making costume jewelry in 1925; jewelers mark “STAR” (1925-1940).
    However, the company changed its name in the 1940s, to Staret; and bean using the mark "Staret" . The company ceased operations in 1947.
    Star jewelers used gold or silver-plated, or rhodium-plated metal, also enamel of various colors. High quality handmade pieces of jewelry, Their collections included beautiful figural and floral designs.

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Love and another I would wear !
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      Wow, so this giraffe was made between 1925-1940? That makes him AT LEAST 80 years old!
      He is amazing condition!
      Staret is very sought after, and rare, being signed for only 7 years makes the pieces so.
      I didn’t know Staret jewelry started out with the hallmark “STAR”
      Thanks so much for the info Lori! You taught me something new today!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Wonderful little giraffe Lori!!
    4. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      What a cutie, great giraffe design!
    5. Theonlyone Theonlyone, 1 year ago
      don't see many Giraffe Brooches now days ..nice score..& write up ..

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