Posted 12 months ago
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.