Collecting Vintage Jewelry

Collecting Costume Jewelry Love of costume jewelry isn’t just about obsessing over the beauty of the pieces you collect. It’s also about its history and sometimes its provenance. Think about jewelry you’ve been given for anniversaries or pieces you’ve found at the mall several decades ago or perhaps an antiques store on a country trip….

VINTAGE 1970s TRIFARI Black Lacquer and Gold Plated Pierced Earrings

Gustavo Trifari emigrated from Italy to the U.S. in 1904 and founded Trifari NYC in 1910. Trifari was considered one of the largest and best known producers of costume jewelry. It started producing a broad range of costume jewelry creating superb designs and workmanship at different price levels. The Trifari jewelry produced had a distinctive…