Huge Lot of 50 vintage estate brooches. I really liked the flow of this website, and the content was informative. Find out more about the appeal of Sarah Coventry and where to find the jewelry today, even though the company is no longer in business. The company stopped manufacturing the jewelry in November 2008. Sarah Coventry was widely sold in the 1950's and 1960's, with a replacement guarantee; thus the jewelry was well made and for the most part usually stands the test of time extremely well. The home party revival pleased many people who remembered the original home jewelry shows. Marked on clip finding Sarah Cov with copyright mark; stamping is light, but there.
Sarah Coventry jewelry was most popular during the 1950s and 1960s and continued to be offered at home parties for a few years after the company's 1981 bankruptcy. Check out my other items! The page is by no means complete and is an ongoing project. Many Sarah Coventry pieces had some element of nature, whether it be a floral or a sunburst. However, Sarah Coventry jewelry was re-opened years later by new owners and was being distributed by representatives via catalogs, the Internet, home shopping networks, and other means. All original condition, I can find no flaw. All pieces marked copyright symbol Sarah Cov. An example would be their pieces.
Most of the vintage pieces were made at much higher quality than the more modern copies. The company has now succombed and has closed. There were very good resources that I felt were very helpful, especially if you are new to vintage jewelry. Obama has been seen wearing! The goldtone filigree nests red aurora borealis rhinestones along the double layer of petals. Sarah Coventry History In 1949, the founder of Emmons Home Fashion, Charles H.
Charms could be purchased to add to the ring. Hostesses typically earn products in exchange for their efforts, and the dollar value of their earnings increases as attendees make purchases. The company has since gone out of business. Just as trendy now as it was back in the 1960's when it went into original production. Excellent condition with only some plating loss on the pinstem which of course would not show when worn. Please feel free to leave a comment and if I have made a mistake I always welcome information from other collectors. Signed copyright symbol Sarah Cov on bracelet, and Sarah Cov and Pat.
These pieces were sold online, at home shopping networks and even at some home parties. He would contract both men and women who would host parties, similar to Tupperware and Avon parties of the time. Meantime, enjoy the brooch in Excellent condition. Many women jumped at the opportunity to start making money again, perhaps in a way that still allowed them continue to devote time to being housewives and mothers. When looking to purchase a piece, there are a few things to look for to ensure the item is authentic.
This strayed from the common practices of the time, as most costume jewelry brands were creating their own designs. The prong set givre glass stones are glowing yellow, lavender, milky red and blue, making wonderful for springtime or any festive occasion. Choosing to go with freelancers, Sarah Coventry was able to see many designs, in order to decide which best portrayed their brand properly. . I especially thought the video was a great addition. Different size shades of beads and pearls could be purchased to add to the chain. Many of their pieces included larger cut stones, such as cabochons and marquise-cut, rather than the smaller clusters of stones that was typical in costume jewelry of this time.
Find sources: — · · · · May 2011 Sarah Coventry was named after the granddaughter of Lyman K. Many references credit Charles with founding the company, but the most reliable sources name Lyman as the company's owner. This features 9 dangling chains that terminate with silvertone melon beads, all dangling from a double rope border oval brooch. Note that the gold of the earring findings is brighter than those on the necklace. Most of Sarah Coventry pieces are made with gold plated or silver toned metals, similar to other costume designs of the time. I will definitely tell my girlfriend to have a look at Sarah Coventry on Etsy! Guaranteed to brighten any complexion, and what could be better than the dash of happy color it brings when you wear it. Signed Sarah Cov on the inside, done in silvertone metal with three riveted stones done in a kind of blue and purple crackled glass.
The heart of the jewels, deep red aurora borealis rhinestones, glow with tiny fires. In the mid-1980s a subsidiary of Playboy Enterprises. The centerpiece is a jumble of big yellow rhinestones along with more diamante. All items shown are in my personal collection and I will be adding more to this page as my collection expands. They were very much part of the decision making process though, choosing designs from freelancers that they felt would represent the brand best. In 1949, he did just that by starting the brand Sarah Coventry.
Notice the openwork is decorated with both textured and polished gold tone. All the brooches are in the first main photo, then shown again in one of the small group photos. The vintage pieces show the history of the jewelry company. Chain has dulled with time, otherwise in excellent original condition, but price reflects these very small flaws. The annual premium subscription has ended and the account is fully intact. Rather than pay for a retail space, he decided to create home parties or fashion shows. Looks like some of the pieces Mrs.
Many of their pieces were made of bright and colorful components! Lindbeck can be another good resource. These stones are are extremely clear and bright, twinkling like stars from their cups within the openwork base. Hosts were given generous incentives, such as limited edition host sets of jewelry! Wondering how the modern collection compared to the original pieces? Soon afterward, the company's name was changed to Emmons Jewelry, Inc. The rhinestones sparkle like crazy! More recent Sarah Coventry was sold in Wal-Mart while owned by Hefner Enterprises and re-emerged, once again, as a home party line a few years ago. Inc the publishers of Playboy magazine owned the company, as it was planning on diversifying into a brand management company. It was a great way to get people comfortable and excited to buy jewelry! If you are the account owner, please renew. Azure Skies 1972 Bahama Blue Brooch Rare.