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Hollycraft  ~ 

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Hollycraft Honey & Lemon Brooch

Warm and comfy looking, this domed, daisy-like brooch has the colors of honey and lemon.  What a sweet color combination!   Marked: Hollycraft Copr 1952
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, p. 138
1½" diam.



Hollycraft Floral Cascade Brooch

Such an elegant and unusual design for Hollycraft.  Vine-like tendrils of rhinestones cascade from an octagon rhinestone 'ribbon' to create a very lyrical brooch.  Rhodium plated, exceptional condition.
Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1953
2½ by 2"



Pastel Garland Necklace & Earrings

Part of the lovely pastel series of the early 1950s, this set is a rarely seen design.  The curved links, alternating with dangles, and the ornate styling give this the look of a floral garland or swag.  The matching earrings are clip style. Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1950
Necklace: 16" long, ⅞" wide; Earrings: 1⅛ by ¾"



Sapphire Blue Leaf Brooch

While this twinkling brooch depicts a pretty curved leaf, it's rendered in goldtone settings with shades of sapphire blue rhinestones.  Very lively and dimensional!  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1955
1⅞ by 1"



Ornate Emerald Rhinestone Dangle Earrings

Delightfully elaborate, these screw-back dangle earrings are a rare design that matched the 'pocket watch' or vial pieces.  They have lovely golden flourishes and emerald green rhinestones.  Exceptional condition.
Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1951
1¼ by ¾"



Aurora Borealis Bow Brooch

Radiant aurora borealis rhinestones of various shapes set in the traditional Hollycraft goldtone create a fluffy stylized bow for this magical brooch.  Exceptional condition.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1950
2½ by 1½"



Pastel Shield Shape Necklace & Earrings

The combination of ornate antique styled golden settings and spring-fresh pastel rhinestones have made these multicolor pieces enduring favorites (and fun to wear).  This necklace has the shield shape and the earrings are screw-backs. Excellent condition.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1950
Reference: Simonds, Collectible Costume Jewelry, p. 53, Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 140, 144
Necklace: 16", 2" drop; Earrings: 1⅛ by 1"



Hollycraft Radiant Leaves Brooch

Radiant sculptured leaves encrusted with rhinestones create this lovely brooch.  It's a very unusual design for Hollycraft in exceptional condition.
Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1953
2¾ by 1⅝"



Starlight Bow Brooch


This splendid bow brooch features deep purple-blue aurora borealis stones accented with crystal aurora borealis stones in a goldtone setting.  The effect is magical.  Excellent condition.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1956

2 by 2"



Ruby Navette & Rhinestone Earrings

An unusual wreath-like design, these earlier clip earrings are articulated with the bottom crescent portion swinging freely from the floral cluster at the top.  The ruby red navettes are nestled among rhinestones, all in silvertone settings.  Ca. 1940s.   Marked: Hollycraft
1⅜ by 1¼"



Emerald Green Swirl Brooch

This charming brooch has ornate swirls, curls and a variety of rhinestone shapes unified by the emerald green color.  A sprinkling of faux pearls complete the design; goldtone settings.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1953
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 141
2⅜ by 1⅛"



Large Pastel Oblong Brooch

Larger than most of the pastel rhinestone pieces, this stunning brooch has a lot going on within the simple domed oblong shape - curlicues, various shapes of stones and an array of yummy colors.  It's a classic favorite in exceptional condition.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1951
Reference: Simonds, Collectible Costume Jewelry, p. 53
2½ by 2"



Light Sapphire Rhinestone Earrings

Primarily adorned with light sapphire rhinestones, these pretty clip earrings are further enhanced with a line of sapphire baguettes, drawing the eye to the center scroll in the circular shape.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1955
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 145
1" diam.



Amethyst Egg Shaped Brooch

Like a decorated Easter egg, this lovely brooch has an ornate design with curls and swirls.  The amethyst colored rhinestones of various shapes unify the effect and really glow in the goldtone settings.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1954
1¾ by 1¼"



Stellar Aurora Borealis Brooch & Earrings

With the huge central chatons, this brooch and clip earring set goes beyond 'dazzling' to super-nova status.  The dangling elements give the brooch motion and all rhinestones are aurora borealis.  Slight wear to the finish on the largest stones.  Marked: Hollycraft
Brooch: 3 by 2½"; Earrings: 1½ by 1"



Hollycraft Pastel Bouquet Brooch

True to the Hollycraft tradition, this beautiful brooch has an array of pastel rhinestones in a mellow goldtone setting.  The piece represents a bouquet of flowers with great detail, including a pale yellow ribbon tying the stems.  Marked: Hollycraft Copr 1950
1¾ by 1½"



Hollycraft Amber Cat's Eye Earrings

Hard to find, these exotic clip earrings swirl up the ear with an array of warm toned rhinestones (yellow, aurora borealis), all emanating from the lustrous amber cat's eye cabochon with its hints of blue.   Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1956
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, p. 128 [similar style]
1½ by ¾"



Magical Amethyst Aurora Borealis Brooch

Like most Hollycraft pieces, this richly dimensional brooch uses a variety of rhinestone shapes and faux pearls to create an ornate, eye-catching design.  The stones are an unusual amethyst aurora borealis lending magic to the piece.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1957
2½ by 2"



'Aurum' Rhinestone Flower Brooch

Completely encrusted with ‘aurum’ rhinestones, a special gold colored stone, this unusual floral brooch looks like it’s intricately carved from gold.  Lots of subtle sparkle from the 1960’s.  Marked: Hollycraft
2" diam.



Deep Green & Blues Necklace

A popular design from 1952, this necklace uses ocean colors: shades of blue and green, set in gunmetal gray.  The color combination is lovely and refreshing!  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1952
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 138, Dolan, Collecting Rhinestone Jewelry, 4th Ed, p. 283
18½", 2½" drop



Hollycraft Olive Green Scroll Brooch

An ornate and dimensional piece, this gorgeous brooch looks like an architectural scroll on an old city building.  The somewhat shell design is filled with warm olive green stones and lemon yellow baguettes.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1955
2½ by 1½"



Faux Hematite Floral Spray Brooch & Earrings

Fashioned in a classy, neutral palette of dark silvertone settings and hematite rhinestones, this brooch and clip earring set looks like lilacs blossoms.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1954
Brooch: 2¼ by 1", Earrings: 1 by ¾"



Bejeweled Parrot Brooch

This fun figural brooch is a sassy parrot with faux jeweled navettes and rhinestone accented feathers.  Excellent condition and he looks like he's eyeing a snack.  Marked: Hollycraft
2⅛ by 1¼"



Hollycraft Victorian Revival Dangle Earrings

Harkening back to Victorian times, the delicate and ornate styling of these clip earrings features tiny flowers and swirls, all brought out by the pale yellow and deep emerald green rhinestones in goldtone settings.  Wonderful condition.  Marked: Hollycraft Copr 1950
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 136 [similar earrings]
1⅝ by ¾"



Victorian Revival
Scatter Pin

This lovely little brooch is an effective use of green and pale yellow rhinestones in an ornate design that includes a petite flower.  See item SH041 for the matching earrings. Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1950
1⅛ by ⅞"



Hollycraft Multicolor Pastels Bow Brooch

This luscious brooch has all that collector's love about Hollycraft jewelry:  graceful styling, solid construction and a sparkling array of pastel rhinestones in various shapes.  This beauty is a great find.  Marked: Hollycraft Copr 1955
2½ by 2¼"



Hollycraft Amber Oval Earrings

Amber colored rhinestones and tiny faux pearls create a warm and glowing look in these screw back earrings.  Another classic from a well loved maker.  Marked: Hollycraft Copr 1950
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 142
⅞ by ¾"



Amethyst Floral Brooch

This pretty brooch from 1950 is goldtone with all the rhinestones being amethyst color.  It depicts a feminine spray of flowers and is in exceptional condition - no wear to the finish at all.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr 1950
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties, p. 136 [same design line]
1⅝ by 1¼"



Hollycraft Sun Gold Brooch & Earrings

Kissed by the sun, this dazzling set features the "antiqued" goldtone settings completely set with gold aurum rhinestones.  These stones create a rich and glowing look in the floral motif.  Earrings are clip style.  Marked: Hollycraft ©
Brooch: 2" diam.; Earrings: 1⅛ by ¾"



Hollycraft Stellar Swirl Earrings

Overlapping swirls give this design dimension and energy while the oval stones provide the dazzle.  These clip earrings look wonderful on.  Marked: Hollycraft, Copr. 1953
1 by 1"




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