Coro/Corocraft/Vendome

Coro Inc. was an upscale costume jewelry company produced and sold in high end department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue. Main jewelry lines were Coro, Corocraft and Vendome, their more upscale jewelry line. Regular department stores that carried the main Coro lines were not allowed to carry Vendome.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s.

Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.  Click on this link for a complete list: http://www.zoomschool.com/jewel/company/coro/

 

$ 35.00

1950s Coro Choker Necklace, Brushed Silver Leaves

Classic silver leaf necklace by Coro.
Approx. Size: 18" (45.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Coro
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Silver link necklace. Each link is a collection of brushed silver leaves. This is one of Coro's most classic and timeless designs. Dresses up or down. Perfect necklace for your wedding.Hook clasp.

Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 1,500.00

1939 Coro "Carmen Miranda" Bracelet, Gold-Plated Rhinestone Clamper

One of the rarest pieces of costume jewelry
Approx. Size: Interior Dimension - 2.25" (5.7 cm); Width - 1.50" (4 cm)
Condition: Very good, no dead stones, very minor wear on the inside
Mark/Label: This piece is unmarked.  A matching brooch was made with Trademark #13 as a mark.
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  • The famous gold-plated clamper bracelet by Coro made in 1939.  
  • Dubbed the Carmen Miranda, this large openwork bracelet features large rhinestone camellias and daises with glass cabochon centers in red, blue and green.  
  • Rhinestone pave petals surround the cabochon centers with green enameled leaves hanging on the gold stems.  
  • This bracelet is very dimensional with each camelia sticking out almost 1/2 inch.
  • Tab closure has three rhinestones on the top.  
  • Carmen Miranda stacked two of these on her arm during the Cuanto La Gusta dance number in the 1949 movie A Date With Judy.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 25.00

1950s Coro Rhinestone & Silver Bracelet

Luxurious rhinestone bracelet by noted costume jewelry company Coro.
Approx. Size: 6.5" x .5" (16.5 x 12.5 cm). 
Condition: Very good, no dead stones. 
Mark/Label: Coro. 
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  • Large round sparkling rhinestones.
  • Set in a bright floral silver metal setting.  
  • Very pretty bracelet.
  • Perfect for your vintage wedding.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 18.00

1950s Pastel Rhinestone Bracelet by Coro

Unique pastel rhinestone bracelet in tones pink, yellow, light blue and green
Approx. Size:  6" (15 cm) .
Condition: Very Good .
Mark/Label: Coro ©. 
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone. 
  • Large round Coro rhinestone bracelet in pastel colors of pink, yellow, green and blue.
  • Each round faceted stone is separated by a stylized S-shaped spacer.  
  • Silver metal and rhodium backing really set off these sparkly rhinestones.
  • Very well made.
  • Fold-over clasp with safety chain.  

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.  Check out the VJSE blog article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 22.00

Mid Century Coro Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Brooch

Sophisticated and simply beautiful, the AB coating really makes this brooch sparkle
Approx. Size: 2.5" x 1.5" (6.5 x 4 cm)
Condition:  Very Good
Mark/Label: Coro
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This Coro brooch in a teardrop shape has two rows of brilliant aurora borealis rhinestones with overlapping brushed gold metal detail in the center. Beautiful piece of cocktail jewelry.  Looks fabulous on a hat.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines. Check out the VJSE blog article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 9.00

Vintage Coro Earrings, Pastel Bead Cluster Beads

Pretty pastel screw-clips from Coro.
Approx. Size: .75"  (2 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Coro
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Lovely pair of round cluster bead earrings, Marbled beads in tones of light green, pink, blue and brown. Screw clips with gold metal setting. Beautiful set for spring. JE18 

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.  Check out the VJSE blog article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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