Jacques Hobe, a master craftsman a jeweler to the French court, founded the Hobe Company in 1887 in Paris. His grandson William Hobe immigrated to New York City in the mid 1920s and established Hobe et Cie, a family business producing high quality costume jewelry.

Florence Ziegfeld commissioned Hobe to make stage jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies leading to Hobe’s long association with the film industry.  By the 1940s, Hobe jewelry was billed as “Jewels of Legendary Splendor” and advertised in magazines modeled by Hollywood’s movie stars such as Bette Davis and Carole Lombard. The family stopped producing jewelry in the 1990s, but a Hobe company still produces jewelry today.

$ 35.00

1950s Hobe Pearl & Rhinestone Earrings

The detail on these vintage Hobe earrings is stunning

Approx. Size: 1.5" diameter (3.8 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Hobe

One of a Kind Vintage Item – Buy Now

 

Gold metal rounds are studded with an array of clear round and baguette rhinestones. The center is filled with a detailed brushed gold metal leaf covered in blue aurora borealis rhinestones and one large faux pearl and two smaller ones. 

Jacques Hobe, a master craftsman a jeweler to the French court, founded the Hobe Company in 1887 in Paris. His grandson William Hobe immigrated to New York City in the mid 1920s and established Hobe et Cie, a family business producing high quality costume jewelry.
Florence Ziegfeld commissioned Hobe to make stage jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies leading to Hobe’s long association with the film industry. By the 1940s, Hobe jewelry was billed as “Jewels of Legendary Splendor" and advertised in magazines modeled by Hollywood’s movie stars such as Bette Davis and Carole Lombard. The family stopped producing jewelry in the 1990s, but a Hobe company still produces jewelry today.

 

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$ 18.00

1950s Milk Glass Cluster Bead Earrings by Hobe

This type of white glass is called milk glass

Approx. Size: 1" (2.5 cm) diameter

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Hobe

 

Beautiful white glass earrings, often called milk glass. Molded glass beads surround a center white glass cabachon. Small faux pearls complete the look in a silver metal setting.  

Jacques Hobe', a master craftsman a jeweler to the French court, founded the Hobe Company in 1887 in Paris. His grandson William Hobe immigrated to New York City in the mid 1920s and established Hobe et Cie, a family business producing high quality costume jewelry.

Florence Ziegfeld commissioned Hobe to make stage jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies leading to Hobe’s long association with the film industry. By the 1940s, Hobe jewelry was billed as “Jewels of Legendary Splendor" and advertised in magazines modeled by Hollywood’s movie stars such as Bette Davis and Carole Lombard. The family stopped producing jewelry in the 1990s, but a Hobe company still produces jewelry today.

 

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$ 95.00

Mid Century Cuff Bracelet by Hobe, Rhinestones on Gold Metal Mesh

This one is a real showstopper

Approx. Size: 2" wide; 2.5" interior diameter

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Hobe ©

One of a kind vintage bracelet - Get it before it's gone

 

Wide gold metal mesh cuff bracelet with diagonal rows of rhinestones. Rhinestones are set on top of the mesh adding a real dimensional feel. So mid century and so contemporary at the same time. Hobe has always been my personal favorite in costume jewelry due to their quality and imaginative designs. Hobe rarely looks dated as this bracelet proves. JB55

Jacques Hobe', a master craftsman a jeweler to the French court, founded the Hobe Company in 1887 in Paris. His grandson William Hobe immigrated to New York City in the mid 1920s and established Hobe et Cie, a family business producing high quality costume jewelry.

Florence Ziegfeld commissioned Hobe to make stage jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies leading to Hobe’s long association with the film industry. In fact, many believe the term costume jewlery was coined due to this association. By the 1940s, Hobe jewelry was billed as “Jewels of Legendary Splendor" and advertised in magazines modeled by Hollywood’s movie stars such as Bette Davis and Carole Lombard. The family stopped producing jewelry in the 1990s, but differen company still produces jewelry today under the Hobe name.

  

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$ 18.00

Mid-Century Green & Gold Cluster Bead Earrings by Hobe

Beautiful tone of green beads in this pair of clip earrings

Approx. Size: 1" (2.5 cm) diameter

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label: Hobe

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Beautiful clip earrings with light green translucent beads interspersed with gold and ivory tone beads. Distinctive Hobe filigree gold tone backs. 

Jacques Hobe', a master craftsman a jeweler to the French court, founded the Hobe Company in 1887 in Paris. His grandson William Hobe immigrated to New York City in the mid 1920s and established Hobe et Cie, a family business producing high quality costume jewelry.  Florence Ziegfeld commissioned Hobe to make stage jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies leading to Hobe’s long association with the film industry. By the 1940s, Hobe jewelry was billed as “Jewels of Legendary Splendor" and advertised in magazines modeled by Hollywood’s movie stars such as Bette Davis and Carole Lombard. The family stopped producing jewelry in the 1990s, but a Hobe company still produces jewelry today.

 

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