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1939 Coro "Carmen Miranda" Rhinestone Gold-Plated Bracelet

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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...

  • 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.
    Vintage item - Get it before it’s gone.

    • 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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