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HOLLYCRAFT PHOTO ALBUM
to my COLLECTION OF HOLLYCRAFT PHOTO ALBUM

This album is a collection of some of the Hollycraft pieces and sets that I have the pleasure to own and wear for the past 20 years.

"We do not offer Jewelry Appraisals or Estimates"


 

1 - 124 of 124 Total.
28000 - 28500
1. 28000 - 28500 
127 Visits
89 Images
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27002 - 27999
2. 27002 - 27999 
141 Visits
263 Images
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26503 - 27000
3. 26503 - 27000 
119 Visits
62 Images
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26313 - 26502
4. 26313 - 26502 
72 Visits
173 Images
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26001 - 26312
5. 26001 - 26312 
69 Visits
300 Images
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25501 - 26000
6. 25501 - 26000 
57 Visits
483 Images
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25000 - 25500
7. 25000 - 25500 
214 Visits
62 Images
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 24501 to 24999
8. 24501 to 24999 
174 Visits
397 Images
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24001 - 24999
9. 24001 - 24999 
300 Visits
173 Images
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23300 - 23500
10. 23300 - 23500 
459 Visits
202 Images
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23701 to 24000
11. 23701 to 24000 
1393 Visits
279 Images
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1950 available for sale
12. 1950 available for sale 
159 Visits
7 Images
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Special Folder
13. Special Folder 
2153 Visits
321 Images
Shared Album
1939 unsigned Hollycraft
14. 1939 unsigned Hollycraft 
368 Visits
31 Images
Shared Album
Sterling
15. Sterling 
200 Visits
36 Images
Gallery Album
Hollycraft on Rubylane for Sale
16. Hollycraft on Rubylane for Sale 
2630 Visits
526 Images
Gallery Album
hollycraft.collector.gallery
17. hollycraft.collector.gallery 
2108 Visits
1218 Images
Gallery Album
April-25-2013
18. April-25-2013 
179 Visits
6 Images
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1959 for sale
19. 1959 for sale 
215 Visits
32 Images
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1959
20. 1959 
320 Visits
15 Images
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Pictures
21. Pictures 
565 Visits
152 Images
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Brooches
22. Brooches 
309 Visits
45 Images
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Gallery
23. Gallery 
596 Visits
347 Images
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Hollycraft 1957 Pastel Set 2 die 4
24. Hollycraft 1957 Pastel Set 2 die 4 
492 Visits
6 Images
Shared Album
August 2011
25. August 2011 
186 Visits
157 Images
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July
26. July 
156 Visits
35 Images
Shared Album
June2011
27. June2011 
90 Visits
47 Images
Shared Album
April 2011
28. April 2011 
115 Visits
50 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft
29. hollycraft 
316 Visits
660 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1951
30. hollycraft 1951 
646 Visits
28 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1950
31. hollycraft 1950 
235 Visits
124 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1952
32. hollycraft 1952 
164 Visits
49 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1953
33. hollycraft 1953 
219 Visits
169 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1954
34. Hollycraft 1954 
1492 Visits
118 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1955
35. hollycraft 1955 
250 Visits
192 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1956
36. hollycraft 1956 
239 Visits
64 Images
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hollycraft 1957
37. hollycraft 1957 
578 Visits
54 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1958
38. hollycraft 1958 
186 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1959
39. hollycraft 1959 
128 Visits
2 Images
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Hollycraft sold
40. Hollycraft sold 
755 Visits
335 Images
Shared Album
Christmas Tree
41. Christmas Tree 
327 Visits
70 Images
Shared Album
eBay sales
42. eBay sales  (October 21, 2010)
173 Visits
26 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1958 Red Cat Eyes
43. Hollycraft 1958 Red Cat Eyes 
420 Visits
63 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1958 Green Cat Eyes
44. Hollycraft 1958 Green Cat Eyes  
750 Visits
41 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1940's
45. Hollycraft 1940's 
398 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
Sterling Hollycraft 1946
46. Sterling Hollycraft 1946 
260 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
Photo Ebay
47. Photo Ebay  (September 2010)
199 Visits
179 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft with Gold Aurum Stones
48. Hollycraft with Gold Aurum Stones 
648 Visits
45 Images
Shared Album
RUBYPLAZA  - hollycraft jewelry for sale
49. RUBYPLAZA  - hollycraft jewelry for sale 
12933 Visits
784 Images
Shared Album
EBAY - Hollycraft for sale
50. EBAY - Hollycraft for sale   
7092 Visits
880 Images
Shared Album
ETSY - Hollycraft for sale
51. ETSY - Hollycraft for sale 
9051 Visits
345 Images
Shared Album
HOLLYCRAFT JEWELRY sold
52. HOLLYCRAFT JEWELRY sold 
1547 Visits
45 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Gallery Hollycraft Collector
53. Hollycraft Gallery Hollycraft Collector 
13400 Visits
607 Images
Shared Album
Want to buy Hollycraft Jewelry?
54. Want to buy Hollycraft Jewelry? 
158 Visits
2 Images
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Hollycraft Gallery of Items Sold
55. Hollycraft Gallery of Items Sold 
170 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Basquet Design
56. 1950 Hollycraft Basquet Design  (March 16, 2003)
2074 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Flower Design
57. 1950 Hollycraft Flower Design  (August 30, 2003)
16465 Visits
148 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Moon Stones & Color
58. 1950 Hollycraft Moon Stones & Color 
2572 Visits
36 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Prong Set Back Side
59. 1950 Hollycraft Prong Set Back Side  (September 28, 2005)
4709 Visits
76 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Pastel Color Rhinestones
60. 1950 Hollycraft Pastel Color Rhinestones  (August 30, 2003)
3823 Visits
420 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft
61. 1951 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
1980 Visits
22 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Aqua & Purple
62. 1951 Hollycraft Aqua & Purple  (August 30, 2003)
3201 Visits
33 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Bottle Design
63. 1951 Hollycraft Bottle Design  (August 30, 2005)
7047 Visits
67 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Baguettes
64. 1951 Hollycraft Baguettes 
1635 Visits
24 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Color Opals & Rhinestone
65. 1951 Hollycraft Color Opals & Rhinestone 
8841 Visits
116 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Large Brooch/Pin
66. 1951 Hollycraft Large Brooch/Pin 
1273 Visits
13 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Pastel Stones & Pearls
67. 1951 Hollycraft Pastel Stones & Pearls 
4661 Visits
44 Images
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1951 Hollycraft Delicat Design
68. 1951 Hollycraft Delicat Design 
1992 Visits
43 Images
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1952 Hollycraft Large Stones
69. 1952 Hollycraft Large Stones 
5551 Visits
119 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Rivoli Marguarita Stones
70. 1952 Hollycraft Rivoli Marguarita Stones 
1371 Visits
23 Images
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1952 Hollycraft Gold & Diamond
71. 1952 Hollycraft Gold & Diamond 
443 Visits
19 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Color Stone
72. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Color Stone 
1786 Visits
340 Images
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1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Red Stones
73. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Red Stones 
762 Visits
76 Images
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1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Green Stone
74. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Green Stone 
988 Visits
268 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Color Pearls
75. 1953 Hollycraft Color Pearls  (August 30, 2003)
19363 Visits
398 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Color on Gun Metal
76. 1953 Hollycraft Color on Gun Metal  (November 04, 2006)
621 Visits
62 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Flower Design
77. 1953 Hollycraft Flower Design  (November 04, 2006)
2483 Visits
68 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Delicat Design
78. 1953 Hollycraft Delicat Design  (November 04, 2006)
284 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold
79. 1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold 
1719 Visits
295 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold Tone
80. 1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold Tone 
1522 Visits
278 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Silver Crystal
81. 1953 Hollycraft Silver Crystal  (November 04, 2006)
684 Visits
26 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Navette Rhinestones
82. 1953 Hollycraft Navette Rhinestones 
1014 Visits
12 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Mini Enamel Flower
83. 1953 Hollycraft Mini Enamel Flower 
344 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1953 Pastel Hollycraft
84. 1953 Pastel Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
671 Visits
17 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Tulips on Gold Tone
85. 1953 Hollycraft Tulips on Gold Tone 
436 Visits
14 Images
Shared Album
1954 Purple, Green, Pink, Red, Citrine
86. 1954 Purple, Green, Pink, Red, Citrine   (August 30, 2003)
1266 Visits
34 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft Color Flower
87. 1954 Hollycraft Color Flower 
1360 Visits
308 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft Color Pearls
88. 1954 Hollycraft Color Pearls 
1611 Visits
379 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft dated
89. 1954 Hollycraft dated  (August 30, 2003)
655 Visits
38 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft
90. 1955 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
850 Visits
47 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Pastel
91. 1955 Hollycraft Pastel  (August 30, 2003)
163 Visits
44 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Paisley
92. 1955 Hollycraft Paisley 
13106 Visits
411 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Delicat design
93. 1955 Hollycraft Delicat design 
3492 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft
94. 1956 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
1032 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft Haskell - like
95. 1956 Hollycraft Haskell - like  (November 29, 2007)
2329 Visits
32 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft Flower Baguettes
96. 1956 Hollycraft Flower Baguettes 
5037 Visits
85 Images
Shared Album
1957 Hollycraft
97. 1957 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
1307 Visits
18 Images
Shared Album
1957 Hollycraft Pastel
98. 1957 Hollycraft Pastel  (August 30, 2003)
1504 Visits
368 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft
99. 1958 Hollycraft   (August 30, 2003)
553 Visits
21 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Copper AB Blue
100. 1958 Hollycraft Copper AB Blue  (July 23, 2005)
391 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Green AB Opal
101. 1958 Hollycraft Green AB Opal  (July 23, 2005)
3895 Visits
79 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Blue AB Opal
102. 1958 Hollycraft Blue AB Opal  (August 30, 2003)
1439 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft AB Red Opal
103. 1958 Hollycraft AB Red Opal  (August 30, 2003)
4273 Visits
74 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft
104. 1959 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
573 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB beads
105. 1959 Hollycraft AB beads  (November 04, 2006)
388 Visits
17 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB Color
106. 1959 Hollycraft AB Color  (September 21, 2007)
954 Visits
124 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB Color Dangling
107. 1959 Hollycraft AB Color Dangling  (September 21, 2007)
2638 Visits
43 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft Antique Copper
108. 1959 Hollycraft Antique Copper  (January 4, 2006)
457 Visits
24 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Crackle Stones
109. 1960's Hollycraft Crackle Stones  (January 24, 2006)
498 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Opal
110. 1960's Hollycraft Opal  (November 04, 2006)
888 Visits
115 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Hinged Bracelets
111. Hollycraft Hinged Bracelets 
1199 Visits
311 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Creatures
112. Hollycraft Creatures 
907 Visits
68 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Christmas
113. Hollycraft Christmas  (11/04/2006)
11414 Visits
343 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft.1950.Basquet.Design
114. Hollycraft.1950.Basquet.Design  (August 30, 2003)
1136 Visits
97 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Rings
115. Hollycraft Rings  (September 30, 2007)
817 Visits
232 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Fruits & Berries
116. Hollycraft Fruits & Berries  (Oct 23,2005)
746 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Multi Color
117. 1960's Hollycraft Multi Color  (September 25, 2007)
3411 Visits
195 Images
Shared Album
1960's Holllycraft Jelly Belly
118. 1960's Holllycraft Jelly Belly  (September 21, 2007)
2651 Visits
76 Images
Shared Album
Engraved Hollycraft
119. Engraved Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
699 Visits
11 Images
Shared Album
Undated Hollycraft
120. Undated Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
629 Visits
21 Images
Shared Album
Holly
121. Holly  (July 29, 2005)
835 Visits
66 Images
Shared Album
Special
122. Special  (April 4, 2008)
542 Visits
28 Images
Shared Album
Purple Jewelry
123. Purple Jewelry  (March 28, 2008)
1260 Visits
131 Images
Shared Album
Other Hollycraft
124. Other Hollycraft  (March 8, 2008)
227 Visits
46 Images
Shared Album
 
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HISTORY OF HOLLYCRAFT COSTUME JEWELRY

This company began in 1948 as Hollywood Jewelry, but the mark was soon changed to Hollycraft because of possible confusion with Joseff of Hollywood. Known for its quality pieces, Hollycraft is very popular with vintage costume jewelry collectors. Hollycraft designs were sold to jobbers who were then responsible for the production and distribution of the actual pieces.

To the delight of present day collectors, Hollycraft pieces from the 1950s were often, but not always, marked with the date of the design. In fact, there are some costume jewelry enthusiasts who collect Hollycraft jewelry only from a specific year!

Some of the most popular designs from the 1950s are those using pastel stones of amethyst, aqua, citrine, pink, olivine, etc. in rich and complex patterns. These pieces are nearly always done in goldtone metal findings.

Because coordinating sets of jewelry were so popular in the 1950s and early 1960s, Hollycraft created wonderful complete sets, or parures, which included necklace, earrings, bracelet, brooch and sometimes a ring. Matched sets are more difficult to come by as pieces get lost or become damaged over the years, therefore they often have an increased value to collectors.

The company was sold by founder/designer Joseph Chorbajian in the early 1970s, and manufacture of Hollycraft jewelry ceased sometime in the late 1970s. But with the excellent craftsmanship and designs, the legacy lives on.

 

The Hollywood Jewelry Manufacturing Company, maker of designer costume jewelry, opened for business in 1938 located in New York City. There were three founders: Joseph Chorbajian, an Armenian immigrant; a cousin of Chorbajian whose name has since been lost; and Jack Hazard.

The Hollycraft Jewelry name
The Hollywood Jewelry Manufacturing Company started using the Hollycraft name in 1948, perhaps because of customer confusion between Hollywood Jewelry Manufacturing’s jewelry and jewelry produced by Joseph of Hollywood. Hanging tags with Hollycraft on one side and “Created by Hollywood Jewelry Mfg. New York” on the flip side originated during that same year.

Hollycraft costume jewelry of the 1950s
The heyday for many Hollycraft collectors is jewelry produced during the 1950s. For one thing, Hollywood Jewelry Manufacturing started marking dates on Hollycraft costume jewelry around 1950, making the jewelry easier to identify. In fact, because of the dating process, and the addition the © sign to Hollycraft costume jewelry after 1955, many collectors choose to collect Hollycraft vintage jewelry by the year.

The look of Hollycraft vintage jewelry
There are two interlocking Hollycraft jewelry signatures to look for. First, Hollycraft vintage jewelry is prized for its beautiful designs using rich, pastel-colored rhinestones. Some designs used a single color, while others used several sparkly colors.

The other line for which Hollywood Jewelry Company is famous is the Christmas Tree Line, which included Christmas tree pins and Christmas tree earrings, one of founder Joseph Chorbajian’s projects. There was other Christmas jewelry, including a charming red-enameled Santa Claus marching along while carrying a sack of presents, and cute Christmas lantern earrings.

Collecting vintage Hollycraft costume jewelry
The costs of vintage Hollycraft costume jewelry are on the rise, particularly for Christmas Tree jewelry, rhinestone bracelets and rhinestone necklace and earring sets. Make sure that all of the rhinestones are still in place before buying a piece. While you may be able to purchase a replacement stone, replacing the stone will add to the overall cost of the piece, and the replacement stone may not be available.

Try to buy vintage Hollycraft costume jewelry in sets if that is the way that the jewelry was originally sold. It also adds to the value if you can find vintage Hollycraft costume jewelry in its original box.