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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 - 118 of 118 Total.
25000 - 25500
1. 25000 - 25500 
79 Visits
62 Images
Gallery Album
 24501 to 24999
2. 24501 to 24999 
32 Visits
397 Images
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24001 - 24999
3. 24001 - 24999 
114 Visits
173 Images
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23300 - 23500
4. 23300 - 23500 
305 Visits
202 Images
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23701 to 24000
5. 23701 to 24000 
91 Visits
279 Images
Gallery Album
1950 available for sale
6. 1950 available for sale 
23 Visits
7 Images
Gallery Album
Special Folder
7. Special Folder 
64 Visits
321 Images
Shared Album
1939 unsigned Hollycraft
8. 1939 unsigned Hollycraft 
59 Visits
31 Images
Shared Album
Sterling
9. Sterling 
68 Visits
36 Images
Gallery Album
Hollycraft on Rubylane for Sale
10. Hollycraft on Rubylane for Sale 
908 Visits
526 Images
Gallery Album
hollycraft.collector.gallery
11. hollycraft.collector.gallery 
1871 Visits
1218 Images
Gallery Album
April-25-2013
12. April-25-2013 
80 Visits
6 Images
Gallery Album
1959 for sale
13. 1959 for sale 
123 Visits
32 Images
Gallery Album
1959
14. 1959 
206 Visits
15 Images
Gallery Album
Pictures
15. Pictures 
488 Visits
152 Images
Gallery Album
Brooches
16. Brooches 
210 Visits
45 Images
Gallery Album
Gallery
17. Gallery 
504 Visits
347 Images
Gallery Album
Hollycraft 1957 Pastel Set 2 die 4
18. Hollycraft 1957 Pastel Set 2 die 4 
362 Visits
6 Images
Shared Album
August 2011
19. August 2011 
108 Visits
157 Images
Gallery Album
July
20. July 
90 Visits
35 Images
Shared Album
June2011
21. June2011 
48 Visits
47 Images
Shared Album
April 2011
22. April 2011 
54 Visits
50 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft
23. hollycraft 
157 Visits
660 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1951
24. hollycraft 1951 
176 Visits
28 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1950
25. hollycraft 1950 
73 Visits
124 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1952
26. hollycraft 1952 
74 Visits
49 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1953
27. hollycraft 1953 
108 Visits
169 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1954
28. Hollycraft 1954 
119 Visits
118 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1955
29. hollycraft 1955 
121 Visits
192 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1956
30. hollycraft 1956 
81 Visits
64 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1957
31. hollycraft 1957 
89 Visits
54 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1958
32. hollycraft 1958 
89 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
hollycraft 1959
33. hollycraft 1959 
64 Visits
2 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft sold
34. Hollycraft sold 
691 Visits
335 Images
Shared Album
Christmas Tree
35. Christmas Tree 
272 Visits
70 Images
Shared Album
eBay sales
36. eBay sales  (October 21, 2010)
114 Visits
26 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1958 Red Cat Eyes
37. Hollycraft 1958 Red Cat Eyes 
338 Visits
63 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1958 Green Cat Eyes
38. Hollycraft 1958 Green Cat Eyes  
466 Visits
41 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft 1940's
39. Hollycraft 1940's 
311 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
Sterling Hollycraft 1946
40. Sterling Hollycraft 1946 
203 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
Photo Ebay
41. Photo Ebay  (September 2010)
105 Visits
179 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft with Gold Aurum Stones
42. Hollycraft with Gold Aurum Stones 
105 Visits
45 Images
Shared Album
RUBYPLAZA  - hollycraft jewelry for sale
43. RUBYPLAZA  - hollycraft jewelry for sale 
12842 Visits
784 Images
Shared Album
EBAY - Hollycraft for sale
44. EBAY - Hollycraft for sale   
156 Visits
880 Images
Shared Album
ETSY - Hollycraft for sale
45. ETSY - Hollycraft for sale 
6836 Visits
345 Images
Shared Album
HOLLYCRAFT JEWELRY sold
46. HOLLYCRAFT JEWELRY sold 
1449 Visits
45 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Gallery Hollycraft Collector
47. Hollycraft Gallery Hollycraft Collector 
13292 Visits
607 Images
Shared Album
Want to buy Hollycraft Jewelry?
48. Want to buy Hollycraft Jewelry? 
75 Visits
2 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Gallery of Items Sold
49. Hollycraft Gallery of Items Sold 
62 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Basquet Design
50. 1950 Hollycraft Basquet Design  (March 16, 2003)
2021 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Flower Design
51. 1950 Hollycraft Flower Design  (August 30, 2003)
12108 Visits
148 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Moon Stones & Color
52. 1950 Hollycraft Moon Stones & Color 
2506 Visits
36 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Prong Set Back Side
53. 1950 Hollycraft Prong Set Back Side  (September 28, 2005)
4637 Visits
76 Images
Shared Album
1950 Hollycraft Pastel Color Rhinestones
54. 1950 Hollycraft Pastel Color Rhinestones  (August 30, 2003)
3726 Visits
420 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft
55. 1951 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
1923 Visits
22 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Aqua & Purple
56. 1951 Hollycraft Aqua & Purple  (August 30, 2003)
3148 Visits
33 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Bottle Design
57. 1951 Hollycraft Bottle Design  (August 30, 2005)
6968 Visits
67 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Baguettes
58. 1951 Hollycraft Baguettes 
1574 Visits
24 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Color Opals & Rhinestone
59. 1951 Hollycraft Color Opals & Rhinestone 
7608 Visits
116 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Large Brooch/Pin
60. 1951 Hollycraft Large Brooch/Pin 
746 Visits
13 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Pastel Stones & Pearls
61. 1951 Hollycraft Pastel Stones & Pearls 
4153 Visits
44 Images
Shared Album
1951 Hollycraft Delicat Design
62. 1951 Hollycraft Delicat Design 
1948 Visits
43 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Large Stones
63. 1952 Hollycraft Large Stones 
5470 Visits
119 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Rivoli Marguarita Stones
64. 1952 Hollycraft Rivoli Marguarita Stones 
1245 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Gold & Diamond
65. 1952 Hollycraft Gold & Diamond 
377 Visits
19 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Color Stone
66. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Color Stone 
1707 Visits
340 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Red Stones
67. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Red Stones 
700 Visits
76 Images
Shared Album
1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Green Stone
68. 1952 Hollycraft Light & Dark Green Stone 
918 Visits
268 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Color Pearls
69. 1953 Hollycraft Color Pearls  (August 30, 2003)
19257 Visits
398 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Color on Gun Metal
70. 1953 Hollycraft Color on Gun Metal  (November 04, 2006)
566 Visits
62 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Flower Design
71. 1953 Hollycraft Flower Design  (November 04, 2006)
841 Visits
68 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Delicat Design
72. 1953 Hollycraft Delicat Design  (November 04, 2006)
220 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold
73. 1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold 
1662 Visits
295 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold Tone
74. 1953 Hollycraft Pastel on Gold Tone 
1452 Visits
278 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Silver Crystal
75. 1953 Hollycraft Silver Crystal  (November 04, 2006)
484 Visits
26 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Navette Rhinestones
76. 1953 Hollycraft Navette Rhinestones 
673 Visits
12 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Mini Enamel Flower
77. 1953 Hollycraft Mini Enamel Flower 
255 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1953 Pastel Hollycraft
78. 1953 Pastel Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
469 Visits
17 Images
Shared Album
1953 Hollycraft Tulips on Gold Tone
79. 1953 Hollycraft Tulips on Gold Tone 
327 Visits
14 Images
Shared Album
1954 Purple, Green, Pink, Red, Citrine
80. 1954 Purple, Green, Pink, Red, Citrine   (August 30, 2003)
948 Visits
34 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft Color Flower
81. 1954 Hollycraft Color Flower 
1274 Visits
308 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft Color Pearls
82. 1954 Hollycraft Color Pearls 
1522 Visits
379 Images
Shared Album
1954 Hollycraft dated
83. 1954 Hollycraft dated  (August 30, 2003)
562 Visits
38 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft
84. 1955 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
692 Visits
47 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Pastel
85. 1955 Hollycraft Pastel  (August 30, 2003)
74 Visits
44 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Paisley
86. 1955 Hollycraft Paisley 
13016 Visits
411 Images
Shared Album
1955 Hollycraft Delicat design
87. 1955 Hollycraft Delicat design 
3439 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft
88. 1956 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
208 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft Haskell - like
89. 1956 Hollycraft Haskell - like  (November 29, 2007)
2266 Visits
32 Images
Shared Album
1956 Hollycraft Flower Baguettes
90. 1956 Hollycraft Flower Baguettes 
4917 Visits
85 Images
Shared Album
1957 Hollycraft
91. 1957 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
709 Visits
18 Images
Shared Album
1957 Hollycraft Pastel
92. 1957 Hollycraft Pastel  (August 30, 2003)
1370 Visits
368 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft
93. 1958 Hollycraft   (August 30, 2003)
460 Visits
21 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Copper AB Blue
94. 1958 Hollycraft Copper AB Blue  (July 23, 2005)
354 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Green AB Opal
95. 1958 Hollycraft Green AB Opal  (July 23, 2005)
3808 Visits
79 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft Blue AB Opal
96. 1958 Hollycraft Blue AB Opal  (August 30, 2003)
1384 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1958 Hollycraft AB Red Opal
97. 1958 Hollycraft AB Red Opal  (August 30, 2003)
4205 Visits
74 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft
98. 1959 Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
511 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB beads
99. 1959 Hollycraft AB beads  (November 04, 2006)
295 Visits
17 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB Color
100. 1959 Hollycraft AB Color  (September 21, 2007)
887 Visits
124 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft AB Color Dangling
101. 1959 Hollycraft AB Color Dangling  (September 21, 2007)
2546 Visits
43 Images
Shared Album
1959 Hollycraft Antique Copper
102. 1959 Hollycraft Antique Copper  (January 4, 2006)
390 Visits
24 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Crackle Stones
103. 1960's Hollycraft Crackle Stones  (January 24, 2006)
443 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Opal
104. 1960's Hollycraft Opal  (November 04, 2006)
795 Visits
115 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Hinged Bracelets
105. Hollycraft Hinged Bracelets 
1102 Visits
311 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Creatures
106. Hollycraft Creatures 
777 Visits
68 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Christmas
107. Hollycraft Christmas  (11/04/2006)
416 Visits
343 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft.1950.Basquet.Design
108. Hollycraft.1950.Basquet.Design  (August 30, 2003)
672 Visits
97 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Rings
109. Hollycraft Rings  (September 30, 2007)
734 Visits
232 Images
Shared Album
Hollycraft Fruits & Berries
110. Hollycraft Fruits & Berries  (Oct 23,2005)
550 Visits
23 Images
Shared Album
1960's Hollycraft Multi Color
111. 1960's Hollycraft Multi Color  (September 25, 2007)
1324 Visits
195 Images
Shared Album
1960's Holllycraft Jelly Belly
112. 1960's Holllycraft Jelly Belly  (September 21, 2007)
675 Visits
76 Images
Shared Album
Engraved Hollycraft
113. Engraved Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
632 Visits
11 Images
Shared Album
Undated Hollycraft
114. Undated Hollycraft  (August 30, 2003)
559 Visits
21 Images
Shared Album
Holly
115. Holly  (July 29, 2005)
764 Visits
66 Images
Shared Album
Special
116. Special  (April 4, 2008)
443 Visits
28 Images
Shared Album
Purple Jewelry
117. Purple Jewelry  (March 28, 2008)
1099 Visits
131 Images
Shared Album
Other Hollycraft
118. Other Hollycraft  (March 8, 2008)
145 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.