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Cow: ACCESSOCRAFT and CASTLECLIFF

ACCESSOCRAFT:
Accessocraft was founed in 1930 by Edgar Rodelheimer and Theodore Steinman.Accessocraft introduced the elaborate magnifying glass necklaces and opera glasses and they are also the inventers of the cobra belts. Also produced 10's of thousands of war relief pins. They closed in 1998.

CASTLECLIFF:
Founded in 1918 by Clifford Furst and Joseph Bobley..Castlecliff manufactured their own jewelry which was sold only in the finest stores.Production ended in 1960's..

Excerpts taken from Costume Jewelers The Golden Age of Design by Joanne Dubbs Ball.

Date(s): August 10, 2010. Album by Jewelry Ring. 1 - 75 of 75 Total. 8407 Visits.
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Accessocraft Brooch

Compliments of Dotty Stringfield

Illusion Jewels Vintage Costume Jewelry


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Accessocraft AD

Courtesy of Dotty Stringfield


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Castlecliff Bell pin

Courtesy of Dotty Stringfield


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Castlecliff Mum Brooch

Courtesy of Dotty Stringfield


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Castlecliff AD

Courtesy of Dotty Stringfield


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Accessocraft necklace with Bakelite beads and faux jade glass stones, this thing is HUGE!
Beads are not as dark as shown in photo, more of an avocado color.

Compliments of Dan Day

The Queen's Jewels


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Accessocraft lion necklace, all gold-tone and very heavy.

Courtesy of Dan Day


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Castlecliff acrostic brooch "DEAREST", note heart shaped lovebird bodies.

Courtesy of Dan Day


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Castlecliff Sterling with gold wash rabbit pin with clear rhinestones, looks real.

Courtesy of Dan Day


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Castlecliff floral Brooch

Compliments of Pat Seal

Treasures From Yesterday Vintage Jewelry


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Magnificent Castlecliff Egyptian Revival 1960 Enamel Pendant & Snake Chain Necklace 1960-1970

Compliments of Sharon Donson

Yorkshire Lane Antiques & Collectibles


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Accessocraft,  Patent No. 123071  40% of profits went to Bundles for Britain and British War Relief.  Viven Leigh is shown wearing this pin (although you can hardly see it) on p. 35 of Brunialti's American Costume Jewelry.  Designed by Robert Appleby.  Also in Brunaldi's Tribute to America.

Compliments of Leila Huhman

Yesterday's Rock Stars


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Larry Vrba for Castlecliff Indian motif Book Piece described as "Indian Motif". The necklace is in Roseann Ettinger's Popular 60's, 70's book


Compliments of Kathy Taylor

Kathy's Vintage Jewels


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Castlecliff Signature on Larry Vrba necklace

Courtesy of Kathy Taylor


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Look what happened..Linda's earrings slipped over to Kathy's necklace..Now they are a set and very happy...

Courtesy of Kathy Taylor


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Larry Vrba Earrings to match the necklace in pic #13.

Compliments of Linda Kent

Hampton Estates on eBay


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Castlecliff Bracelet.  Clasp forms flower!

Courtesy of Kathy Taylor


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Castlecliff Single Strand Long Necklace and Earrings with Original Paper Tag

Courtesy of Kathy Taylor


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Massive Castlecliff Set

Courtesy of Linda Kent


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Vintage WWII Sterling Silver Accessocraft Official Navy Relief Society Lapel Pin


Compliments of Polly Curtiss


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Close up of back

Courtesy of Polly Curtiss


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Patent for pin

Courtesy of Polly Curtiss


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Pretty Castlecliff Flower Pin

Compliments of Leesa Axley

Waaalaa on Ruby Lane


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Close up of signature

Courtesy of Leesa Axley


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Castlecliff demi, brown and gray torsade with earrings.

Compliments of the Cat Thompson Collection


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Close up of signature

Courtesy of Cat Thompson


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Trembler brooch and earring set by Castlecliff

Compliments of Kathy Small

Small Treasures on Etsy


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Pretty Castlecliff Necklace

Compliments of Erin Buffaline

Jewelage-Jewels on eBay


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Close up of signature

Courtesy of Erin Buffaline


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Accessocraft Gold Modernist Rhinestone Earrings

Compliments of Terri Weaver


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Castlecliff Owl Pin

Compliments of Alison Gadberry

Alison's Antiques & Vintage Jewelry


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Huge Accessocraft Lion Breastplate Necklace

Compliments of Lorna Breshears

Jewelry Addiction


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Magnificent Castlecliff ostrich Pin

Picture compliments of Carolyn Louise Newhouse


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Castlecliff Golden Aurum Lead Crystal 5 Strand Necklace & Earrings Set

Compliments of Cheri Van Hoover

Milky Way Jewels


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Castlecliff AD in Vogue 1956

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Castlecliff Stupendous Asian Theme Breastplate Necklace & Earrings Set

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Close up of mark

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Castlecliff AD 1961

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Castlecliff Dangly Blue Bead Earrings

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Accessocraft AD 1952

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Accessocraft Topaz Rhinestone Brooch

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Rare Castlecliff Sterling Fur Clips

Compliments of Lee Caplan

Faux Jewels


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CastleCliff Bead Necklace

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Accessocraft Butterfly pin

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Castlecliff AD Oct 1957

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Castlecliff Topaz & Citrine Cabochons Bangle Bracelet

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Castlecliff AD 1947

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Accessocraft Blue Enamel Flower Pin

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Castlecliff AD 1947
Harper's Bazaar

Courtesy of Lee Caplan


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Accessocraft Crown Pin

Compliments of the Kathy Flood Collection


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Accessocraft Pendant Necklace

Compliments of Barbara Diddle-Czeh

Vintage Jewelry Plus


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Pretty Castlecliff necklace

Courtesy of Barbara Diddle Czeh


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Pretty Castlecliff Bracelet

Compliments of Bobye Syverson

The Enchanted Castle


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Castlecliff division of Piccard

Courtesy of Bobye Syverson


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The hang tag says "Preston Manser for Castlecliff".  The back of this tag shows a castle.

Courtesy of Bobye Syverson


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Mark on one earring, very tiny "Castlecliff"

Courtesy of Bobye Syverson


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Gorgeous Castlecliff Bracelet

Compliments of Linda Kripke

Link 2 Jewels


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Dimensional flower in clear rhinestones by Castlecliff.
Signature is the less common CASTLEMARK, just as shown on RCJ.
Center part is a separate piece attached with a screw from the back. Circa 1950.

Compliments of the Linda Jo Mitchell Collection


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Accessocraft Pin

Compliments of Lilly Vittetow

Lilly's Vintage Jewelry


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Pretty Accessocraft earrings

Courtesy of Lilly Vittetow


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Lovely Castlecliff Bangle

Compliments of Cheryl Killmer

Past Perfection


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Castlecliff pendant necklace

Courtesy of Cheryl Killmer


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close up of signature

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Cute Castlecliff owl Pin

Courtesy of Cheryl Killmer


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Huge Accessocraft Necklace

Compliments of Vera Battemarco

Get Glam!


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Close up of mark

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Castlecliff AD early 1960's

Courtesy of Vera Battemarco


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Lovely Castlecliff fur pin clip

Courtesy of Vera Battemarco


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Close up view of back

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Castlecliff Pineapple brooch

Courtesy of Vera Battemarco


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Amazing Castlecliff sterling bat Pin

Compliments of Sheri Weiss

Boo Bears Baubles


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Castlecliff Multi Drop Necklace

Courtesy of Sheri Weiss


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Castlecliff Green Cabochon Brooch and Earrings

Courtesy of Sheri Weiss


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Castlecliff Fox Bracelet

Courtesy of Sheri Weiss


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This piece was designed by Clifford Furst.
He was the owner of Castlecliff according to Larry Vrba, and the senior designer for many years.

Courtesy of Sheri Weiss