1939 Coro Flower Statement Bracelet, “Carmen Miranda”, Gold-Plated

$1,495.00

This Carmen Miranda bracelet by Coro is 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.
Era: 1930s.
Mark/Label: This piece is unmarked.  A matching brooch was made with Trademark #13 as a mark.
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Description

The 1939 Coro flower statement bracelet  – a triumph in costume jewelry design.

Carmen Miranda Bracelet Details

  • This large openwork statement 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.
  • Dubbed the Carmen Miranda bracelet due to an appearance in the 1949 movie A Date With Judy.  Miranda stacked two of these on her arm during the Cuanto La Gusta dance number.

Who was Coro/Corocraft/Vendome

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.

Major lines included Coro, Corocraft, and Vendome.  Vendome was considered the most exclusive line and was featured at high-end department stores.  Regular department stores that carried the main Coro lines were not allowed to carry Vendome

Coro 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.  Click on this link for a complete list. 

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