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This is a vintage silver-tone necklace with a silver,
and white geometric designed pendant area.
It has a serpentine chain, with a secure spring ring clasp.
It is lightweight and easy to wear.
SIGNATURES: It is signed Hobe with the copyright © symbol.
ERA: 1960's This mark was used from 1958-1983.
CONDITION: Very very good pre-owned condition. I see no issues.
SIZE: Chain 18" long, and the pendant is 4 1/4" x 2 1/4".
HISTORY: The company was founded by Jacques Hobe, in 1883 in France.
After WW-ll William Hobe', the son, moved the company to the U.S.A.
In California he made jewelry for the Ziegfeld Follies, and catered to the Hollywood crowd.
Hobe jewelry is still being made, but has nothing to do with the original family.
Hobe provided jewelry to high end department stores and expensive boutiques.
It was the "darling" of Hollywood starlets in the 50's.
RETRO Hobe Necklace - 1960's