Designer Daniel Kasoff worked hard to achieve his professional standing. In 1948 he opened his own business and in 1950 was joined by son, Larry. The brand name "Florenza" was for Dan's wife, Florence. Only Kasoff original creations were so marked, with destinations as Saks 5th Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Bloomingdale's. The company closed in 1980.
This lovely brooch and earring set, reflecting old world influence, is composed of stacked, gold-tone edged, rhombus-shaped layers of emerald green and cobalt blue enamel, topped with a faux turquoise oval cabochon. The brooch measures 2 1/4" long and 1 3/4" wide, with safely clasp mechanism; the earrings are 1" long and 3/4" wide, with secure clips. Each piece is stamped "Florenza" with the copyright symbol. Striking color combination in near mint condition.
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