Robert Levey, Davis Jaffe and Irving Landsman founded the Fashioncraft Jewelry Company in New York City in 1942. The company changed its name to Robert Originals, Inc about 1960. Their designs have natural and floral motifs with the use of faux pearls, colored glass, crystal beads and high quality imported rhinestones. The company closed in 1979. The "Original by Robert" mark was used from 1942 - 1979, with a copyright symbol added after 1955.
This colorful brooch will be great for casual or formal attire. Designed of gold-tone findings in a dome shape it incorporates two simple elements for a dramatic effect. The motif consists of white navette sets and several sizes of orange beads to form a floral arrangement. The brooch measures 1 1/2" across with a safety clasp mechanism and attached hook so it can be worn as a pendant with your favorite gold-tone chain. It is stamped "Original by Robert" within an artist pallet-shaped cartouche with copyright symbol. Great condition with no damages.