vtg DEJA Hand Holding Pearl Figural Pin RHINESTONE CUFF

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 06, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

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Magnificent figural HAND HOLDING faux PEARL pin signed Deja Original (the Original part is partially rubbed off). This company was actually known as Deja Costume Jewelry owned and run by Solomon Finkelstein. I can say with absolute certainty that this pin was made either in the years 1939 or 1940. The reason being is that on January 17, 1941 DuJay, Inc to Solomon to court over the use of the name Deja and won! Hence the jewelry was marked Reja and Reja sterling. Unfortunately the company went bankrupt in 1952!

Lucky for us that we then can enjoy this spectacular vintage costume jewelry figural pin today! Measuring 1 5/8th inches long and 1 inch wide, it is lovely sculpted Hand holding a large bezel set faux Pearl! The color of the hand is black and it has been enameled. You can see the loving detail work that went into this piece in the fingernails at end of hand. The pearl is very beautiful and a full 1/4 of an inch in diameter.

At the other end of the pin is the equally stunning and very beautiful Cuff that is done in a gold tone metal and 7 bezel set clear diamond rhinestones! Against the black the gold and rhinestone combo
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