Krussman & Fishel of New York is and has been a very well known company, both in the United States and abroad.
They frequently used precious metals in their
designs and they paid attention to detail which resulted in lovely costume jewelry that is quite collectible today.
Their mark was first used December 1937. One of their early
marks featured a crown above the T and first used in 1939.
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They made a wide range of jewelry including shoe & belt buckles, hat pins, dress clips, barretts,
tiaras, cuff links, and of course, necklaces, bracelets, sets, & parures.
They are well known for their 'crown' pins that are still collected today.
Additionally, during WWII they made fine patriotic jewelry
like flags, emblems and eagles that was wildly popular.
of their top designers were Alfred Philippe & Carl Fiskel.
Trifari and Leo Krussman are known as the 'Founding Fathers' of costume jewelry.
They were also the first costume jewelry company to advertise nationally.
Trifari jewelry is high quality and has been
very popular throughout the years.