Jewels of Yesteryear. These pins began disappearing off the clothing. This relationship ended in the mid 's. Due to metal shortages during WWII, sterling silver settings were abandoned and eventually rhodium plating became the norm. Rodium maintains its beauty and is impervious to most tarnish conditions. If you put your cursor over the pictures shown at the left there is more information.
Vintage Eisenberg Jewelry
Vintage Eisenberg - Past and Present Jewelry
He settled in Chicago and founded Eisenberg in The original Eisenberg company was not developed with jewelry in mind. At first, Jonas only sold ladies ready to wear fashions. His first jewelry designs were meant to be worn with these fashions and were intended to be promotional products to advertise his designs of clothing rather than items for sale. These early Eisenberg pieces were not signed.
The History of Eisenberg Jewelry
After about 35 years the company decided to add jewelry to their clothing to show the public a more completed "look"; the jewelry proved to be so popular that retailers had difficulty preventing people from stealing the jewelry off of the clothing. In a flash of inspiration it was decided to sell jewelry separately from the clothing. For almost 20 years this jewelry was unmarked, but in approximately it was decided to mark jewelry with "Eisenberg Originals" sometimes the "original" was left off , a mark that was used until the late 's most of the WWII era pieces were also sterling and marked as such , when a script "E" and eventually Eisenberg in block letters replaced the first marking. A block E was also used closer to , and from to present Eisenberg Ice has been used, with pieces in the 's and 's for the most part remaining unmarked.
All jewelry is in excellent vintage condition unless specified otherwise. All items are subject to prior sale. We work constantly to offer extensive jewelry research, pictures and information on our reference site " Jewel Chat " and gallery " Morning Glory Collects ". We share our reference material free of charge and work hard to make it accurate, but as with any research, mistakes can be made.