Vintage 1930s HOBE’ French Blue Cabochon Dangle Brooch
Incredibly beautiful and rare 1930s HOBE’ vintage French blue cabochon brooch. Looks fantastic with denim!
William Hobe’ started Hobe’ Jewerly in 1927 and actually had a hand in the phrase “costume jewelry” itself. One of Hobe’s first assignment was to make costume jewelry for the Ziegfield Follies. According to historians, Florenz Ziegfield described the jewelry that accompanied the costumes in his show as COSTUME JEWERLY!
Hobe’s showbiz origins served him well. By the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood stars such as Betty Davis and Ava Gardner were wearing Hobe’.
Hobe’ is a coveted name for collectors of fine costume jewelry.
Approx. 18”L Brooch 3”W