Vintage 1950s Albert Weiss Rhinestone Brooch
Estate find! Gorgeous vintage Weiss large rhinestone brooch.
Albert Weiss, a native New Yorker, started his company in 1942, on Fifth Avenue in New York. Mr. Weiss worked primarily in clear and colored high end rhinestones and was very well-known for his incredible creations. Albert Weiss was the president of his company and retired in 1969. One of his sons, Michael, continued the business for a short time but finally Weiss Jewelry closed it’s doors in 1971.
Albert Weiss was also one of the first to use Swarovski’s aurora borealis crystals, which were created for Dior in the 1950s.