Vintage 1940s Crown Trifari Sterling Silver Brooch Pin by Alfred Philippe
Vintage 1940s Crown Trifari Sterling Silver Brooch Pin by Alfred Philippe. The driving force behind Trifari jewelrys popularity, and the reason its collectible today, was lead designer Alfred Philippe. He came to Trifari in 1930 after working for renowned fine jewelry firms Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. During Philippes tenure at these companies, he developed invisible stone settings and brought that high-end technique to Trifari. Philippe familiarized other Trifari designers with fine jewelry design and fabrication methods. The name Trifari Alfred Philippe was renowned for almost 40 years. Phillippe served as Trifaris lead designer until 1968. Alfred Philippe introduced many high-profile jewelry designs.
His Crown Trifari brooches reigned from the late 1930s to the 1950s. Crown Trifari brooch pins are enhanced by brilliantly colored cabochons or dazzling clear rhinestones.
Crown Trifari jewelry became so popular that Trifari added a crown to its signature mark, sometime around 1937. Today, vintage Crown Trifari is a sought-after treasure. The item "Vintage 1940s Crown Trifari Sterling Silver Brooch Pin by Alfred Philippe" is in sale since Thursday, July 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "lenorabach" and is located in Solomons, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Trifari
- Metal Purity: .
- Featured Refinements: Signed Pin
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Main Stone: Moonstone