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Fabulous Florenza!

Dear jewelry friends, in this album you'll find a varied presentation of Florenza styles. I have many more and hope to add them as time permits.

You can also view our extensive collection in gallery format (there are several pages) for items that are FOR SALE at my web site. Eclectic Vintage Florenza Gallery

HISTORY of Florenza




Album by Jan Gaughan. Photos by Jan Gaughan. 1 - 60 of 60 Total.
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One of my favorites
I especially like this one because of the griffins. Exceptional detail!

Private Collection


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Circus Series
The clown is my favorite of this series. The series also included a dancing poodle and a pony. They were made in two colors of each style.

Private Collection


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Circus Series
Pony. There were variations made.

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Jeweled Clock
This design was used in many of their vanity pieces. The lipstick holder and the trinket box are 2 that come to mind.

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Borgia Pill Rings
These were marketed as Borgia Pill Rings. They came out before the solid perfume rings. These are also known as poison rings.

Private Collection


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Another Borgia Ring or Poison Ring

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Wrapped Rings
Larry Kasoff called these wrapped rings - the 4 with very large stones encased in 24K plated goldtone. I put the other blue one in this group because of the size of the stone.

Private Collection


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Cobalt Blue Cloisonette Lipstick Holder
Cloisonette was Florenza's exclusive technique. Colors have been seen in blue, red and green.

Private Collection


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Back View of Cloisonette Lipstick Holder
Private Collection

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Peacock Lipstick Holder

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Not Typical Florenza! Snail Necklace
A real shell with the little creature's head peeking out attached to a wood bead chain.

Private Collection


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Tiled Picture Frame and Lipstick Holder
These came in other colors. I have had blue and cream.

Private Collection


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Florenza Matchboxes
Private Collection

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Florenza Letter Holder
Several variances of letter holders were produced. I had the snake letter holder in the past.

Private Collection


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Magnifier & Rotary Phone Dialer
This darling piece served two purposes. It's a magnifier on one end and on the other end it's a rotary phone dialer! Private Collection

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Buddha Pen
Simulated Jade pen with stand.

Private Collection


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Blackamoor Pen
Hang tag only. Says Design Copyright and Florenza on the other side.

Private Collection


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Florenza Pen
Simulated Jade stones with rhinestone spacers with stand.

Private Collection


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Owl Lighter

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Owl Lighter

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Birds Nest - Mint Dish
Unsigned - hang tag only - mint (candy) dish.

Private Collection


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Cloisonette Dangle

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Cloisonette Dangle

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Poodle - Nodder Pin Cushion
These nodders came in several colors, styles and different finishes.

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Aytpical Florenza Bunny Necklace

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Cloisonette Set

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Cupid Heart Pin
There is also a key chain.

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Art Glass

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Egg Trinket

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Acorn Pin
I also had the bracelet.

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Shooting Star Pin

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Pearls & Turquoise Set

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Cloisonette Frog

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Frosted Art Glass Leaves

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Famous Cheetah

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Pear

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Baroque Pearl Flower

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Porcelain Transfers - Money Clips
Private Collection

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Fabulous Florenza!
My favorite color combination in amethyst and turquoise.

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Butterfly Pearl Set

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Art Glass Pearl Bracelet & Earrings

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Art Glass & Cloisonette Owl

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Trembler

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Back Showing Spring Mechanism

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Red Cloisonette - Victorian Flair!

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Pretty in Pinks
Glittery art cabochons in iridescent shades. French Gold finish.

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Bangles
Unsigned moonstone cabochon bangles. They were samples from their house line - never shown, sold or reproduced for the market.

Private Collection.


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Cameo Pin Pendant
Sample only - never produced. Hand carved shell from Italy. Acquired from Larry Kasoff of Florenza. Unsigned.

Private Collection


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The Heirloom Line
Sadly, This Heirloom line was never produced. It was the last collection of Florenza before Larry Kasoff's automobile accident in 1981. A similar set was featured in the 1995 VFCJ article on Florenza.

Private Collection


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Bracelet Set
I have the 2 glass flowers that popped out...I just need to glue them back in.

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Earring Close Up
Matching earrings to the bracelet on your left.

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Florenza in Saphiret

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Saphiret Close Up

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From the Florenza Boutique Line: Poodle Pin Cushion Nodders. One is 24k gold plated and the other has their French white antiqued finish.

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Back of French white one - see the lever. When tapped - it springs and moves quickly.

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Same construction as the French white one in the previous photo.

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Florenza Turtle nodder - this one sways back and forth. Click on pic for closeup

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Florenza Turtle Pin
Signed Florenza turtle pin. Fancy gold tone metal with cloisonne technique or resin like tortoise spots on his back. Green rhinestone eyes.

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Florenza Turtle Tape Measure
Circa 1960's
Compliments of Berah DuVall


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Florenza Turtle Tape Measure
Hidden tape measure - head pulls out

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