Saturday, 25 January 2020

Vintage Monet jewellery

 Vintage Monet Jewelry information and Monocraft history

Just vintage Monet jewellery or Monocraft accessories information and photographs. Part of our research on the many jewellery companies across the world. This US company started out in the 1920s and although has changed ownership several times in its long history, it is still in production today.  It is famous for its high quality, fashionable and well made finishes. Ideal to collect and wear.

First established by two brothers - Michael and Joseph Chernow under the name Monocraft. They originally produced monogrammed car emblems. Now rare to find and of course very collectible. Monocraft originally capitalized on the monogram craze by having monogrammed keyrings, bag labels and ultimately jewellery. They then continued after the great depression in the 1930s, to not only produced jewellery but other accessories that could be monogrammed. Continuing its tradition of producing good quality and classical pieces that have stood the test of time. Monet is still a brand that is ideal to wear on many occasions.

All the Monet jewellery pieces that we have showcased here are sourced here in the UK by us. Then photograph each piece of jewellery ourselves. This makes our blog post unique as many blogs we have seen just take photographs from on the web. 

Monet box stamped with logo
Monet stamped vintage jewellery box with logo

Curled Monet brooch with logo on the reverse
Signature Monet on the reverse of a brooch. Complete with their copyright  

Curled Monet brooch circ 1990s
A Monet brooch in bright polished gold-tone. Circa 1990s
Monet stamp copyright
Another Monet signature stamped in the back of an earring
Monet in capital letters
Monet with copyright in block capitals on the back of a clipped earring.

Monet with copyright sign
Copyright sign with Monet in capitals on the back of a brooch

Monet earrings in a perspex box
Monet vintage earrings complete in a Perspex jewellery box. Note the Monet logo on the front.


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I preserve the past. Researching family and local history. Finding about mine and other people's ancestors, is just one of my passions. I also love vintage costume jewellery made here in the UK. I write about my finds and like to research.