This Cadoro (or Hollywood Stars) brooch pin is 2 1/4" x 2 3/4" . It appears to be in mint condition. There are faux black coral all the way aournd. All are in tact. No missing or broken pieces. This item is in excellent vintage condition. It is hallmarked "Cadoro" on the back.
Cadoro Inc. NY was founded by Actor Steve Brody and Dan Staneskieu in 1945. The jewelry was custom designed, highly fashionable, had crafted using brushed gold and silver tone metals, rhinestones and glass crystals from all over the world, seed pearls and stones from the ocean depths. The stones were prong set like a set of dog's teeth that firmly griped the stones. The jewelry made included 3 dimensionals fish, animals and Russian inspired jewelry. Dan died in 1960s and the company ceased operations in 1970. Pieces by this company are extremely hard to find.
Cadoro pieces usually sell in the $250.00 - $300.00 range.
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