Juliana D&E Verified Vintage Earrings Black Diamond AB Rhinestone and Crystal – Black Diamond AB Rhinestone and Crystal Sparkling Earrings.
These stunning rhinestone earrings are Juliana by Delizza & Elster. The earrings are about 1.5 inches high. The earrings date from the late 1960s and feature Juliana style sparkling black diamond AB round rhinestones, black diamond marquis rhinestones, and faceted clear crystal clip earrings – all AB prong set rhinestones are original, some of the crystals may have been replaced.
Juliana jewelry was produced by Delizza and Elster. The DeLizza and Elster company was founded in 1947 and manufactured all sorts of elements and jewelry for well established costume jewelry’s – Hobe, Kenneth J. Lane, and Weiss.
Tagged Juliana pieces were only produced for a couple of years in the late 1960s, although unlabeled jewelry in this style was produced by D & E earlier. Many pieces in this style have come to called “Juliana.” Unless the paper hang tag is retained, most of these pieces are totally unmarked.
Juliana pieces have lots of stones and very little metal. Earrings are generally clip style Bracelets have a fold-over clasp (some clasps have ridges and some have arrows) and their bracelets all have safety chains. When viewed from the underside, their metal link construction of 5 distinctive oval links is a way of identifying the piece as D&E.