This highly collectible Hollycraft Christmas tree pin is featured in two Christmas jewelry books. You can find it on page 38 of Mary Morrison’s 3rd edition of the book, Christmas Jewelry, where the top range is $140 when published in 2009. It is also featured on page 74 of Christmas Tree Pins by Nancy Yunker Trowbridge book, with a value at the time of publication in 2002, from $100-125.
On the back in block letters is © Hollycraft, which is the mark used after l955. The Hollycraft name was used on jewelry from l948 through the late l970s and was a product of the Hollywood Jewelry Manufacturing Company. During that time the Hollycraft brand was especially known for its quality, designs, and Christmas tree pins.
This pin, likely from the l970s, is set in an antiqued gold tone finish. It uses a variety of 14 colored rhinestones in two sizes, including pastels, which is a Hollycraft style from this era. It is topped with an aurora borealis rhinestone in the star, and has the design of a real looking Christmas tree pot for its stand.
The design has five vertical sections, two of which are indented, giving the brooch dimension. Overall this Christmas tree is in very good vintage condition and appears to have received limited wear; the pin is strong and the roll over clasp works well; the stones are intact and bright.
The tree measures 2.25” high and 1.5” wide. This is a wonderful brooch for any Christmas lover or jewelry collector. The pictures offer greater perspective on this signed Hollycraft collectible vintage Christmas tree pin.
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