Coro Jewelry is an interesting book to read. It covers in detail the history of the company, while at the same time describing what was happening in the costume jewelry business as a whole during the time period. The role of the traveling salesmen, marketing techniques, designing procedures, and brief biographies all give the reader a better understanding of what was involved in producing this jewelry so popular with collectors today.
About the Author
Marcia Brown published her first book, Unsigned Beauties of Costume Jewelry, in 2000. She is the host and co-writer of the award-winning Venture Entertainment books-on-tape series Hidden Treasures: A Collector's Guide to Antique & Vintage Jewelry. She is a frequent contributor to the Vintage Fashion & Costume Jewelry newsletter. An antique and vintage jewelry historian, lecturer, and collector, Brown also provides private consultations for many dealers, mall owners, and collectors.