Hard to find Wiesner jewelry is high quality, constructed to look like fine jewelry. Always a find for the designer vintage costume jewelry collection
Source: CICI Costume Jewelry, Collectors International, Researching Costume Jewelry Marks:
WIESNER, JOSEPH — New York – until at least 1954
Mark: Joseph Wiesner N.Y.
Mark: Astra c. 1950s
Notes: Listed in a 1954 brochure of an accessories show at the Hotel McAlpin in New York.
Doesn’t appear to be related to Wiesner of Miami, which produced compacts and purse accessories along with some jewelrymarked in script font with a fancy W.Appears to have had offices in both New York and Los Angeles according to 1953 Jewelers’ Buyers Guide (source Costume Jewelry 101 by Julia C. Carroll).