In 1939, Sol Finkelstein founded Reja, which was renamed to become Reja Jewelry Co. His artisan pieces were available primarily through boutiques, gift shops and jewellery stores.
Reja had started life as Deja Costume Jewelry Inc., but DuJay, Inc. launched legal action over trademark infringement so rather than risk a long running legal dispute, Sol simply opted for another initial. The company's jewellery is generally clearly marked with Reja stamped in to the metal. Reja is highly collectable because as it was never produced in mass quantity its pieces are difficult to find (but not hard to see once you find it as the pieces are often generously sized. Their rarity commands a high price. Pieces often included figurals and quirky statement pendants. Reja closed in 1962.
tem themselves rather they were given a metal tag. Naturally these tags were lost over the years so there is unmarked Kramer. Like Grosse it accepted commissions to manufacture for couture designers such as Dior. The company closed its doors in 1980.