Sphinx jewellery is a collectable vintage British UK Jewellery brand. The company was started in the late 1940′s by S Root and was based in Chiswick, London. They were known for their well made, statement costume jewellery pieces , producing a wide spectrum of styles and designs.
Sphinx jewellery can be identified by having the name Sphinx stamped in an oval cartouche often accompanied by a design code stamp of a letter and numbers. Some jewellery has only a design stamp other pieces just numbers.
The Sphinx brand finished producing jewellery in the late 1990's.
They produced many collectible pieces including stunning statement sphinx necklaces, large sphinx animal brooches, vintage chunky sphinx art glass brooches, sphinx modernist style brooches, vintage sphinx earrings, bracelets and rings.
Sphinx made brooches from 1948 until closing in the 1990s. Their own signed and numbered collection was vast but they also made jewellery for designers and department stores in the US and the UK.