Marvella is the trademark of the Weinrich Brothers Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marvella mark was first used in 1911. Beginning as Weinrich Bros., the company changed to Marvella Pearls, Inc. around 1950 and then to Marvella, Inc. around 1965. The company created costume jewelry, specializing in faux pearls. They also made jewelry for other companies. Various trademarks were used over the years, many of which included some form of the name Marvella (i.e. Marvella Couture, Marvelique, Marvellier, etc.). The company was bought by the Crystal Brands Jewelry group in 1982. It was then purchased by Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 2000.