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Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Faith, hope and love – three Christian virtues, mentioned in the first letter to the Corinthians from the Apostle Paul: “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love; but the greatest of these is love. (1 Cor. 13:13)” These virtues are of great importance for Christianity. Three signs of triad – Cross – Anchor – Heart, according to historians, for thousands of years are an allegory to describe the three main Christian virtues: faith, hope and love. Together, they symbolize the Holy Trinity. In Europe, you can meet these designations in architecture, ornaments, patterns. Sometimes artists portray the Virgin and angels that keep the allegorical subjects. Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart was often depicted in the works of jewelers of the late 18-19 centuries. It is believed that the jewelry with symbols of the Cross – Anchor – Heart came into vogue in the 1830s, and for decades remained in favor.
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Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Famous English detective story writer Agatha Christie loved and wore jewellery – brooches, necklaces, earrings, pendants. After her death in 1976 at the age of 95, has left at least one secret: the location of her family jewels. The mystery of her inheritance was in the best traditions of the immortal works of the writer. In 2006, some Jennifer Grant, fan of creativity of Agatha Christie, took part in the sale of items from the home of the writer in Greenville. She bought 100 pounds trunk that belonged to the mother of the writer. It is noteworthy that Madame Grant bought a chest without a key, and more than four years did not open it, not wanting to spoil a thing. But in 2010, curiosity outweighed practicality and she broke the chest with a simple crowbar.
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Albert Weiss jewellery

Extra large and impressive butterfly pin. Albert Weiss jewellery

Extra large and impressive butterfly pin brooch Albert Weiss jewellery

Albert Weiss jewellery
Founded in New York in 1942 by Albert Weiss, the company got his name. Prior to that, Weiss had worked for a long time in the company of Coro and therefore knew a lot about jewelry. He imported rhinestone from Austria, created ornaments by hand. The design and quality were on top, and because of it, many ladies began to change such loud brands as Dior, Chanel, Haskell to jewelry from Weiss.
So, the company started to grow and in just a few years has become very popular. To keep up to carry out orders, the company opened its production in Germany, France, and Rhode Island. Later, Albert Weiss handed his Jewelry Company to his son Michael. However, he closed the company in 1971 for financial reasons and the company ceased to exist. Today jewelry by Albert Weiss enjoys unprecedented popularity among the fashionistas and lovers of vintage.
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Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewellery

Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewellery

A gold sylph spreads her plique-ajour enamel and diamond wings to fill the dog collar plaque. The gold veins of the wings and the crustaceous tail are lightly colored with a thin layer of transparent green enamel. The ethereal being seems made out of air and light, characteristic of her sphere. Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewellery

Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewellery
French jeweler and glass-maker, Rene Jules Lalique (1860 – 1945) is one of the outstanding representatives of Art Nouveau. Rene Lalique was a revolutionary in jeweler’s art in every sense of the word. Pushing aside gold and diamonds, he experimented with amber, enamel, metal alloys, glass, favorite semi-precious stones, horn and tortoiseshell. And – the most interesting – the public madly in love with his ornaments. The images and figures appeared out of the very thick fog of Nouveau: dragonflies and scarabs, peacocks and ears of wheat, thin silhouettes of women: in some of them is possible to recognize the features of Rene Lalique muse Augustine-Alice Ledru, whose father and brother used to assist Roden. Rene Lalique always followed the rule of three French “F” – Femme, Fauna, Flora, which still remains the motto of the house.
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VS angel Candice Swanepoel

VS angel Candice Swanepoel

VS angel Candice Swanepoel

Beautiful supermodel Candice Swanepoel was the first model from South Africa participating in show of Victoria’s Secret. Candice Swanepoel was repeatedly named one of the most beautiful women in the world. In 2011-2012 Candice Swanepoel took 10th place in the list of highest-paid models in the world according to the magazine Forbes, earning over $ 3 million a year. By the end of May 2012 – May 2013’s ranked 9th place in the list of Forbes, as one of the most highly paid models. Candice Swanepoel has been participating in the show Victoria’s secret since 2007 participates, and in 2010 became an angel of the American brand. She is considered an icon of the industry, listed in the ranking of Money Girls and took 2nd place in the ranking of the sexiest models on the version of the site Models.com.
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Trifari costume jewellery

Trifari costume jewellery brooch Camel

Camel vintage brooch. Trifari costume jewellery

Jewellery lovers know Trifari costume jewellery under different names, and in particular, TKF, Trifari&Trifari, Krussman and Fishel. Noteworthy, the company, founded in 1910 by Gustav Trifari, exists for more than 100 years.
Luigi Trifari, a jeweler from Italy taught jewellery craft his grandson Gustav, who emigrated to the United States and worked for several years in New York as a designer. In 1917, Leo Krussman joined him. Then, in the 1920s with them began to work Carl Fishel, and the company changed its name to TKF (Trifari, Krussman and Fishel). From 1930 until 1968 for Trifari jewellery design engaged Alfred Philippe. Prior to that, he worked as a designer for Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. Under his influence was created a line of jewelry that brought the company to a new level. Meanwhile, famous are brooches of excellent quality, which Philip created in the form of crowns and Jelly Belly. About the success and quality of Trifari jewelry can be judged from the fact that the company still exists today, having gone through several economic crises. Until now changed owners, changed leading designers, but eventually Trifari became part of Monet Group, bought by Liz Claiborne in 2000.
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Horseshoe jewellery kaleidoscope

Horseshoe jewellery kaleidoscope

Victorian brooch in the form of a dove and a horseshoe, 1880s, symbolizing luck, peace and love

A friend was visiting the famous atom scientist, Nobel Prize winner Niels Bohr in his home. During the talking, the friend kept staring at a horseshoe hanging over the door. At last, his curiosity made him ask:
“Niels, it can’t possibly be that you, a brilliant scientist, believe the foolish horseshoe superstition?!”
“Of course I don’t,” replied the scientist. “But I understand it’s lucky whether you believe in it or not.”
Belief in lucky horseshoe quality – one of the most common modern superstitions among many people, regardless of religion – Christians, Muslims, Buddhists and atheists. Everyone believes that a horseshoe brings good luck to the house, but not everyone knows where this belief has come from. Here are some interesting facts in Horseshoe jewellery kaleidoscope.
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