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1928 vintage Jewelry

1928 vintage Jewelry

Filigree gold tone rhinestone flower brooch. 1928 vintage Jewelry

1928 vintage Jewelry
The history of 1928 jewelry brand began in 1968. Founded by Melvyn Bernie, the company signed an exclusive licensing agreement with the Vatican Library in Rome. Thus, he received the right to recreate the artifacts found in the unrivaled collections, kept in the Vatican library. Using all the skills and experience, the company’s craftsmen fully justified the expectations of the Vatican. They showed the ability to make a tasteful decoration, keeping all the value of the originals. In particular, rosaries, jewelry boxes, key rings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches and earrings.
1928 Jewelry Company produced jewellery exclusively for premium department stores – class Macy’s. The brand used the wealth of vintage European and American storage. While the basis for the production of the company consists of vintage items, 1928 company is focused on the incredible combination of antiquities and the most modern trends.
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Christmas star Poinsettia

Christmas star Poinsettia

Beautiful red flower, Christmas star Poinsettia

Christmas star Poinsettia
On Christmas eve it is customary in European countries to give Poinsettia as a gift. Poinsettia is a very beautiful plant, topped with huge crimson flowers resembling stars. Very elegant and festive, Poinsettia creates joyful mood. There are varieties of cream, white and pink color, but the most popular is still red.
The star-shaped leaf pattern symbolizes the Star of Bethlehem, and the red color represents the blood sacrifice through the crucifixion of Jesus. Traditionally, poinsettia decorates Christmas homes, churches, offices and stores.
Modern varieties of poinsettia are more branched, more decorative and much less demanding. Moreover, with the help of modern chemicals became possible to control the dimensions of the plant. Therefore, modern poinsettia are compact (30-45 cm tall) and currently there are more than 2000 species.
Noteworthy, December 12 is National Poinsettia Day in the United States.
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Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Filigree jeweled pendant. 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.
For thousands of years, these three signs of triad 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 and patterns. Sometimes artists portray the Virgin and angels that keep the allegorical subjects.
Noteworthy, the jewelers often depicted the triad in their works in the late 18-19 centuries. According to belief, Cross – Anchor – Heart symbols came into vogue in the 1830s, and are still popular.
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Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Famous English detective story writer Jewellery lover Agatha Christie

Jewellery lover Agatha Christie
Undoubtedly, Agatha Christie loved and wore various jewellery – brooches, necklaces, earrings, and pendants. After her death in 1976 at the age of 95, she 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. Noteworthy, 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.
Inside she found a ring of Christie’s mother that she mentioned in her autobiography, as well as a diamond clasp and a purse full of gold coins. One fan has read about these decorations in the book of Christie “Autobiography” she knew immediately that it exactly matches the description of the discovery.

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Albert Weiss jewellery

Extra large and impressive butterfly pin. Albert Weiss jewellery

Butterfly pin brooch. Gold tone, blue rhinestones. 1950s. 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 covered with a thin layer of transparent green enamel. The ethereal being seems made out of air and light. 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. 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. 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

Beautiful blonde, VS angel Candice Swanepoel

VS angel Candice Swanepoel
She became the first model from South Africa participating in show of Victoria’s Secret. 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. She has been participating in the show Victoria’s secret since 2007, and in 2010 became an angel of the American brand. Considered an icon of the industry, she was listed in the ranking of Money Girls. Also, she took 2nd place in the ranking of the sexiest models on the version of the site Models.com.
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