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Vintage jewellery by Ganz

Vintage brooch Housewife by the jewellery company GANZ. Large brooch with moving spoon legs in high heels

Vintage brooch Housewife. Large brooch with moving spoon legs in high heels. Vintage jewellery by Ganz

Vintage brooch Housewife – cute little girl, adorned with a moving hat, spoon, legs in high heels, all enameled in red white and blue. Canadian Jewelry company Ganz was founded in 1950 by Holocaust survivors Samuel Ganz and his sons Jack and Sam Ganz, and was originally called Ganz Bros.Toys. It was a family business, which is now headed by Samuel’s grandson Howard Ganz. Located in Woodbridge, Ontario, the company produced gift offerings, collectibles, seasonal gifts and home decor of the highest quality, sold in Canada and throughout the United States. The Ganz jewelry styles and designs suited for all ages – from children to adults. Classic styles and designs with a refined, elegant look are characteristic for Ganz decorations – beautiful charms, brooches, pins, pendants, bracelets. Most of the jewelry of this brand are used as amulets for good luck, protecting their hosts from trouble. To this day, the company Ganz is better known for distributing plush animals and collectibles. They are the manufacturer of Webkinz, the toy with an interactive virtual-reality Internet site for children.
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Eugene costume jewelry

Eugene costume jewelry, rare vintage brooch, 1950 US

Vintage brooch of rhinestones. Eugene costume jewelry, 1950 US

Eugene costume jewelry is rare and highly collectible, the company existed 1952 – 1962. Hand-made, beautiful design – level of performance comparable to Haskell jewelry. Eugene was born in the United States. His father, August Schultz, emigrated to New York before the First World War. August was the doctor of chemical sciences, working in Bayer aspirin, he and his wife had two sons, Charles and Eugene. Eugene was born in 1911 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and his brother Carl was born two years later. In 1916 the family moved to Closter, New Jersey. Eugene’s mother, Elizabeth Duvall Schultz was one of the first successful female real estate agents in New Jersey. Eugene graduated from the School of Design and worked as costume designer for Broadway shows in the 20s-30s. In the 30s, Eugene worked at Cartier on handmade Christmas greeting cards.
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Nepalese Ethnic Jewellery

Earring made in the 18th - 19th century

Earring made in the 18th – 19th century. Nepalese Ethnic Jewellery

Highlands of Nepal presented peoples living there a great variety of beautiful stones. These beautiful minerals boast riot of colors. These same mountains, as a natural barrier to civilization, have preserved unique Nepalese style decorations, which today are considered the oldest on earth. The origin of the Nepalese Ethnic Jewellery art goes back to many centuries before our era – the era of the gods and legends which narrate the sacred Vedas. Historically, the rise of jewellery art was fixed in Nepal during the rule of The Licchavi Dynasty (10th century) and The Malla Dynasty (15th century). Of the 70 nationalities living in Nepal, jewelers generally come from tribes of the Kathmandu Valley – Newar people. Ninety percent of all jewelers belong to those ethnic groups that traditionally pass their craft from generation to generation.
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Mazer Brothers and Jomaz jewellery

Mazer Brothers and Jomaz jewellery

Jomaz vintage brooch Rose. Mazer Brothers and Jomaz jewellery

Mazer Brothers and Jomaz jewellery
The history of the brand Jomaz began in 1927 and ended in 1981. His decorations Joseph Mazer marked with a complete name Joseph Mazer, or reduced to Mazer. Highly appreciated by collectors, due to their high quality, many Mazer works have reached us almost intact. In addition, Joseph Mazer masterfully worked with rhinestones. A specially treated glass and crystal, played better than diamonds. Made of high quality materials, Jomaz jewellery is an excellent investment for collectors.
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Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Handed down between women through many generations Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Fulani Ethnic jewellery
The ultimate sign of wealth for many centuries, Fulani Ethnic jewellery handed down between women through many generations. Fulani, known for their striking clothes, and their ponderous gold decorations, is common for women and girls wearing silver coins and amber attached to their braids. Some of these coins are very old and treasured in the family.
Traditionally, the women wear many bracelets on their wrists, necklaces, earrings, nose rings and anklets. In fact, gold rings are a sign of wealth and indicate a certain status. Fancy gold earrings with a bow come in various sizes from small to huge, tied up directly to the ears. Their dimensions indicate the hierarchical position and the solvency of the owner. Fulani women love amber, considering it a stone that brings health, happiness, and love amulet.
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Oleg Cassini jewellery

Vintage Brooch 'Rickshaw'. Oleg Cassini jewellery

Vintage Brooch ‘Rickshaw’. Oleg Cassini jewellery

To find Oleg Cassini jewellery, signed his name is extremely rare, a few ornaments at auction for months. Fashion designer and jeweler Oleg Cassini was born on April 11, 1913 in Paris. His Russian father was diplomat Alexander Loiewski and his mother was Italian Countess Marguerite Cassini. Oleg Cassini is remembered for many things – he was an officially personal couturier for Jackie Kennedy. Being animal lover he created collections of man-made fashion fur, the ‘evolutionary furs’. A late convert to animal rights, he blamed himself for the loss of 250,000 leopards killed as women copied a coat he had designed for Jackie Kennedy.
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Zarah Art Jewellery

Zarah sterling silver, enamel brooch of 1990s

Zarah Art Jewellery. Sterling silver, enamel brooch of 1990s

Topanga, California based jewellery company Zarah Co. was founded in 1990. The creative team of artists designers make jewelry for people who cherish art. Their six lines – Zarlite, sterling silver enamel art jewelry, ArtGlass jewelry, Shell art, Vinyl cut demonstrate inspiration with nature and animal world. The style and designs of renowned artists are unique, and can not be confused with other jewellery brands. Zarah Art Jewellery – gold or silver plate, hand-painted enamel, mouth-blown glass, nickel-free jewelry is fun to wear. Each article is painted by hand, using solutions containing colored granules of glass, then fire-processed to produce an alluring richness of color. Some jewelry pieces are then plated in 24-karat gold.
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