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Lang Sterling Vintage Jewellery

Lang Sterling Vintage Jewellery. Silver brooch Frog on a lily pad

Lang Sterling Vintage Jewellery. Silver brooch Frog on a lily pad

Lang Sterling Vintage Jewellery

Lang Sterling Jewellery Company was founded in 1946 in Providence, the USA. Thanks to its particular style, the company is rapidly becoming popular among bohemian audience. Among Lang Sterling jewelry is very common to find miniature narrative compositions, beautifully arranged and an elaborated. In addition to brooches, Lang Sterling jewellery produced charms for bracelets. These charms were – zodiac signs, individual figures in period costumes, and compositions that are based on folklore motifs of the peoples of the world, and lovely pastoral scenes. A characteristic feature of Lang Sterling vintage jewelry is the presence of letter “S” in the form of a swan on the front side of branded jewelry. Vintage ornaments Lang Sterling rightfully included in the famous book by Fred Rezazadeh “Collectible Silver Jewelry” (1997). The value of Lang Sterling jewelry is growing from year to year, as Lang Sterling brand ceased to exist as early as the 70s of the 20th century.
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Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

One-of-a-kind Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

One-of-a-kind Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

Luz Camino – a talented woman-jeweler from Spain, known for her innovative approach to design. She creates one-of-a-kind jewelry using a variety of materials and semi-precious stones. And she is not afraid to work with precious stones – sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, as well as simple stones. Perhaps, even junk materials, such as cans! According to Luz, she does not care about the value of the materials, as the main thing in jewellery is its design. Luz Camino has no special education classes, except of jeweler courses in Madrid, which she attended on the advice of her husband. Besides, she does not like publicity, preferring to sell her jewelry in person without the involvement of intermediaries. However, her work is represented in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris, London’s Victoria & Albert Museum and New York’s Museum of Arts and Design.
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Castlecliff vintage jewellery

Castlecliff vintage jewellery - brooch 'Bird in the nest'

‘Bird in the nest’ brooch. Castlecliff vintage jewellery

Castlecliff vintage jewellery

In 1918, American jewelry designers Clifford Furst and Joseph Bobley opened their own jewellery company “Castlecliff”. Initially, they both worked for other companies, but in 1941, launched Castlecliff jewelry brand, and in 1945 released the first collection of beautiful costume jewellery. The main designer was William Markle, whose imagination allowed him to create in all styles, from the Gothic, Renaissance and Art – Deco, before the three-dimensional and moving, trembling butterflies, flowers and animals. Castlecliff vintage jewellery has always been famous for exquisite and colorful decorations, rich decorative trim. The company worked with a lot of silver and almost always applied the gilding and silvering jewelry. They began put their Castlecliff marking on their products in 1941. The company ceased to exist in in 1977. Castlecliff Jewellery is highly valued by collectors.
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German Art Deco Theodore Fahrner jewellery

Theodore Fahrner jewellery Art Deco brooch

German Art Deco Theodore Fahrner jewellery. Brooch, silver filigree, pearl, 1930s

Theodore Fahrner jewellery

First of all, it is worth saying that the exclusive, often made of semiprecious materials in the style of art nouveau and art deco, decorations of Fahrner are highly appreciated. And most of all those which had the brand label on them. Founded in Forgeheim, Germany, in 1855 and run since 1883 by Theodore Fahrner Jr., the jewelry company “Fahrner” was one of the most prosperous in Europe. Meanwhile, in 1919, after the death of Theodore Fahrner Jr., Gustave Brandel bought this company. And already renamed “Gustave Brandel – Theodore Fahrner Nackf”, the company successfully led the market until the 1950s. Unfortunately, the company ceased to exist 1979. Thus, the company has successfully existed for more than a century, from 1855 to 1979.
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Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev. Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal

Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal. Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev lives in Nizhny Tagil, the harsh city of tanks, cars and fumes. His workshop was long located on the territory of the old sullen Demidov factory. Like all stone-cutters, he deals with the unkind elements – stone, metal, water, fire. And in these circumstances can draw from the stone body amazingly gentle nature, even more touching, than the inverse images – flowers, berries, grass. These compositions can not be attributed to the genre of “bogus”, seeking the illusion of absolute similarity. Stylizations of Vasiliev are recognizable and inimitable, the master’s hand for a long time has been known to the specialists and connoisseurs of the art of stone carving.. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the master in the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Art organized a personal exhibition of works in various genres – Vasiliev’s art is not only floral motifs, but also animals, and scene composition. Rare minerals from the author’s collection, a geologist by training, are also represented in the museum.
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Glamorous Hollywood diva Lana Turner

Hollywood diva Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995)

Hollywood diva Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995)

Glamorous Hollywood diva Lana Turner
According to Lana Turner, “A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man”.
Glamorous Hollywood diva, along with many other actresses of the time, was a real connoisseur of jewelry. Besides, she had a good taste and the opportunity to purchase jewelry – from costume decorations to expensive jewellery pieces made of diamonds, sapphires and emeralds. Bright and certainly beautiful actress lived a stormy life, and was married eight times (officially). According to the actress herself, she wanted to get married once and have seven children, but it was the other way around. Lana Turner was born into a family of a miner from Tennessee, who was killed when Lana was a child. She began acting in film at the age of 16 years.
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Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery

Orchid inspired jewellery

Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery. Exquisite trembling flower brooch with rubies and diamonds in the shape of an orchid. 1880-1890. Portugal. Orchids are especially popular in Europe at that time. All the petals and leaves are attached to the springs

Orchid inspired jewellery

A symbol of beauty and love, Orchid has always attracted the attention of jewelers and collectors. The flower of Passion. Indeed, there is something attractive in its forms, reminiscent of the curves of the female body … Orchid is perfection, grandeur and luxury, subtle beauty, love, tenderness, and intimacy. Orchids are given to only loved ones. And if you want to surprise your loved one, the orchid inspired brooch is just what you need! At all times, the orchid is a symbol of sophistication, wisdom, and gentility. Orchid often symbolizes love, beauty and harmony, and family comfort. Besides, white orchid symbolizes pure love, and variegated – longing. Pink fine orchid petals mean pure affection. And Orchid in a bouquet – a symbol of love, refinement and … large families.
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