Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Jewellery company Sandor

Vintage brooch and clips. Jewellery company Sandor

Vintage brooch and clips. Jewellery company Sandor

American Jewellery company Sandor (1938-1972) began its history in 1938, when Sandor Goldberger founded it. Characteristic of his decorations – pastel flowers in a frame made of silver, decorated with enamel and rhinestone. In addition, he produced the figurines, which are now rare. Unfortunately, the company ceased its operation in 1972. Undoubtedly, Sandor Collectible Jewellery show original design and high craftsmanship. Most of the work released in 1939 had mark “Sandor”, but and 1940 costume jewelry had the signature “Sandor Goldberger.
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2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Cate Blanchett in Tiffany & Co

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Cate Blanchett in Tiffany & Co

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Los Angeles hosted 73th award ceremony of the Association of International Film “Golden Globe”. Most of the guests at the event – the nominee, future laureate, and socialites choose diamond jewelry in the classical frame of white gold or platinum. Even the house Bulgari, known for its tradition of using colored stones, showed jewelry in the spirit of timeless classics from the collection Diva with colorless diamonds of the highest purity. Nominee for the award in the category “Best Actress in a Drama film” Cate Blanchett has appeared on the red carpet in jewelry by US house Tiffany & Co: vintage earrings in platinum with pearls and diamonds (1915), a platinum bracelet with diamonds, ring with large diamonds from the collection of Tiffany Soleste.
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Traditional headwear Tembleque

Traditional headwear Tembleque

The pride of Panamanian women, Traditional headwear Tembleque

Traditional headwear Tembleque is a part of folk dress Pollera – the pride of Panamanian women. The cost of this traditional dress, known since the time of the colonization of America by the conquistadors, today reaches several thousand dollars. Even more expensive is the complete folk dress with jewellery decorations (peinetas), pearl beads, and a special headwear (Tembleques). Made of gold and pearls, their price can reach up to 15 000 dollars.
Besides, the hair of beauties – decorated with tortoise shell combs with a gold plate complemented with pearl flowers and two dozen of gold pins, one of which resembles a dagger. Also, no less complex are several rows of hanging accessories “duck tails”, “orange slices”, or “solomons” – twisted chain, reminiscent of the column, supposed to have been at the Temple of Solomon.
Meanwhile, the girls don’t miss a chance to show such an expensive outfit at every opportunity. And one of them – the January parade of pollera where the participants select main beauty. Her decorations complement another gold jewelry – a crown.
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Marvella costume jewellery

Marvella costume jewellery

Vintage ads featuring Large rings by the company. Marvella costume jewellery

Marvella costume jewellery
Founded in 1911 in Philadelphia, Jewellery company Weinrich Bros. Co. produced exquisite jewellery. Weinrich Brothers, the founders of the company, to designate outstanding decorations used marking Marvella (trademark), and, later, in 1965, the company itself was renamed “Marvella, Inc.” The company opened subsidiaries many times. In the 1950s the company developed a wide production of jewelry made of artificial pearls of excellent quality under the brand name «Marvella Pearls, Inc.». However, the signature was often modified, using different fonts, in the box, and, later, in a circle, etc. Anyway, the name Marvella was always present in one of the three inscriptions – Marvella, Marvell, or Marvellesk.
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British jewellery brand Askew London

The Black Prince - Rare brooch by the famous British jewellery brand Askew London

Rare brooch ‘The Black Prince’. Made by the famous British jewellery brand Askew London

British jewellery brand Askew London
Noteworthy, ornaments, figurines and sculptures depicting blacks, and in particular, Blackamoor were incredibly popular in the Middle Ages in Europe. For example, on the table of great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin stood a statue of black African as a reminder of his glorious ancestors … And to this day, such decorations remain incredibly popular. Despite globalization, they have not lost a veil of mystery and exoticism. This rare brooch depicts the black prince in a luxurious dress. Brushed metal colored Russian gold decorated with colored crystals and pearls in his ears, we see Prince earrings with red crystals. Exotic headdress completes his outfit.
Opened in 1979 in the suburbs of London under the direction of Ms. Susan Askew, it became a small family enterprise for the production of jewelry (mainly necklaces). Traditionally, Askew jewelers made all products by hand, and the main materials were brass and alloys containing copper. Further decorations covered with gold (24 carats) or silver-plated. For cabochons used mainly old semi-precious stones, as well as Japanese art glass of the highest quality.
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What Jewellery celebrities wear

Jewellery celebrities wear. The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

What Jewellery celebrities wear. Meryl Streep in Hancock’s & Co necklace. The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

What Jewellery celebrities wear

Beautiful Hollywood actress Meryl Streep in Cleopatra’s necklace of 1870. The necklace of gold, coral, turquoise, moonstone belonged to Lillie Langtry (1853 – 1929), the famous English actress. It was a gift from the Prince of Wales, Edward VII, who was a lover of the actress. Lily wore this necklace when she played Cleopatra. The decoration was put on the Bonhams auction in London in 2003 and purchased by London retail jeweler for a record price of £ 20,000 (approximately $ 33,200). In 2006, actress Meryl Streep wore this necklace when she played Miranda Priestly in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada.” In 2009, it was sold at Christie’s auction in New York for $ 44,000.
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Indonesian ethnic jewellery

Indonesian ethnic jewellery. West Of Sumatra

Indonesian ethnic jewellery. West Of Sumatra

Indonesian ethnic jewellery can be clearly seen in the important events, holidays, and of course weddings. Traditional Wedding in Indonesia – a time of great joy and happiness. In a traditional setting, which still prevails in most Indonesian regions, the suit is the concern of parents. The girl is not allowed to look for her husband alone, although she has the right to declare her preferences and to reject the proposed groom. Wedding ceremony, bridal dresses and jewelry in Indonesia are quite expensive, that’s why in the organization of the ceremony can take part a whole village or an entire street in the city. Bride’s decorations and dress, made of precious metals and stones are then kept as a family heirloom, and as a kind of financial contribution.
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