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Vintage Dress and Fur Clips

This is the ‘deluxe’ type which is quite hard to find. Design and workmanship are excellent. Marked ‘Sterling’ and another unknown mark. Copper, original post slighty bent and nut fastener. Usual warning about misuse. Slightly worn condition, enamels very nice.

Jewellery may be made from a wide range of materials. Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important. In most cultures jewellery can be understood as a status symbol, for its material properties, its patterns, or for meaningful symbols.

Dating jewelry by pin clasp Here are a five tips to help you find out… If you see a brooch, dating jewelry by pin clasp, the first thing dating jewelry by pin clasp do is to check out its clasp mechanisms. Your picture was the only one I have been able to find that looks like the clasp on my bracelet! The ring- saw tooth setting, in a collet, red stone-with a R, and the band looks like someone rolled a pattern on it. Guess the age of this jewellery….

How have I not found your blog before. It covers both fine and costume jewelry from the 18th to 21st centuries. The trombone clasp, patented in Europe inwas named after the musical instrument as it had a tube with a round top. This old style C Clasp shows the pin extending quite a way beyond the brooch and held by a C piece of metal. The extra length of pin helped to secure the brooch to heavy Victorian fabrics.

Trombone clasps are named after the musical instrument that requires a push and pull to operate.

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History of Technology Heroes and Villains – A little light reading Here you will find a brief history of technology. Initially inspired by the development of batteries, it covers technology in general and includes some interesting little known, or long forgotten, facts as well as a few myths about the development of technology, the science behind it, the context in which it occurred and the deeds of the many personalities, eccentrics and charlatans involved.

You may find the Search Engine , the Technology Timeline or the Hall of Fame quicker if you are looking for something or somebody in particular. Scroll down and see what treasures you can discover.

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After about 35 years the company decided to add jewelry to their clothing to show the public a more completed “look”; the jewelry proved to be so popular that retailers had difficulty preventing people from stealing the jewelry off of the clothing. In a flash of inspiration it was decided to sell jewelry separately from the clothing. For almost 20 years this jewelry was unmarked, but in approximately it was decided to mark jewelry with “Eisenberg Originals” sometimes the “original” was left off , a mark that was used until the late ‘s most of the WWII era pieces were also sterling and marked as such , when a script “E” and eventually Eisenberg in block letters replaced the first marking.

A block E was also used closer to , and from to present Eisenberg Ice has been used, with pieces in the ‘s and ‘s for the most part remaining unmarked. In Eisenberg introduced Eisenberg Ice Classics, which also continues to the present. The clothing line was discontinued in the ‘s. Eisenberg clothing, for the most part, was solid colors, in black, grey, and navy, well-made, conservatively cut daywear in the form of suits and daytime dresses, aimed at well-to-do housewives.

The jewelry was beautiful and varied, but often featured Swarovski rhinestones, as the Eisenbergs, who were Austrian emigrees, felt it important to support their former countryman, but whom also produced the finest quality glass stones in the world, and the Eisenbergs wanted that quality of stone used in their line. Both all clear and colored stones pieces were made, with the colored stone pieces being the most expensive and highly priced. While dress clips and later fur clips formed the bulk of the production, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, brooches, rings, belts, and other types of dress ornaments were produced, as well as accessory items such as compacts and even perfume.

Most, but not all, of the pieces marked Eisenberg Original also have a stonesetter’s mark in the form of a letter or a number in a circle.

Vintage Trifari Jewelry

The Ultimate Resource for Militaria Here you will find over , items of militaria for sale on-line You have most likely reached this page from a search engine. The item you are searching for can be found on the Why not click on the Enter button below to see the other Dealers on MilitariaMart The following items can be found on the Aberdeen Medals website , with full descriptions, photographs and prices. Cross of War Croix De Guerre. Reverse dated The original stitched silk riband fitted with 3 x emblems denoting; – Bronze Star: The ISBN reference is ISBN Numbering just under pages of text, this is the definitive reference source for biographical and medal related information on the men of the various Malaya and Singapore Volunteer units that served in the 20th Century, and in particular theMalaya Campaign of

Genuine Preciosa Czech Crystal faceted Bi-Cone beads, perfect alternatives to Swarovski crystal beads. The Preciosa family has been in the crystal business dating as far back as producing luxury crystals for Kings and Queens.

Identifying antique and costume jewelry: Koski, Director, Wisconsin Historical Museum Whenever I give a presentation on antique and costume jewelry, it’s often followed by a session on identifying pieces from the audience. Usually the first question I am asked is, “What is this thing anyway? This short article is to help you begin to answer some of these questions. The first issue that needs to be addressed is the difference between antique and costume jewelry.

Most scholars tend to define the word “antique” as something a certain number of years old. To be entered onto the National Register of Historic Places, for example, a building must be at least fifty years old. Most jewelry book authors tend to consider anything dating before the s as antique.

Dating of These Pins

The items in this section are no longer available but this section has been created as a reference for fellow collectors. To see what I currently have for sale click the sub-category or Return to Catalog. German Red Cross Dagger with Frog. Nice looking German Red Cross Dagger with Frog with this example having some spotting to the bright blade and some rusting to the scabbard. This beauty was originally sold by well-respected Third Reich edged-weapons dealer and I will let his original description do the talking: The blade has the 2nd version Krebs scorpion maker mark.

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Here you will find history information on the well-known brand, as well as photographs of the various Monet signatures that have been used over the years that will help you date your pieces and ensure their authenticity. Dating can sometimes prove difficult and people can be misinformed with the information that where the copywriter symbol is absent from a piece it will date it pre , however there are many pieces that look to have been produced in the s and possibly late s? A full listing of the pieces used in the photos displayed throughout this page can be found at the bottom of the page.

If you have searched through my items for sale you are sure to notice that I have considerable more Monet jewellery pieces listed compared to any other designer. As mentioned in my Welcome introduction, my love for vintage jewellery began with Chanel. Whilst Chanel is renowned for encouraging women to “fake it” by adorning themselves in faux pearls and jewels that were more affordable than fine jewellery, for the average woman looking to expand their accessory collection, Chanel may be out of the price range.

Monet jewellery by comparison is far more affordable and accessible for collectors and once you explore the collections that span the decades of the s – 80s and beyond, you will agree that the quality, design and craftmanship make Monet jewellery items an investment for the future. From simple classic designs to intricate statement pieces, Monet takes you from day to evening and everything in between.

However, the difference I have found with Monet from the early years, compared to other designer brands, is that majority of their pieces were made solely of plated metal without the use of “gem” embellishments, a fact that some collectors would suggest make their items less collectable. Not only does this book provide a fantastic history of the company, it showcases the most amazing creations by Monet Jewelers with particular focus on the s to 70s captured by photographer Terry Niefield.

Battery and Energy Technologies

Not until , did the company name Coro, a contraction of the first two letters of each partner’s last name, change to Coro, Inc. But Cohn and Rosenberger were not designers of jewelry. They may have had their own ideas of what they envisioned and how they wanted to sell their jewelry but they did not individually or together design any of it; they found professional jewelry designers for this work.

Adolph Katz, a name well known to Coro collectors because of the many design and mechanism patents he filed, and certainly well known to all who did business with Coro, was, however, not a jewelry designer. In several reference works, Adoph Katz has been listed as a Coro designer but Liz has it on good authority that he did not do any design work.

It was assumed by the writers of these books that he was the designer because he signed his name on the patent applications.

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A red lion and a red cross adorn the white sections. Have been worn GC. This pattern of pilot’s wings were worn on the flying suit. Attributed to Flight Lieutenant J. Lush, who’s collection of six flying log books covering 2, flying hours are listed under Aviation Flying Clothing. A good example awarded to S. Rahim B Talir F. Complete with backing plate. A good die-cast example on three blades A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic.

A scarce and good example of a black woollen beret retaining original bullion 14th Hussars cap badge. The interior with clear makers details and date stamp Some service wear GC. The reverse with an ink inscription.

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