Posts Tagged: jewelry

The 1928 Jewelry Company in 1974

The 1928 Jewelry Co. was founded by Melvyn Bernie in 1968, and is now one of the largest and last-standing jewelry manufacturers in the U.S. They specialize in making antique reproductions, handmade in the European tradition. I really love this black and white ad from 1974. It evokes a Victorian/Edwardian vibe, along with 1970s Boho… Read more »

Vintage 1971 Swank ‘Signs & Symbols’ Jewelry

This 1971 advertisement for Swank jewelry is straight out the the Age of Aquarius! Featuring ’70s-hipster models, the necklaces were in in the shapes of New Age signs and symbols. They included Revolving Universe, Marina d’Italia, Root of Life, Grecian Sun Wheel, Fertility Symbol, Oriental Luck Charm, Ancient Ankh, Neptune’s Trident, Ancient Scarab, and Genuine… Read more »

Vintage 80s Chanel Jewelry: Pile It On!

This is a great pic from the June 1987 issue of Vogue magazine. It shows model Carey Lowell (who is now married to Richard Gere), piled with masses of Chanel jewelry. Wearing a simple Gap white shirt and denim skirt, she is simply loaded down with gold cuff bracelets, bangle bracelets, charm bracelets, chain and… Read more »