Jewelry Bubble finds

Fabulous statement resin necklace

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Fabulous statement resin necklace

Such a busy day today meandering in and out of shops with my girlfriend Guadeloupe. Guadeloupe and I were strolling through our favourite haunts today when we noticed this lady wearing this stunning necklace. I had to have it for myself. So, I followed her until I found an opportunity to chat. Well, you could have knocked me down with a feather. After our chat (she was a darling) she was so flattered that she took off the necklace and gave it to Guadeloupe. Can you believe it, Guadeloupe? I pay someone a compliment and they give my sidekick the...

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D'Orlan Jewelry Company 1957 - 2006

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D'Orlan Jewelry Company 1957 - 2006

Canadian jewellery manufacturer D’Orlan was founded in Toronto in 1957 by Maurice J. Bradden. Maurice Bradden was a tool and dye maker by profession and originally managed a jewelry factory in Belleville Ontario for Avon jewelry. However, In the mid 1950’s Bradden met a very well known jewelry designer in New York, Marcel Boucher. Bradden became Boucher’s protégé and by 1957 decided to move to Toronto to open his own jewelry factory - D'Orlan. The D’Orlan line was unique insofar as most manufacturing companies buy components from other companies and simply put them together, while D’Orlan manufactured everything in house...

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Women's fashion Jewellery by Nina Ricci - Jewelry Bubble

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Women's fashion Jewellery by Nina Ricci - Jewelry Bubble

Nina Ricci and her son Robert Ricci established their atelier in Paris in 1932. At first Nina Ricci designed not to suite the taste buds of high society but rather the taste buds of the bourgeoisie. Regardless, the Ricci brand got noticed and grew throughout the 30’s and 40’s. In the 50’s her son created the Nina Ricci perfume which today remains one of the best-selling perfumes – L’Air du Temps. The 50’s also saw the house of Ricci become a leading luxury brand with the introduction of Jean-Francois Crahay as the creative director. By the 60’s the Nina Ricci...

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Artisan jewelry, Martha Sturdy earrings - Jewelry Bubble

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Artisan jewelry, Martha Sturdy earrings - Jewelry Bubble

Martha Sturdy uses either brass or resin to create her wearable art. "Quality, integrity of design, and balance are signature elements of each Martha Sturdy piece, all individually made to be enjoyed, touched, used, and seen for years. And, each piece is an investment in aesthetic and function." To learn more about this creative versatile artist see: North Shore News

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Léa Stein Jewellery - Jewelry Bubble

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Léa Stein Jewellery - Jewelry Bubble

Enchanting and magical jewelry; the art of Lea Stein colorful creations that will transport you to yesteryear. Stein's brooches feature animals, cars, household items, celebrities and people in a distinctive style, sometimes resembling Art Deco. Lea Stein started designing jewelry in the late sixties and was influenced by the early plastic jewelry of the 20’s and 30’s made of Bakelite and Celluloid plastics. To read more about this very creative jewelry maker and her creations read Laura Brooks article “The Art of Lea Stein” on Jewelry Monthly

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