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Presidential Quotes

I was born at the end of 1957. The year I was born more babies were born than any year in history. Today we enter our retirement years, and there are quite a few of us, transitioning  into our senior years. When I was born, Dwight D.Eisenhower was president of the United States. Through my […]

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Sterling Silver Jewelry

Silver jewelry can dress up any outfit, and can be worn day or night as a fashion accessory. Sterling silver and silver marked 925 means that the silver is 92.5 % silver mixed with other metals usually copper. Silver plate will tarnish, but sterling silver will not. Silver is usually marked but sometimes artisans will […]

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Miriam Haskell, Costume Jewelry Designer

by Tammy Stoner Pinkerton Miriam Haskell born 1899 and passed 1981 was a fashion designer of women’s costume jewelry that is highly collectible today. Designing costume jewelry between the 1930’s, 40’s,50’s and 60’s, Haskell integrated themes of the day into her designs. Located in Manhattan, Haskell decorated the dresses of Lucille Ball and many Hollywood […]

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Grandmas Vintage Jewelry

by Tammy S. Pinkerton This is my first blog post for Grandma’s Jewelry. This is a collection of vintage and estate sale jewelry. I like silver and gold. Who doesn’t? I thought I would begin this first blog post with a poem… Once upon a time, there was a lady who was old she shopped […]