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Hattie Carnegie Jewelry

Author : Georgiana McCall
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Hattie Carnegie's life story surpasses that of Cinderella in that it is true. Born in 1886, she went from being a destitute Macy's messenger girl who owned three blouses and one skirt to controlling, at its high point, a ten-million-dollar empire. Her five companies included custom and ready-to-wear clothing, hats, perfume, and fabulous costume jewelry. For decades, her personal taste and fashion sense influenced the styles worn by countless American women. Today, Hattie Carnegie's jewelry is what has lasted, and this groundbreaking book showcases the full range of designs -- from glamorous rhinestone bracelets to exotic Oriental pins. Over 480 stunning color photos illustrate earrings, necklaces, sets, pins, and bracelets produced from the 1920s to the 1970s. Historical background, jewelry marks and signatures, current values, and collector tips are all included. Many have heard the name Hattie Carnegie, but until now her story has remained a silent secret. With this engaging book, collectors can finally enjoy a look at Hattie Carnegie's fascinating life as well as the beautiful jewelry that serves as her legacy.

Bracelets Academy

Author : Ida Tomshinsky
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In a way, bracelets are among the most common form of jewelry. With the exception of earrings, bracelets are the most popular jewelry in the world. The book is a brief history lesson for bracelet curiosity types, jewelry aficionados, and collectors. The book explains the meaning, trendsetting, and evolving function of bracelets. It is an exciting reading from college students to professional jewelry makers, sellers, and buyers. The Bracelets Academy is a comprehensive resource filled with facts, quotes, and fascinating information that only a librarian can put together.

New Books on Women and Feminism

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American Book Publishing Record

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Interior Design and Decoration

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The Self chosen

Author : Jean L. Baer
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An analysis of the new generation of America's Jewish elite explores their lifestyles, economics, education, attitudes, and the intellectual and sociological changes within their world

Langenscheidts Taschenw rterbuch der englischen und deutschen Sprache 1 2 Englisch Deutsch unter besonderer Ber cksichtigung der Sprache des Amerikaners

Author : Edmund Klatt
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