Take a Look at Old Jewelry Catalogs

Many years back, we had a blog site series called “Cataloging History” where I submitted some images from my old jewelry brochure collection. Below are those images integrated into one post. The resolution of these images is bad, so I will include more upgraded takes a look at these brochures ultimately.

ModernBirthstones, c. 1932

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Image is from the 1932 Annual Wallenstein Mayer Co Wholesale Catalog

Jewelry business in the 20 s-30 s utilized a variety of artificial and real gems. As an outcome, each stone had an equivalent footing when it pertained to marketing. Many presume that a synthetic stone reduces the worth, however that wasn’t the case for these made birthstones. Each ring above wholesale for $9 despite whether the stone was real or artificial.

LadiesFancy Rings, c. 1945

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Image originates from a wholesale brochure entitled“Jewelry Creations” There is no printed date, however it is from at some point in between 1940– 1955.

ArtDeco Lavalieres, c. 1932

antique jewelry catalog
This image is from the 1932 Annual Wallenstein Mayer Co WholesaleCatalog All the lavalieres on this page are cast in 14 k white gold and dressed in pure platinum.
We offered a comparable treasure as those visualized above in 2010.