TITLE

vintage charms

AUTHOR(S)
Graber, Sharon
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Country Living;Feb2007, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the collection of vintage charms. It is suggested that vintage charms collection was very popular in the 1950s and 1960s when American companies produced sterling-silver charms including Wells Sterling and Beau Sterling. Every charm is considered to have a person significance to the owner. As a collectible, vintage charms not only remain affordable but are also highly personal mementos.
ACCESSION #
24557805

 

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