Titanic Jewelry Collection, Oval London Blue Resin & Round White Crystal, Silver Tone Brass Ring. Measures Approximately 7/8"l X 3/16"w & Is Not Sizeable.
You could say show business was Irene Harris' life. She lived and breathed it every single day. She was the wife of Henry Harris, one of New York City's most powerful and talented theatrical impresarios. Henry built the famous Hudson Theatre on Broadway and managed the careers of a number of legendary actors and actresses. They shared a wonderful world of glamour, sophistication, wealth and privilege and were absolutely in their element aboard the Titanic. Imagine Irene wearing the Cabaret Collection on opening night or coming down the grand staircase of the glorious Titanic.
Titanic Jewelry Collection
For four magical days, the Titanic's elite passengers reveled in every modern luxury known at the time. During the early part of the 20th century, it was considered quite sophisticated for wealthy families to spend portions of their time in Europe which meant crossing the Atlantic at least once per year. Even to these jaded travelers, the Titanic ship was like no other. Not only was it the most impressive ship of its time draped in every luxury imaginable but so were its passengers. The women of the Titanic would plan for months to bring the right fashionable apparel aboard such a luxurious ship. Along with extensive outfit planning came accessorizing: large hats, mink stoles, gloves and of course, the jewelry. Jewelry of that time was depictive of the Art Nouveau and Edwardian eras. Art Nouveau jewelry was influenced by naturalism involving unusual designs within a symmetrical frame often encompassing foliage, leaves, enamel, pearls, crystals and gemstones. Edwardian designs included more formal jewelry: tiaras, brooches, rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets and sautoir necklaces. Many were set with brilliant gemstones, including diamonds, crystals and of course, pearl. Join JTV as we embark upon a journey of adventure and elegance and mark the 100th year of the Titanic's maiden voyage. Read More
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