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Jewelry from the Scrap Pile (Mar, 1950)

Jewelry from the Scrap Pile

Relying strongly on a fusion type alloy, a Cleveland man turns discarded pieces of metal into fast selling jewelry that is both durable and beautiful.

WILLIAM R. MURPHY
Photographs by Paul

Considine Don Dilley likes to amuse his friends when they drop in at his home in Shaker Heights, Ohio, by taking them back to his one-man factory in the kitchen, and making them a piece of costume jewelry in three minutes flat.

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HOW TO PLEASE YOUR WIFE (Feb, 1951)

Not the article I thought it was going to be.

HOW TO PLEASE YOUR WIFE

IF YOU’VE ever paused before a surrealistic sample of Salvador Dali’s modern art and wondered what the famous painter was trying to convey—brace yourself for further bewilderment. Nowadays you’re likely to see Dalis is being worn as well as hanging in museums.

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GET YOUR HIGH SCHOOL, “PREP” OR COLLEGE RING bearing official seal or school letters (Nov, 1936)

GET YOUR HIGH SCHOOL, “PREP” OR COLLEGE RING bearing official seal or school letters

“GEE, EDDIE, I WISH I HAD A SWELL SCHOOL RING LIKE YOURS, BUT THEY’RE SO EXPENSIVE.”

“NOT IF YOU BUY PARKER’S QUINK AND ACT QUICK, JACK.”

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GET A LIZNITE 10 CENTS A DAY (Oct, 1921)

GET A LIZNITE 10 CENTS A DAY

Some Facts Worth Knowing— Liznite Gem Rings are different from any others you have seen or read about. They are hand-made, hand engraved, extra heavy, real art creations that last a lifetime. Liznite Gems sparkle and glow with the real fire and brilliance of diamonds so that even experts can scarcely detect the difference. We guarantee this and invite you to prove our claims at our risk.

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Gem Cutting (Jun, 1946)

Gem Cutting

The fine art of cutting precious and semi-precious stones isn’t confined to professionals. It’s also a fascinating and interesting hobby.

BY ANN COLBERT

ONE answer to the question “What kind of jobs can disabled veterans do?” has been given by Matthew and Daniel Rosenthal, who have trained many of them as lapidaries. The Rosenthal brothers are the owners of the Gabriel Williams Company, N. V. research laboratories with an impressive record in the fields of electronics, physics, color design and internal combustion engines.

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Bracelet Holds Complete Kit for Make-Up (Dec, 1938)

Bracelet Holds Complete Kit for Make-Up

Useful as well as decorative, a new “cosmetic bracelet” provides makeup in handy form, especially for social occasions when it would be a nuisance to carry a handbag. Turning an outer metal band on the bracelet uncovers any of seven compartments holding lip rouge, face rouge, and face powder, together with puffs for applying them and mirrors to aid in a quick “touch-up.”

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UNFAMILIAR RINGS (Aug, 1945)

UNFAMILIAR RINGS

Rings of life and death, love and hate, from one hundred to several thousand years old, make up a unique collection.

By LOUIS HOCHMAN

IT WAS a beautiful day. The birds and the bees, fluttering about, were busy living up to their reputations. In a cozy corner of an Italian courtyard, back in the early part of the 19th century, two romantic young people were crowding years into brief moments of ecstasy. Again and again their lips made passionate contact as they pledged their undying devotion through all eternity.

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He Makes Big Profits on a Small Scale (May, 1956)

He Makes Big Profits on a Small Scale

This unusual business makes fish scales into artificial flowers and costume jewelry that will dazzle the eye and not offend the nose!

By Rudy Arnold

THERE’S something new in the costume accessories business—a $50,000-a-year idea for turning fish scales into fancy flowers, costume jewelry and stylish hats.

Raymond Pier, a retired 48-year-old auto dealer of Ocean Grove, N. J., got bored with the idle life in Florida. When his eight-year-old daughter came back from the beach one day with a handful of seashells, he wondered if a few novelties couldn’t be created out of the sea’s beautiful but wasted bounty.

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JEWELRY SUPERMARKET (May, 1956)

JEWELRY SUPERMARKET
Jewelry sales soared when Juno Products Co. of Cleveland began sell-service mart

Wholesale buyers put selected baubles in baskets, pay for them at check-out counter.

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Identification Garter for Women (Jul, 1932)

Identification Garter for Women

IDENTIFICATION of women injured in accidents is often slowed up because purses, parcels and papers have been lost or stolen in the melee.

This novel “tag,” shown on the left, is made of gold or silver and has the full description of the wearer engraved on the smooth plate.

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