Wednesday, June 9, 2010

...my men for Wednesday - Chris & Carl...

Remember my 'GEMS', acquired for 'Me' this past weekend (yes, yes, while I was 'supposed' to be purging...)?
Last night, while I was preparing the SeaHorses for their first 'wearing', I noticed a maker's mark on the back 'CHRIS ANDERSON'. Ever curious, I HAD to look him up. Now my SeaHorses have a history and 'soul'!! They were created in Trinidad/Tobago and I have definitely 'bonded' with them! I'm sure his 'Caribbean-Modern Ethnic' Style isn't for everyone, but if you're into it, go check out CHRIS ANDERSON JEWELRY - he is an Amazing photographer too!!!!


During my 'clean-up', I took a closer look at my Sterling pin...
I don't know if you can read the back, but it is marked STERLING, and under it is a CA with an Arrow going horizontally through it. Hmmm... Back to the books, and the computer to see what I could find...

CARL-ART INC., Providence, RI 1936 until 1976
Not nearly as much fun as the earrings, but I still love my 'Sterling Brooch with Aqua Rhinestones'.
Hope all of you have found a few good men - at least one ;-) to spice up your 6-9 !!

3 comments:

Linda said...

Love those earrings and that pin is pretty awesome!

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

I La,la,love those earrings. I too knew a Chris Andersen but SHE didn't make jewellery. (I Wish!)

Vintage Christine said...

You know what would be pretty--if you took a little piece of seaglass, got a hole drilled and then dangled it from the seahorse. I'm suggesting that because of course it must be totally easy to drill into a tiny piece of glass. Har har. The earrings are beautiful and that pin! I also have a Carl-Art pin in sterling that is somewhat similar but I think the stone is root beer color. Think I'll go try to find it . . .