Gorgeous pave-set paste rhinestone clasp. This early-mid twentieth century bag is in lovely condition. The external silver mesh has a wonderful shimmer and shine.
Purses have a rich and varied history dating to the medieval period. For centuries, bags used to carry personal items served as an essential part of daily life. Rather than remaining utilitarian, purses evolved into a sophisticated decorative art and fashion accessory.
These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only. You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item. An Oroton white Glomesh handbag and matching wallet and a gold mesh change purse 2Provenance, the Verna Jane Arthur collection Show 10 more like this.
I could never be a nomad. Too bad, because this skill would serve me well every day; I long to be that rare woman who tosses a mere lipstick and a house key into her petite handbag before dashing out the door. Metal mesh dates back to the Middle Ages, when chain mail was first invented.
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What beautiful purses- and such a wonderful family story Love, love, love the purses!!! That is so awesome that you have those. What a treasure:.
Lori Blaser may be reached at apassionforpurses yahoo. Blaser buys, and also sells purses from her collection. Bags, used to carry personal possessions, date back to the Ice Age.