We had an amazing time at the 2017 Singer Estate Collection event here at Faye’s, on May 24! What an exciting look into vintage & estate jewelry as well as notable items from the personal collections of Elvis, Cher, Shirley Temple, and many more. We couldn’t resist dressing the part in proper flapper style!
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We’re EXCITED to announce the next Estate Show at Faye’s! Mark your calendars…
Wednesday, May 24, 10am-6pm
We will host one of the most renowned collections of estate, antique, vintage & collectible jewelry from around the world, PLUS celebrity items from John Wayne, Liz Taylor, Elvis, Cher, Ringo Starr, & more! Everyone is welcome.
Admission is free, and all ages are invited to enjoy this exclusive journey of glamour through the ages. Items also available for sale in all price budgets. If you wish to reserve a special appointment, please call 501-745-8434.
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Enjoy some photos from earlier events:
Once again we were privileged to host the Singer Collection of world-class antique & estate jewelry. Thanks to everyone who joined us in making it a fantastic day! We also had a little time out to celebrate Lori’s birthday with Faye & sister Memory, and have some girl fun with a little “Baseball Bling.” It’s always the right time for a touch of glamour!
February 27 is the birthday of one of history’s most beloved beauties, an icon of film and fashion, and one of the greatest jewelry collectors of modern times.
Elizabeth Taylor was born in 1932 in a suburb of London to American parents. When the family moved to California during World War II, her father’s art gallery attracted many of Hollywood’s rich and famous, and young Liz’s striking beauty quickly drew the interest of leading movie producers. She was nine when she made her first movie, and soon won a ground-breaking contract with MGM that marked the start of a career that redefined “star” forever.
Her glamour, passionate performances, luxurious lifestyle and tempestuous relationships made her a hugely popular public figure for many decades. Her death in 2011 was greatly mourned but her legacy of elegance and style lives on.
In particular, Taylor’s affinity for jewelry was legendary. Over her lifetime, she amassed a collection of fine jewelry and gemstones with a total estimated worth of $150 million. Her relationships with other collectors, such as husband Richard Burton, and her own exquisite taste, led to an extraordinary collection that shattered records when her estate came to auction after her death in 2011.
Liz Taylor’s Gemstones – The Taj Mahal Diamond, La Peregrina, and more
Below: The ultimate mother’s bracelet. The medallions are engraved with the names & birth dates of Taylor’s children, plus a gold loupe & mementos from her films.
(From Forbes’ Gallery of Taylor’s Jewels)
“Vintage” was the keyword for 2012 & a year later, it’s still going strong. French journalist Romain Dauriac proposed to the beautiful star with an Art Deco diamond engagement ring. The vintage style is both gorgeous and practical: the rose-cut diamonds are in a low-profile setting that is nearly flush against the finger – but no less stunning!
Image from Glamour.com
Even if you’ve never heard her name – or the name of her NBA fiance Dwayne Wade – a lady with a diamond this size demands your attention! Set in a traditionally elegant solitaire setting, there’s nothing ordinary about the staggering 8 1/2 carat cushion-cut diamond. To put that in perspective, the average size of an engagement diamond ranges from .75 to 2 carats. The center stone of Angelina Jolie’s quarter-million dollar engagement ring from Brad Pitt is 6 carats.
Image source: Glamour.com
You can read the adorable proposal story here…
Huffington Post: Wade & Union Proposal
This engagement ring packs a punch – and that’s no joke, even when the fiancee is a professional heavyweight boxer. The petite bride-to-be actually designed the ring herself, with a 6-carat emerald cut diamond in a pave rose gold split band setting.
Image from Steven Stone UK
See all our posts on Celebrity Jewelry & Engagement Rings:
Celebrity Jewelry on Faye’s Diamond Mine