Pair of filigree REGARD dove brooches, England, circa 1820.

Love jewelry

At different times it happened that jewelry was not just jewelry, but veiled (and not so veiled) confessions. Such jewelry was popular in England at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th centuries, most often they were gifts from men in love to ladies of their hearts. The message itself was encrypted …

Beautiful love story of chewing gum liners 'Love is...

Beautiful love story of chewing gum liners

Beautiful love story of chewing gum liners The sweet romantic series “Love is …” has become the most popular in the post-Soviet space and the former republics of the USSR. The liners of this Turkish chewing gum were collectible and exchanged. Fortunately, I also have such a romantic collection. But I couldn’t even guess about …

Beautiful Soviet Russian actress Larisa Udovichenko

Beautiful Soviet Russian actress Larisa Udovichenko

Russian actress Larisa Udovichenko was born April 29, 1955 in Vienna (Austria), where her father, Ivan Nikonovich, served as a military doctor. Her mother, Muza Alekseevna, at one time she graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography, but did not become an actress. However, she tried to instill in her daughter a …

Polish actress, Jewish beauty Bella Darvi (23.10.1928-11.09.1971)

Polish actress, Jewish beauty Bella Darvi

Jewish beauty Bella Darvi Born Bajla Węgier October 23, 1928, Bella Darvi was one of the most beautiful Polish actresses, Golden Globe Award winner (1954). She grew up in a large Jewish family of five children. Her father Haim Vegier and mother Chaya Vegier were bakers. During the second world war, she was imprisoned by …

Born Anastasia Noris Von Gerzfeld, 1930s beauty icon Italian actress Assia Noris (16 February 1912 – 27 January 1998)

1930s beauty icon Italian actress Assia Noris

1930s beauty icon Italian actress Assia Noris Born 16 February 1912 in St. Petersburg, Anastasia Noris Von Gerzfeld grew up in the Russian-German family of wealthy parents. However, like many of the rich compatriots of that time, Asya’s parents had to leave Russia after the October Revolution. They settled in France, and Anastasia spent her …

Baroness Alida Maria Laura Altenburger von Marckenstein-Frauenberg (31 May 1921 – 22 April 2006). Film Actress Alida Valli

Italian Baroness Film Actress Alida Valli 1921-2006

Italian Baroness Film Actress Alida Valli Born in the family of an Austrian baron, journalist, professor of philosophy and Italian mother, Alida Valli became the legendary Italian actress. She became a movie star back in the time of Mussolini, filming since 1935. And the most successful works of the fascist period were “Little Old World” …

Divinely beautiful Swedish born actress Ann-Margaret Olsson

Swedish born actress Ann-Margaret Olsson

Swedish born actress Ann-Margaret Olsson Born in Stockholm on April 28, 1941, Ann-Margaret spent her first five years in a small town of Valsjobyn. Back in 1941, Ann’s father moved to the United States, intending to transfer the whole family there, but the Second World War broke his plans. Only on November 29, 1946, Ann …

Charming Italian film actress Stefania Sandrelli

Beautiful Italian film actress Stefania Sandrelli

Beautiful Italian film actress Stefania Sandrelli The journal “Actors of foreign cinema” (1970) wrote about Stefania, that she is too young, so young that it is not easy to outline her creative profile. Indeed, she can still change, and able to reveal completely different, new for us sides of her talent. But still, the fact …

Beautiful model Mariya Garmash

Beautiful model Mariya Garmash

Beautiful model Mariya Garmash Born in a Siberian town of Abakan, Krasnoyarsk region, on April 9, Mariya Garmash is a stunningly beautiful model. In 2004 Garmash became the finalist of “Miss Siberia” beauty pageant. Later she won one more beauty contest, in particular, the prestigious “Russian model” competition. Besides, she became the finalist of a …