It’s quiz time. Which one of these gentleman doesn’t belong?
All gentleman had some very distinctive fashion statements for sure. Ben Franklin rocked the Windsor glasses, Caesar wore sheets with confidence and Michelangelo promoted..well…the birthday suit. Genghis Khan’s leather armor and Christopher Columbus’ plumed mariners hat that is copied by many in the Order of the Knights of Columbus today.
The answer? Benjamin Franklin. Why? Our dear friend Ben was the only one to have champagne wishes. The presence of caviar wishes is merely speculative. Champagne was a happy accident in the 1600s, just a bit too late for the other gents who made the fashion statements of dictatorship, leadership and art.
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Rhinestones stud many a period appropriate bracelet, and encrust the occasional cufflink. While rhinestones add dazzle where diamonds are impractical or unobtainable, the challenge often lies with durability. The foil backings cannot be immersed in water and must be cleaned extremely delicately. That works or gentle use, but not if the item is your “go to.” Most of the time, depending on the application, it is more practical to just simply replace them.
If you are making a new custom set of cufflinks as a “go with” rather than aiming for historical accuracy, obtain a quantity of Swarovski crystals. They are available with flat backs, in novel shapes and also in adhesive and sew-able forms. The Swarovski Rose is a popular round shape that can fill the holes where round cabochons once flourished. If you run a tailor or seamstress shop, they are more durable and easily cleanable for your creations. Swarovski crystals may be cleaned with a soft cloth, or with mild soapy water. Of course, any findings, fasteners, or backing fabric must be considered when attempting to clean any item, but the crystals themselves clean easily.
It goes without saying that one wouldn’t strip Grandma’s entire demi parure or Great-Grandpa’s tie tacks with crystals, but if you come across a piece that is merely an empty stoneless shell destined for the scrap or crafter heap, it is a thought to consider to gussy it up for everyday use.modern fashion | Comment (0)
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