HISTORY OF CHARMS: PART 3
Reprinted, first published on monicarichkosann.com
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From the jewelry featured on the silver screen to the pieces celebrities, style arbiters and our first ladies wore in real life and publicity stills, the ’50s and early ’60s heralded the return of celebratory and sentimental charms. After WWII, there was a new lighthearted feeling that spread throughout the country. Actresses continued to influence what real women wore and mother’s inspired their daughters. In effect, every female wanted to commemorate life’s special moments with charms.
Additionally, suburban life with its cocktail parties and activities that revolved around family (including family vacations) led to charms that reflected an abundance of styles that represented everything from vacation spots to hobbies to sports and different birthdays and anniversaries.7.