Monthly Archives: July 2011


1939- This great necklace is a recent purchase. The original ad for this and all the other pieces in this  series can be found on P.85 of Monet- Master Jewelers.

Monet Mat Page

There were many advertisements and mat page photos that just could not be included in the book. From time to time I will include them in this blog as a reference for all Monet collectors out there.

Bracelet Advertisement 1953

Monet was the only company of its kind to make all of their own tools. Not only did they make all of this incredible jewlery in their won factories, they also made the tools used to make the jewelry!


About the Author

Alice Vega is a freelance fashion and graphic designer living in New York City. As a member of Costume Jewelry Collectors International and the Society of Jewelry Historians she has combined her long standing interest in collecting vintage jewelry with her passion for history, preservation and the arts in this her first book.


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