The beautiful items you are about to see are
of Victorian jewelry, chatelaines, and other items. They are made by the same
exacting standards as the originals and are offered here at less than half the
price you could expect to pay in a jewelry store, assuming you could find them
All items are made of solid .925 sterling silver. The workmanship and
attention to detail is incredible, as the enlarged photos show.
Every attempt is made to keep the website up-to-date, so most items are
in stock and will ship within 48 hours. If an item is no longer in stock, it
will be refunded at time of shipping. If that was the only item you ordered,
the entire order will be refunded. NO BACKORDERS.
Standard shipping is USPS Priority Mail.
ATTENTION, NON-USA CUSTOMERS...
There is a minimum $15 additional charge to cover
Global Priority Mail, special packaging, and customs paperwork. Please add
this fee to your cart from the shipping box below.
If actual shipping is more, you will be invoiced through PayPal. As much as we
would like to have your business,
please do not place an order if this is not agreeable.
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Cynthia Van Arsdale, owner
About the Vantiques lady...
The beautiful lady pictured here and in the full-length shot on the
Minnie Maddern Fiske
, famous Broadway actress and animal rights activist. I am privileged to own
73 original publicity photos spanning a 30-plus year period. This particular
photo is my favorite, taken from
Miranda of the Balcony
(1901). Mrs. Fiske (née
Mary Augusta Davey) was born into a theatrical family on December 19, 1865 in
New Orleans, LA, and started acting at age 3. She continued to act until her
death on February 15, 1932 after a long and distinguished career, leaving
behind her devoted husband/manager, Harrison Gray Fiske. They had no