This essentially changed the face of the mesh purse industry, not only making the piece much more easy to manufacture, but also increasing its popularity.Through more efficient production techniques, mesh purses were assembled quickly and with a greater selection of materials and designs.Before your first purchase, you should cruise the internet, antique stores and shows to get a feeling of the styles and colors that appeal to you.Mesh purses are as personal as any other type of purse.It was no surprise that mesh purses took off the way they did.With their ostentatious beauty and ability to turn heads In 1909, A. Pratt of Newark, New Jersey invented the mesh-making machine.To see marks of the makers below, click on the appropriate links in each row.
During this period, they used elaborate materials, such as gold and silver.
1928 Jewelry Company - This company was founded in 1968 in Burbank, California by Melvyn J. The company's jewelry is easily recognized by the swirled pattern etched on the back of each piece.
Of special note is the fact that the company holds the license to produce pieces for the Vatican Library Collection.
Hand Mirrors & Sets Perfume Bottles Ladies Compacts Vintage Jewelry Personal & Wardrobe Items Clothing, Linens, Textiles Celluloid Albums & Boxes Porcelains from Around the World Limoges Frames Art & Decorative Woodenware I truly consider it a grand time to be a small part of the explosive recognition that the vintage mesh purse industry so duly deserves.
It was quite apparent years ago that the curiosity towards Whiting & Davis, as well as Mandalian mesh purses, was exuberant and soon to be out of control.