The inspiration for Crystal Heirlooms began when friends Fran and Jean went wedding dress shopping for Jean’s marriage to Dave in May 2012. You can read more about this in our blog post Vintage Loving Neighbours, but this is the story of Jean’s wedding, as told by her, with some handy tips about planning a destination wedding.
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Henry Bogoff was born in a rural area of Poland in 1908 and, like many Eastern European Jews, emigrated to America at the age of 16 to escape persecution. He arrived at Ellis Island with only a few dollars in his pocket and the determination to build a better life.
We’ve been waiting a while now for our new blog and we’re really excited that it’s finally here! There’s so much we want to share with you – real weddings, tips for choosing the perfect accessories for your wedding, glimpses of vintage fashion, lots of fascinating stuff about vintage jewellery, and whatever else we think you’d enjoy that’s fun and newsworthy.
Firstly a MASSIVE thank you to our secret weapon – the cool, calm and talented Patrice Fiset at Webcoop in Montreal who did all the techie things to make this happen! Working remotely with this company in Canada has been a really enjoyable experience.