JANET W. Gaynor welcomes you to the website, AZILLION SPARKLZ Vintage Costume Jewelry and Fine Estate Jewelry. The website originated in February 1997, however my interest and education in fine jewelry dates to 1985, and my affair with costume jewelry began in 1992.
What you want to know about me is whether I am reliable, responsible, and knowledgeable, and the information below will help answer your questions.
FEEDBACK: This is what my auction customers have to say, eBay Feedback.
NEWSPAPER: Quote is from The Arizona Daily Star, the Oasis Section, Antiques & Collectibles column written by Larry Cox,
"Janet" "sells and collects vintage costume jewelry and maintains a list of about 400 other collector/dealers." "Not only can she help you identify your pieces, she will also provide you with cleaning and repair tips." (6-5-99)
"LAUREL: "Janet" Gaynor "of Sparkles often goes the extra mile for clients who are searching for that special, one-of-a-kind piece of vintage jewelry. In recent months, she has managed to build an impressive customer base along with an excellent reputation with collectors throughout the region." (6-17-00)
Article in the Tucson Citizen about Collectible Costume Jewelry, nice mention of Janet at AZillion SPARKLZ (03-22-04), Click here.
EDUCATION: Gemological Institute of America courses include Diamonds and Colored Stones. Gemological Institute of America laboratory courses include Diamond Grading, Colored Stone Identification, & Filled Diamonds Identification. Seminars include Pearls, Jade, Antique Jewelry, and Colored Stone ID Techniques.
Information available in Sparkles' Cleaning & Repair Guides has been used in various venues: quoted in newsletters, used in connection with classes at a Community College, and quoted and referred to in several books about costume jewelry.
***AZillion SPARKLZ *** is honored to be included as an e-shopping site in the print magazine, TIMES MAGAZINE, December 4, 2000, and in TIMES DIGITAL a supplemental magazine delivered with TIME MAGAZINE, as well as in the cyber version of Times Digital and is proud to be in the good company of Tiffany & Co, Bloomingdales, and Lands End.
*** Azillion SPARKLZ *** is honored to be mentioned in Christmas Jewelry, page 158, by Mary Morrison; and in Collector's Compass, page 103, by Judith Katz-Swartz. (Cleaning & Repair)
10/01/02 AZillion Sparklz is honored to be one of the 100 websites mentioned in the newly published Random House book Virtual Vintage by Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello. If you love vintage clothing you need to read this insider's guide to the best sites, buying & selling, resources & tips. Very reasonably priced at Amazon.com.
Website Owner: Janet Worden Lawwill Gaynor
Address: P. O. Box 35038, Tucson, Arizona 85740-5297
I am happy to have you browsing, shopping, or learning on my website. Please write me if you have any questions.
Dec. 2005 - Danube Christmas Cruise - Janet, new friends Maxine and Linda
Dec. 2005 - Danube Christmas Cruise - New friend Susan. Janet
April 2006 - Rhine/Moselle Cruise - Janet
April 2006 - Rhine/Moselle Cruise - Marge, Linda, Janet
April 2006 - Rhine/Moselle Cruise - Easter Bunnie & Janet
Sept. 2006 - Hawaii Cruise - Janet and friend Marilyn
Sept. 2006 - Hawaii Cruise - Friend Marilyn & Janet
GO TO: SPARKLES HOME PAGE
GO TO: || Creatures - Figurals, Faces, Butterflies, etc. || Newest Additions Section ||
|| Plastics - Bakelite, Celluloid & More ||
|| Silver & Copper Section || Signature -Designer Section ||
|| Unsigned/Signed Section - Biggest Section of Treasures || Victorian , Art Deco, Nouveau Section ||
|| Fine Estate Jewelry - Gold & Precious Stones ||
|| Beads - Glass, Turquoise & More || Buckles & Sweater Guards ||
|| Christmas Jewelry || Cufflinks , Tie Clips ||
|| Ivory & Bone ||Watch Fobs, Chatelettes, Fraternal Organizations || Patriotic - Sweetheart, Military, Flags, Eagles ||
|| Earrings Section -- Find a complement to your favorite jewels ||
|| Backlot Bargain Bazaar - Reduced jewelry, strange jewelry, slightly worn jewelry, & more ||
E-mail Janet: sparklz2@Sparklz.com,
, Cell phone 520-907-2839.
Gaynor, P. O. Box 35038, Tucson, AZ 85740-5297 Website est. February 1997
Janet W. Gaynor, P. O. Box 35038, Tucson, AZ 85740-5297
Website est. February 1997