Bolzano, Italy - Dominican Church

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Location: BOLZANO, Italy
Scene: Bolzano’s 13-century Dominican Church, Chiesa dei Domenicani.

Vintage Silver & Enamel Souvenir Travel Bracelet Shield Charm

Height: 5/8 inch Width: 1⁄2 inch
Depth: 1/8 inch Weight: 1.0 grams

Condition: Beautiful detail and in excellent condition for its age!

Shipping: I'd be happy to combine shipping if you win more than one charm!
 About Shield Charms:

These sterling silver enamelled travel shield charms were popular with European, British and American travelers in the 1940's, 1950's 1960's, 1970's, and are highly collectible items today. The colorful vintage / retro look is very appealing to collectors and are quite the conversation piece. Some have a vintage patina and some look like they are brand new even if they are over 50 or 60 years old. They are wearable postcards and miniature works of art.

Women documented their travels by collecting a souvenir shield charm depicting the town or country coat of arms crest, a scenic picture of the area, castles, a famous landmark (Eiffel Tower), building (White House), person from history (Mozart) or an event (Olympics).
These charms were often given to women as gifts from their men who were traveling abroad.

  Wikipedia Info:

Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano (German: Bozen, Ladin: Balsan, Bulsan) is the capital city of South Tyrol, the most German region in the northern part of Italy. Bolzano is the largest city of its region and its archaeological museum is worldwide famous, because it is the home of the Iceman Otzi. In Italy it is also famous as the Italian Capital of Christmas thanks to the characteristic Christmas market. Bozen's/Bolzano's population is around 100,000 (140,000 including the metropolitan area) and 25% of inhabitants speak German as mother language.

Bolzano’s 13-century Dominican Church, Chiesa dei Domenicani.

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 27 October, 2007.

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