Welcome to the Gustav Manz blog. Manz was a master goldsmith and designing jeweler whose career spanned New York's Gilded Age and Art Deco eras. We invite you to share your thoughts, and will do our best to answer specific questions about the life, work, and contemporaries of this early 20th century artist-craftsman.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
BUSTING OUT OF THEIR GILDED CAGES
Two women born around 1880. Both possessing good jewelry. And some nerve. One entered into an arranged marriage and founded a weekly newspaper; the other inspired headlines like this 1918 blurb in the Iron CountyRegister:"Notorious Bandit Escapes Most Famous Detectives of Four Continents..." Their identities and thoughts about their choices, here.