Tag: Joan Munkacsi
This week I was elated to be able to buy a Thomas L Mott charm bracelet form the estate of Joan Munkacsi. Joan was a mentor to many charm collectors and Thomas L Mott are my favorite charms so I think I was meant to own this piece. It’s the centerpiece of my TLM collection now. See more of Joan’s extensive collection as it’s offered on eBay.
This book is the essential guide for serious and casual charm collectors alike. Charms And Charm Bracelets: The Complete Guide is a hardback book published by Schiffer in 2005. The author, Joanne Schwartz, and photographer, Robert N. Schwartz have done a brilliant job of packing the book with charm bracelet history spanning the 19th century […]
I’m pleased as punch because I received my 5 year anniversary heart charm that commemorates a milestone for Joan’s Vintage Charms and Charm Bracelets discussion group. The group was formed by Joan Munkacsi back in 2003 on ebay as a place to share information about charm collecting. The tag line of the group reads “Where […]
Christmas morning I logged into an ebay charm bracelet discussion group that I belong to and read the heartbreaking news that the founder of the group had passed away on Christmas eve. Her name was Joan Munkacsi. She had fought a long painful battle with cancer, which finally claimed her life. I knew that she wasn’t doing well as she had gone through many treatments and the cancer kept reappearing, but I never really thought she would not be back to the group……