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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — American Flag

The American Flag in Costume Jewelry

Posted by Laurie Zeiden on

The American Flag in Costume Jewelry

To celebrate Independence Day this year, I offer a combination of flag facts and photos of flags in costume jewelry. Have a safe and festive 4th of July! Civil War Era Needlework When asked about the American flag, the first fact most people will recite is that it was designed by Betsey Ross. However, there is evidence to suggest that her name never came up in conjunction with the flag until 40 years after her death when her grandson first brought up the connection in a speech. She was a flag maker and was given drawings from which she created flags....

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