Rest In Peace David Prowse

The Star Wars galaxy has lost another great star, David Prowse – the actor who portrayed Darth Vader on set for all three films of the Original Trilogy. My family has such a strong connection to Star Wars, it often feels like loosing a family member when a Star Wars… View Post

Celebrating C-3PO

Today’s Star Wars Is Joy article features the vintage Weingeroff Ent. Star Wars jewelry. Our wardrobe often carries sentimental value, the memories of special moments where we wore it – like the time I wore my vintage C-3PO jewelry when meeting C-3PO himself, Anthony Daniels. My family and I attended… View Post

Review – 1977 X-Wing stud earrings

The X-Wing necklace is one of my favourite pieces from Weingeroff Ent. so I was very excited to find the matching stud earrings. They measure approximately 18mm across, 14mm high. I paid US$20 for them on ebay – a little more than the R2-D2/C-3PO earrings, but the X-Wings tend to… View Post

Vintage 1977 C-3PO earrings

Some of the first Star Wars merchandise ever made was for women to wear, which I think is awesome. In 1977, before the well known action figures hit store shelves, Weingeroff Ent. Providence, R.I. (licensed by Factors Etc, Inc) was producing licensed Star Wars jewelry, which included necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets, hair… View Post

Review – Vintage 1977 stud earrings

The Star Wars jewelry made by Weingeroff Ent. Providence, R.I. (licensed by Factors Etc, Inc) is really neat, and I am keen to collect all my favourite pieces. A recent purchase on Ebay just arrived – the C-3PO and R2-D2 stud earrings. The detail is really cool, as I have come to expect from this… View Post

Review – vintage 1977 hair barrette

Gradually adding items to my collection of Weingeroff Ent. jewelry and accessories, my latest piece is the Darth Vader hair barrette. According to Collectors Archive, there are three different hair barrettes in the set – Darth Vader, C-3PO and R2-D2. They originally came on a cardboard backing card, but barrettes… View Post

Review – Vintage 1977 set of rings

Impressed with the detail of the Weingeroff Ent. vintage necklaces from 1977, I am keen to collect more from their range. I recently picked up a boxed set of rings, featuring Darth Vader, C-3PO and R2-D2. The rings came in a jewelry box, complete with satin lid lining featuring the… View Post

Review – Weingeroff 1977 necklaces

My first vintage Star Wars purchase for my wardrobe was the R2-D2 and C-3PO necklaces made by Weingeroff Ent. Providence, R.I. (licensed by Factors Etc, Inc) in 1977. They are amongst the first ever Star Wars merchandise – they feature the 20th Century Fox copyright details, with no mention of Lucasfilm. They were made in… View Post