Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 6, 1975 · Page 26
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April 6, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 26

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2-E—LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL—Sunday Morning, April 6,1975 Bride's Best Friend? Pearls MRS, DAVID DEA Coupl Vows Unite Dea Saturday Christ the King Catholic Church was the scene of the marriage of Miss Claudia Goode and David Dea at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Ron Krjstman, pastor of Christ the King, and Dr. Edmund Robb, minister of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, officiated at the double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Dayton W. Goode of 3611 48th St. and Mr. and Mrs. John L. Dea of 3427 54th St. Attendants were Miss Cindy Gregory of Austin, maid of honor; Mrs. Roger Hays, matron of honor; Roger Hays and Kent Craig of Denver, best men. Mrs. Dea attended Texas Tech University and is a student in the Gemological Institute of America correspondence school program. Dea was graduated from Tech in 1974 with a degree in sociology. BY HELEN DIXON Family News Editor Love and marriage never seem to go out of style, and neither do pearls. As symbols of- love, Innocence and purity, pearls have always been the preferred bridal jewelry of young women of taste and elegance. The pearls you wear on your wedding day will probably be the basis for additions to your jewelry wardrobe for the rest of your life. They never go out of style, and their luster is only improved with wearing. Many brides during the turbulent sixties turned away from the traditional wedding customs. Some married in meadows, parks, or other unlikely locations, wearing informal clothes. But in the seventies the pendulum has swung back, and it's evident from the gowns brides are choosing, that gimmicky looks are out and restraint is in. Along with dress styles, the always fashionable pearl necklace reflects this civilized and feminine trend. The beauty of the oyster- born jewel has been recognized since the first man climbed out of his cave and stepped into the water for shellfish. History records that pearls were so prized by men that at times they were forbidden to women! In ancient India the war god Vishnu was always pictured wearing a string of pearls into battle to ward off death and evil. Persian kings wore pearls as a symbol of sovereignty. Alexander the Great who introduced pearls into Europe, made them the fashion for wealthy and titled young men who wore them in their ears and on their clothes. Julius Caesar was fond of pearls, and Henry VIII wore, a fortune in pearl necklaces from neck to waist. When choosing pearls, whether natural or cultured, and to make sure your choice is a quality gem, there are several characteristics which indicate their value.Size, shape, color , luster and surface smoothness, all determine value. Large pearls are rare, and therefore more expensive. Perfectly round pearls are PTA Notes BOWIE The sixth grade will sing the rock cantata "The Creation'' at the 7:30 p.m. Thursday meeting of the Bowie Elementary School PTA in the school cafeteria. WOLFFARTH The Wolffarth PTA will meet Thursday in the school cafeteria (or a program by the first grade and the installation of new officers. OVERTON . Patriotism will be the theme for the 7:30 p.m. Thursday meeting of the Overton Elementary School PTA in the school cafeteria. POSEY The P^ys'ey" Elementary SchfioTPTA will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the school cafeteria for election and in- slallation of officers. McWHORTER .The McWhorter Elementary School PTA will meet, at 7:.'JO p.m. Tuesday in the Matthews Junior High auditorium at 417 N. Akron to sec a pymnaslic exhibition by students from Parsons and McWhorter schools. SLATON.IHS The O.L. Slaton Junior High School homemaking class will present a style show at. at a .7:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting of the school's PTA in the school auditorium. HUTCHINSON JHS Mrs. Elmer Martin will head as president the new slate of officers to be installed at 2:45 p.m. Monday by the J.T. Hutchinson Junior High School PTA in the school auditorium. Order By Phone Downtown 765-930] South Plains Mai! 797-3316 FIND OF THE WEEK 1V6 pi, 3H, 51/2 pint Beverage Pitchers 7.75 $ 8,25 and $ 11.00 Beoufy buys in hand blown eryjfol....for the bride or hostess....for your own home. In 3 perfect sizes for doily use, the two larger sizes have ice guards for practicality. BeaO- tifi.ll Traditional Anderton Gijt Wrapped, Free! also scarce, and therefore a price factor. The perfectly round are the most expensive, then semi-round, and finally baroque. Colors of pearls are almost limitless, but the main quality which gives pearls their great beauty is luster. Unlike shine, which is a surface quality, the luster of the pearl is actually a glow from within. Because of their structure, which reflects as well as refracts light, only real pearls—both cultured and natural—have luster. Surface smoothness is also a factor in determining value. Perfectly smooth pearls are extremely rare, and almost all real pearls will have some slight indentations in their surfaces, and some even have tiny spots of discoloration. Today's bride has many alternatives when choosing her pearls for that day of days. Strands may be purchased in almost any length, depending on how you want to accentuate the neckline of your bridal gown. Perhaps it's because men like to lavish beautiful thing on the women they love that pearls have been transformed into a woman's jewel. It's been observed that diamonds are a girl's best friend, and that gentlemen prefer blonds, but it has also been observed that blonds in diamonds do not light fires in gentlemen the way girls in pearls do! Clip V Cook YAM THE BRIDE'S JEWEL - By the time a girl reaches the altar, she is well aware that pearls are a great compliment to her femininity. In this photo, the matinee-length strand is a perfect compliment to her bridal gown of lace and linen. Her earrings are single pearls set in a sunburst of gold which completes the delicate bridal aura. RAISIN BREAD STUFFING Vt lb. pork sausage links, cut in half-inch pieces 6 cups toasted raisin bread cubes (12 slices) 1 can (16 ozs.) sweet. potatoes or yams, drained and mashed Vz cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped celery 2 tbsps. each poultry seasoning and salt V* tsp. pepper V< cup melted butter Lightly brown sausage in skillet, drain. In large bowl, combine sausage with remaining ingredients, toss to blend thoroughly. Turn mixture into buttered 2-quart mold and bake in 350 degree oven, 35 minutes. Unmold on platter. Garnish with more whole sausages, if desired, and desired vegetables. Or spoon lightly into cavity of 10 to 12-pound turkey. Truss bird and roast as desired. Makes about S cups. Note: Vz recipe makes sufficient stuffing for 5 to 6- pound roasting chicken. FEMININE AND ROMANTIC - This delicate lace and organza bridal gown is a summer dream of love and innocent beauty. The lovely gown is graced by one of nature's most precious treasures, a delicate choker of beautiful pearls. From grandmother's time, and before, pearls have been synonymous with bridal finery. MOTHER'S DAY Special!! GIFT CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE White Velvet Permanent Wove Reg. 25,00 S217-50rh (West of Slide) 799-3236 GRAPEFRUIT SALAD For a "composed" salad, use fresh grapefruit sections, sliced cooked beets and salad greens with an oil-a<id-vinegar dressing. Tastes particularly good with broiled fish fillets or fish steaks. Monterey Cnnrer 797-S521 Lubbock's MoTt Complete ~* Lamp Specialty Shop Unusual Selections of Miniature Lamps • Ginger Jar» . . Wood • Brtm • Crystal f51 Three Spectacular GORHAM STERLING 35% OFF on 24-piece sets for 8 33!/3% OFF on 4 - piece place settings 25% OFF all open stock CHOOSE FROM 24 GORHAM STERLING DESIGNS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY special savings from Gorham- to us - 1o You. Three spectacular offers in time for Mother's Day and Spring Bridal Gifting) Now is (he time to buy Gorham Sterling. The 24-ptece set consists of eight each: teaspoon, place knife and place fork. The 4-piece place setting ot 33 V* savings consists of one each teaspoon, salad fork place knife, and place fork. Or save 25% on all individual piece purchases. Whether storting, adding to or completing your sterling service, now is the time to buy Gorham Sterling. • PRICE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT WTiCi: PUH Bl LUNcHIBK Hit — zi.meimjAi.r-3^0 ffinr.tr & n Andante GROUP 1 iiu. lltllt I'licM | .-JR-PV i _67Z.OO Jill Flit! Camellia Chantilly Alencon Lice FiirUx Sultercup Gretnfcrier King Edward Lyric Sea ROM • Rondo Spanitri Hoie Tiara Tracer/ TritoEy Slrajtoourf cnoup 2 lift. •lllll : >so oo i Illl Priit I 5B535 Old Eniliih Tipl' • Gossamer . Hitpana Melroie While Paijtey • GROUT 3 J«n I 1*2.50 | nHrsn ill! "WOT" La Scali Medici Clinic Bouquet Baronial CROUP 4 ! 150.00 I [HWF •Noll , - - •— r - 1 ! ' 3Vi% OFF BASIC 4-PIECE FLACE-SETTINC - »ddilicn«l Plici Sown ini)/0f SpiMdtr lor 1 or 6-JK. pl*ct-Mttini fri t fait S7TW 1%OTF. Gorham Sterling h For Now, Tomorrow and Forever. 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