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Upscale Costume Jewelry


Item Category: Jewelry


This lovely 23" necklace is fashioned of cream color oval and pink round pearl-look beads separated by silver tone beads. The result is a piece of fashion jewelry with a timeless look. The set is completed with the pair of drop earrings on silver wires.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $85


Upscale Costume Jewelry


Item Category: Jewelry


The three round accent beads in this 18" necklace are faceted in a way that gives them the appearance of navy blue. The necklace has a very contemporary look with the round and triangular glass beads with silver filigree ones. The matching earrings are fashioned of the silver filigree beads with small triangular accents on silver wire.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $90


Upscale Costume Jewelry


Item Category: Jewelry


This pair of pearls and emerald green glass beads can be worn separately or together for a classic look. The 21" necklace is fashioned with small silver beads between the pearls while the 23" is fashioned of alternating small and medium pearls. These pieces are sure to be ones you will wear over and over again.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $120


Upscale Costume Jewelry


Item Category: Jewelry


Alternating crystal, silver-tone and bronze-tinted beads, this 21-inch necklace features a crystal beaded pendant and fastens with an s-clasp. It captures the play of light and will lend a touch of class to any dressy ensemble.
 


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $65


Upscale Costume Jewelry


Item Category: Jewelry


Your earth-toned ensemble will be complete with this 19-inch necklace with s-clasp.  It features alternating topaz and brown beads; the pendant is 1-1/2 inches in diameter and bears the warm tones that add a touch of class to your looks.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $70


Valerie Makstell Gift Certificate


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


For over 30 years, Valerie Makstell Interiors has created exciting interiors for Cincinnatians. With this certificate you can receive a one-hour in-home professional consultation as well as a $50 in-store credit. Certificate expires September 1, 2014.


Donor: Valerie Makstell Interiors


Donor Value: $150


Value Basket & Ice Cream


Item Category: Restaurants


Famous for their ButterBurgers and Fresh Frozen Custard, Culver's offers something special for everyone.  Enjoy a Value Basket Deluxe or Grilled Chicken Sandwich and two single-scoop frozen custards at Culver's of Mason.  Vouchers will go to the three highest bidders and they do not expire.


Donor: Culver's of Mason


Donor Value: $12


Venice Welcome Basket


Item Category: Restaurants


Good food for a good cause!  Sit back and relax with a delicious cup of Venice on Vine organic Italian roast coffee in one of two Asian inspired, lidded mugs, while you think about where you're going to use the spices included, and what you're going to order from the restaurant on Vine Street in OTR with your two $25 gift certificates.


Donor: Venice on Vine/Power Inspires Progress


Donor Value: $75


Vera Bradley Backpack


Item Category: Clothing


This designer backpack has all the features you could wish for!  Thickly quilted with padded straps for comfort, its colorful pattern is chic and engaging.  The base of the main compartment measures approximately 13"x5"; the backpack is about 14" high.  Inside the main compartment is a zipped security pocket  and ID tag plate.  There is a front zipped pocket for easy access, and two side pockets for water bottles or cell phone.

 


Donor: The Villager


Donor Value: $99


Verdin Cast Bronze Bells


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Even if you have no need for bells to summon your butler or lady's maid, you will be delighted to display these three cast bronze bells in your home.  Each has wooden handles and includes The Verdin Company name and logo, signifying high quality.  The bells range from 4-1/2 inches to 6-1/2 inches in height and represent three different pitches.


Donor: The Verdin Company


Donor Value: $200


Victorian Experience


Item Category: Unique Experience


Step back into the romance and mystery of the Victorian Era.  The Benninghofen House in Historic Hamilton, Ohio, portrays the lifestyle of a prominent businessman and his family during the late 19th century, as Hamilton developed into an industrial center.  With this package, up to ten people can design an experience of a lifetime.  This could be a special tour that would include an in-depth look at the Victorian lifestyle, or a party, shower, photo shoot or meeting held in the Benninghofen House. It could be a paranormal investigation, as there are at least twelve spirits reputed to reside at the Butler County Historical Society.
 


Donor: Butler County Historical Society


Donor Value: $500


Victorian Iron Stove


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


This antique cast iron stove is a fun item for the collector or as a toy for a special child. The two doors drop down for access to the ovens and the bottom draawer pulls out.  The pink marble top meassures 9 x 16 inches and the stove itself is 15 inches high.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $100


Vintage Battery Operated Car


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Crank the handle and take a trip back in time!  This vintage battery-operated toy-sized Stutz Bearcat has a white body with black interior, red wheel trim, and a gold front grill.  Made of plastic materials in the 1970's - the car measures approximately 40" long x 15 1/2" wide x 12 inches high.  While operational, it is not a toy for children.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $100


Vintage Beam's 1903 Model A


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Commemorating the Model A Ford, the James B. Beam Distilling Company has created a replica of Henry Ford's first production automobile. The decanter does not contain alcohol.  It measures 13 x 6 1/2 x 8 inches and includes the original vehicle registration card.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $48


Vintage Black & White Cameo


Item Category: Jewelry


This vintage pendant by Wedgewood is fashioned of black jasperware with a white gentleman's silhouette. It is framed in sterling silver with a silver loop for attaching to your necklace.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $40


Vintage Brass Bald Eagle Figurine


Item Category: Art


The drama of an eagle eying its prey is captured in this brass statue.  Showing fine details of talons and feathers, the figurine measures approximately 18" across and 14" high.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $50


Vintage Jim Beam Fire Engine Decanter


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


From the James B. Beam Distilling Company comes this unique decanter designed as an 1867 "Mississippi" Fire Engine No. 313. The commemorative bottle includes the original vehicle registration card, but does not contain alcohol.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $100


Vintage Stoneware Glazed Crock


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


This vintage stoneware glazed pickle jar is a collectible that would add rustic charm to your home.  The crock has a metal and wood handle and crackled finish on the lid.  It measures approximately nine inches high and nine inches wide at the base.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $30


Violin Bow Re-Hair


Item Category: Music Lessons or Services


Musical instruments require continuous care to make sure they sound their best and provide years of enjoyment. A Violin Maker's Workshop is the only shop in Cincinnati that has a trained, three time award winning Violin Maker on staff to meet the individual needs of our customers. With locations in Mason and Cheviot, have your violin bow re-haired; certificate will go to each of the two highest bidders and does not expire.


Donor: A Violin Maker's Workshop


Donor Value: $40


Virgil's Cafe Dining Cards


Item Category: Restaurants


A locally owned and operated casual restaurant, specializing in "from scratch" cooking, and providing craft beers, wine, and spirits, Virgil's Cafe in Bellevue, Kentucky is a fabulous choice for lunch or dinner.  Your gift cards do not expire.


Donor: Virgil's Cafe


Donor Value: $50


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