The National Foundation of Patriotism is proud to unveil the Sweetheart Jewelry Collection exhibit. This exhibit features the pieces from world’s largest collection of Military Sweetheart Jewelry and Collectibles. This private collection of founder, Nick Snider, is one of the few “traveling exhibits” still offered by the National Foundation of Patriotism to go on display in other museums, airports, government buildings, corporate headquarters, and more. Its road name, “Rescuing a Piece of Romantic History,” has it all: Romance, Letters from War, Suspense, Mystery, Intrigue. Follow us as we unveil story after story of the artifacts that represent love and passion between our nation’s soldiers and their sweethearts. Don’t miss this wonderful tribute to love.
Military Sweetheart Jewelry and Collectibles
What is it?
Military Sweetheart Jewelry and Collectibles are an important part of American history. Each piece represents the love of a soldier and the women in their lives, girlfriends, wives, mothers, sisters. This exhibit is represented in pins, rings, bracelets, banners, pillowcases, patches, compacts and more.
Who collected it?
Nick Snider is the largest collector of Military Sweetheart Jewelry and Collectibles in the world. With over 10,000 pieces in the collection, Nick recognized this important piece of romantic history of the American Servicemen. Nick has written 2 volumes on the subject and collaborated on a third.
Where did it come from?
Nick traveled the world researching and collecting facts, and artifacts, personal stories, letters, poetry and pictures that round out the entire story of this unique compilation.
When was it made?
The oldest pieces date back to the civil war. The largest amount were derived from the second world war. With many from the Vietnam era as well.
Why will people like it?
This collection is appreciated by those who love military history, romantic memorabilia, and stories of the American Servicemen and women and their families.