May 082011

Happy Mother’s Day to Swarovski collecting crystal fanatics around the world!  May all Moms, Grandmothers, and Mothers-to-be have a delightful day!

I recently found this charming tale and thought today was the perfect day to remember the youthful innocence of kids….

A mother and her young son returned from the grocery store and began putting away the groceries. The boy opened the box of animal crackers and spread them all over the table. “What are you doing?” his mother asked. “The box says you can’t eat them if the seal is broken,” the boy explained. “Therefore I’m looking for the seal”, he cutely said.

Speaking of seals, 2011 is the twentieth anniversary of the Swarovski AE Seals.   The Swarovski Seals, were the Swarovski SCS Annual Edition crystal figurine for 1991, designed by Michael Stamey.  In 1991, they retailed for $225.  At present, the secondary market price is $375 to $500 for the Swarovski Seals in mint condition with original box and certificate.

The Swarovski Seals were the 2nd crystal figurine in the Swarovski Mother and Child series.  The Mother and Child series, which includes the Lead Me Dolphins, Save Me Seals, and Care For Me Whales, was the only Swarovski SCS trilogy to be designed by a single designer.

In addition to the Save Me Seals, the crystal brand produced other Swarovski Seals:

Hopefully your Seal is not broken!  But if are looking for a Swarovski Crystal Seal, Crystal Exchange America does have a large selection available.  Simply visit the Crystal Exchange America web site at  and look in the ‘Sea Life’ category or search for the term ‘Seal’ in the search box.

Swarovski crystal figurines are available at Crystal Exchange America, a professional brokerage service of 15 years, dedicated to helping Swarovski collectors buy and sell retired Swarovski crystal figurines, ornaments, and collectibles.

Crystal Exchange America is reputable, knowledgeable, and has a world-wide customer base with thousands of satisfied customers. Swarovski crystal fanatics can go to to obtain more information about safely listing, buying, and selling retired Swarovski, limited edition Swarovski, Swarovski Silver Crystal, and Swarovski crystal figurines.

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