I’ve had this necklace and bracelet forever. I can only assume it originally belonged to my grandmother and was passed down to my mother. I had no idea what it was, but I loved to wear it on special … Continue reading
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Tagged antique jewelry, Art Deco, camphor, camphor glass, camphor glass bracelet, camphor glass necklace, cut glass, Eastern Star, Edwardian jewelry, Esemco, filigree jewelry, glass jewelry, glass necklace, marcasite, mourning jewelry, Rhodium, rock crystal, Sandwich glass, silver jewelry, Victorian jewelry, vintage necklace, white gold
While rooting through my jewelry box, I came across several pieces that just wouldn’t fit into any particular category. All I knew about them was that my father had given them to my mother sometime during or after World War … Continue reading
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Tagged anchor jewelry, collectible jewelry, engraved mother, filigree brooch gold, flag jewelry, military theme jewelry, mother brooch, mother of pearl moon brooch, Navy jewelry, Nicholas Snider, souvenir jewelry, sweetheart jewelry, trench jewelry, Trifari, Walter Lempl, World War I, World War II
I recently read a post on a vintage jewelry social media page that was kind of scary. It seems that people are selling costume jewelry clasps and other “findings” that bear the name of famous designers. Now, there’s nothing necessarily … Continue reading
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Tagged are jewelry findings genuine, broken clasp old necklace, camphor glass, Ciner jewelry, costume jewelry, Esemco 10K bail, Esemco camphor glass, fake designer costume jewelry, fake jewelry, how to repair vintage jewelry, Marcel Boucher, Miriam Haskells, modern clasp on vintage jewelry, Monet, Napier jewelry, solid gold costume jewelry
I’ve always loved these earrings, which were given to me in the early 1960s by an elderly neighbor who was getting ready to move into a retirement home. They’re missing whatever used to hang from them, but still I loved … Continue reading
Americans constantly bemoan the fact that we can’t find quality American-made products anymore. “Everything’s made in China!” we complain. “It just isn’t the same as it used to be.” Thank goodness for vintage items and antiques! Those of us who … Continue reading
Posted in Antiques, Collectibles, Porcelain, Pottery, Vintage clothing, Vintage Jewelry, Why Are Antiques Important?
Tagged 1970s style, American made, American made clothing, American products, American quality, Baby Beaver shoes, BoHo style, buy American, Buy U.S.A., Edwin Knowles, Farber Brothers, hippie style, Krome Kraft, made in America, Made in the U.S.A., Made in the USA, multicolored wine glasses, Retro style, Retro wine glasses, union label, vintage baby clothes, vintage clothing
Most of us who sell old things struggle to find a price that’s not too cheap or too expensive. That’s because most of us adore antiques and want to share them with others. We love the way they look, feel … Continue reading
Posted in Antiques, Art, Ephemera, Fairings, First Edition Books, Glass, Imari, Majolica, Music, Porcelain, Promotional and Advertising Items, Real or Fake?, Tobacciana, Toleware, Vintage and Antique Furniture, Vintage clothing, Vintage Jewelry, Vintage Toys, Why Are Antiques Important?
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About a year or so ago I looked at my overflowing jewelry box. I’ve always preferred costume jewelry to the “real thing,” probably so I would be free to do what I did with it when I tired of it. … Continue reading
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Tagged costume jewelry, Emmy Hennings, flea market, jadeite, Marcel Boucher, Toleware, trade in jewelry, value of vintage items, vintage collectibles, yard sales