Some swingin’ necklaces from the archives.
I’m a fan of the plastic jewellery, but I have only a passing knowledge of Parisienne designer Lea Stein‘s work. It’s not that I haven’t admired her colourful and whimsical designs, but because… Continue reading
Don’t have much to say except that I could not resist this cute enamelled bird. The shape reminds me a little bit of Charley Harper’s abstract birds (see example from Charley Harper: An… Continue reading
This ring is a bit of a mystery. It’s signed but I can’t quite make out the name. It could even be a contemporary piece, but because the acrylic stone reminds me of… Continue reading
Made in Austria Modernist Necklace
Was in K-W visiting the folks last weekend and finally got the chance to visit the new Value Village. For some reason, everything was priced lower than the VV on Ottawa Street, so… Continue reading
Above is a kooky bracelet I found last weekend. It’s unsigned silverplate and it’s a bit of a wounded bird (the enamelling on one of the panels is half gone). But I’m a… Continue reading
My friend Jessica sent me a link to a new, Toronto-based online jewellery shop called Hopea. Founded by Cosima Friesen, the store celebrates Canadian and Scandinavian pieces from the 1960s and 70s. The… Continue reading