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Vintage Ads: Make Your Own Jewellery

When perusing through old women’s magazines, you will often come across ads like these, promising the tools you need to make money at home by creating your own jewellery. This one is from… Continue reading

In the Stacks: Blond on Blond Bangles

I spend too many hours looking at street style look books. A lot of street style bloggers are attracted to accessories — especially stacks and stacks of bracelets and bangles. So I though… Continue reading

October Birthstones: Opal and Pink Tourmaline

A look at October’s birthstones, Opal and Pink Tourmaline.

Sneak Peek: Solange Hearts Lancome

Emma Watson in a preview of jewelry designer Solange Azaguray-Partridge’s collaboration with Lancome.

Nancy Riche 1944 – 2011

Thoughts on the death of Nancy Riche

Art Deco Week: Rings and Things

Here are some Art Deco rings that I have owned — or continue to own (clockwise from top left): Silver and pale amethyst and marcasite ring; sterling and marcasite double heart ring; sterling… Continue reading

Art Deco Week: Birks Sterling Rhinestone Lavalier Necklace

Here’s a nice piece, signed Birks Sterling. It is displayed with a Birks box and jewellery bag of the same era that I found in a “free” box on my street.

Lazy Monday: Happy Labour Day!

Here is a picture of a stack of silver bangles. Tomorrow I will get off my lazy ol’ butt, and write up some real posts.

My Summer Vacation: Trailer Times

The second half of summer holidays was to my parent’s trailer outside of Southampton, ON. I went with my sister Bobbi and nieces Madison and Sydney. It was overcast the first day, so… Continue reading

My Summer Vacation: Escape To New York Part 1

As previously mentioned, I was on vacation last week. For the first part of the week I was in New York City with my niece Sarah. Here are some of my holiday snaps.… Continue reading

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