I Found An Art — And A Marsupial Skin

I found this ebonized ironwood bust at the Value Village last week. I can’t pretend it’s a valuable find. I just like sculpture and I like the fact that this face reminds me… Continue reading

Collections Week: Rafaels I Have Owned

To finish up Collections Week, I thought I’d share a mini-collection that has been disbanded. I used to find the odd piece by Canadian designer Rafael Alfandary. I admire the designs. So if… Continue reading

Collections Week: Vintage Jewellery Boxes

I know I talked about buying accessories for my watches before. I also like to gather up any old jeweller’s boxes that I find. In the olden days, jewellers seemed to put a… Continue reading

Late Victorian Paste Earrings

It’s been a long, weird week and I am feeling the need reaffirm my commitment to sparkle motion. Perhaps I’ll wear these earrings today. They date from the late Victorian period They feature… Continue reading

Collections Week: Navajo Jewellery

As some of you know, I am 1/8th Innu. I never come across Innu jewellery at the Value Village. Sometimes I’ll find some examples of Zuni style inlay or maybe the odd Hopi… Continue reading

Mid Collections Week Modness: Sterling Toronto-Dominion Centre Charm

Since it’s Collections Week, I thought I’d share my future collection plans. I want to make a “Monsters of Modernism” charm bracelet, starting with this miniature model of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe‘s… Continue reading

Collections Week: Buch + Deichmann

In the eighties, I had a truckload of Buch + Deichmann barrettes. Not only do they look cool, but they are the only barrettes that would hold my locks in place. But hair… Continue reading

Collections Week: Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Coats

Last Week, Jessica surprised me with the gift of a beautiful blue Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Coat. It is fantabulous and it fits me! It’s the same double-breasted style as my red coat.… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Fortis Mini Flipper Watch

The month isn’t quite over, but I’m guessing that I probably won’t find anything else as awesome as this Fortis Mini Flipper watch. The original Flipper was designed as a dive watch and… Continue reading

Collections Week: Bakelite Jewellery

I find myself with so much vintage stuff that I have amassed mini collections of stuff without even trying. So I thought I’d talk about some of my sets this week. At one… Continue reading

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