Tag Archive: Art Deco

Ring Week: Art Deco Carnelian and Marcasite Ring

Shabby is not too shabby

Year View Mirror: Best of the Rest

I found some beautiful objets digging around last year. Here are my five most exciting discoveries: 1. Yaad Israel Copper Utensils. This studio-made spatula and fork set are best used as decoration. I’m… Continue reading

Art Deco Coro Duette

I have read a lot about Coro Duettes for a long time. Introduced in the 1930s, these practical pieces of costume jewellery were designed to be convertible so you could stretch your bijoux… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Art Deco 800 Silver Egyptian Revival Necklace

A grail find: An amazing, enamelled Egyptian Revival charm necklace from the 1920s. It’s marked 800 on the back and still has it’s original box clasp. The enamel is perfect and crisp. Best… Continue reading

Pinteresting: Egyptian Revival and Art Deco Pins

Two pins from the 1920s.

Do Over: Art Deco Amethyst Glass Pendant

Adding length to an Art Deco necklace

Do Over: Deco Glass Necklace Mash Up

Necklaces are the most common things I find when I buy bags of broken jewellery at the Value Village. Sometimes you come across a half-strand of beautifully coloured Czech crystal beads. Usually there’s… Continue reading

Egyptian Revival Art Deco Hair Brush

This Egyptian Revival hair brush is another find from the Hillcrest Community Yard Sale last Saturday. I’m not really into vanity items, mostly because don’t have enough room on my dresser to display… Continue reading

Girls on Film

If you’ve ever wondered how ladies from the 1920s might have looked goofing around in front of camera, this Kodak colour test footage from 1922 might answer your question. Gorgeous, pre-flapper clothes… amazing… Continue reading

Pretty Bird: Deco Silver Enamel and Marcasite Flamingo Brooch

I’ve already written about deco-era enamel figurative brooches, but I wanted to show a much prettier version. Flamingos were a favourite fowl of deco designers, and this one is particularly grand: it’s big… Continue reading

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