Tag Archive: Coro

Brockville Brooches

Pining for Pins

Rhinestones

Like a rhinestone cowboy.

2013 in Review: Thrift Scores

The most valuable players

Find of the Month: Coro Vermeil Hector Aguilar Bracelet

Bubble up!

Midweek Modness: Coro Pegasus Pendant

A couple of years ago I wrote an article on modernist Canadian Studio jewellery designers for Bilt. At the time, a lot of these pieces were just starting to show up on the… Continue reading

Would You Rather?

This Victorian Revival bracelet is signed Coro. It is missing its original centre piece, which was most likely a black and white glass cameo (I’ve had similar bracelets before). I also have these… Continue reading

Tutti Frutti-Inspired Colourful Thrifted Finds

I was recently reading about Cartier’s Art Deco-era Tutti Frutti designs. These incredible pieces were made from carved Mughal rubies, sapphires and emeralds. In India, you see, the stones have more importance than… Continue reading

No Shopping Update: Golden Bracelets

Mixing it up with new and old jewels

My Thrift Trip To Scarborough

A summary of a day spent searching for vintage jewellery in thrift shops.

Brutalist Vendome 17J Watch

I got this watch in same fantastic eBay box lot as the Rafael necklace. Most of the costume jewellry companies ventured into the fashion watch business at some time or another, but in… Continue reading

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