Tag Archive: Retro jewelry

Symbolism: The Oak and the Acorn

I mentioned Kate Middleton’s oak and acorn earrings last Friday. I thought I’d share my pretty sterling repouss√© oak and acorn brooch. The oak and the acorn symbolize strength and power. My guess… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Soviet Era Earrings

My own, self-imposed thrift club rule is that no Find of the Month can cost more that $36. It also has to be pretty awesome. The earings, stamped with soviet-era Russian Assay marks… Continue reading

Locket To Me

Here are a random collection of pictures I have found in lockets I have come across. Above and below are some Victorian-images. The lady’s photo above has a stamp that indicates that it… Continue reading

Burro Time!

Another find from the Kitchener Mennonite Central Committee shop — Three vermeil matching burro brooches, signed Sterling SB. I’m guessing that they date from the late 1940s or 1950s, as these kind of… Continue reading

A Hasty Post About Some Stuff That I Bought

Yesterday I decided to take a wee break to enjoy the springlike temperatures. What started out as a brisk walk turned into a shopping spree. Since I spent too much money on stuff,… Continue reading

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