Tag Archive: Vintage Jewelry

New Week: Age

My birthday present!

Collections Week: The Jewels I’d Wear to the Oscars

The jewels I would wear to a Hollywood party.

Midweek Modness: French Silver and Big CZ Rings

Let’s bring the knuckle ring back!

The Brass and Horn Section

My new Brass and Horn Bangle Bracelet

The Girl with the Pearl Earrings

Three’s a charm when it comes to pearls

Off the Cuff: Chanel Bracelet

Pondering the price of vintage costume jewellery.

Midweek Modness: Handpainted Fashion Lady Brooch

Despite the ’60s being the atomic age, folks were still heavily into crafts. We talked about making jewellery for fun and profit last week, and here’s an example of a handmade brooch of… Continue reading

Icons of Style: Iris Apfel

Taking inspiration from style icon Iris Apfel.

Mystery Jewel: Blue Paste Bangle Bracelet

Another mystery jewel: Don’t know what it’s made of, don’t know when it was made. The clues: The blue paste stones are bezel set with an open back setting and the scrolled flourishes… Continue reading

Oh Bows!

Bow blouses are a big look for Fall 2011. They look good with tight pencil skirts and looser, wide-legged pantaloons. Here is my only bow blouse — from the Rodarte for Target collection.… Continue reading

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