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It’s a Charmed Life – Part 1

It’s a Charmed Life – Part 1

Hello my lovelies! As the title suggests, this post is about my love for vintage charms and charm bracelets. I have a number of them in my collection and continue to add vintage charms. I love wearing my vintage charm bracelets as they represent history and certainly are a conversation starter. What I mean by … Continue reading

A Lesson in Vintage Jewellery Care & Storage

A Lesson in Vintage Jewellery Care & Storage

Good afternoon lovelies! As you are know, I collect and wear vintage jewellery of all decades and varieties. Recently a reader referred to me as the ‘Queen of Vintage Jewellery,’ which was very sweet! When I started this blog, I purposely created the ‘A Lesson in’ series to help  you learn more about particular jewellery … Continue reading

A Lesson in Mustard Seed

A Lesson in Mustard Seed

Hi lovelies and happy Saturday! I know it’s been a while since my last post; my apologies! Now that I’m back, it’s time for a lesson in mustard seed, a genre of vintage jewellery I collect and adore. Yes, you heard me correctly – I did say mustard seed! What is Mustard Seed? Mustard seed … Continue reading

A Lesson in Jet

A Lesson in Jet

Like many of you, I adore jet jewellery! What is jet? Jet is a type of coal (mineral) that is created by the decomposition of trees. The appearance of jet looks like petrified wood or to me like hardened volcanic ash. There are two types of jet, hard and soft. For more on the composition of … Continue reading