vintage

Hitting home

Well, it seems the flu epidemic has hit and Mark is down for the count. Fever, sore throat and cough, really not that much different than any other winter flu. What amazes me is how contagious this virus is! The kids are dropping like flies at school, and it hits suddenly. Over 57 kids are [...]

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Anniversary Giveaway!

Thanks to all my loyal customers, I am celebrating 7 great years designing jewelry! This year I have added Facebook, this blog and the ETSY site as new ways to find out the latest news from my studio. Now it is time for a giveaway! I want someone to have this vintage pendant on a [...]

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Another great show!

Great seeing many of you at the latest show and so happy to bring you some of my new designs as well as the classic designs I always carry. I must admit being up in New York got the creative juices flowing. It was fun to be in some stores that I can’t get to [...]

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Annual Anniversary Show

Tomorrow is my annual anniversary sale and show and it is always the biggest of the season. I am doing it here at home and I turn my first floor into a showroom. I just can’t take everything with me when I am on the road, so when it’s in my home I can bring [...]

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Getting inspired

I love this gift Kate brought from NYC. It is a great addition to my studio space….. I wonder if it was worn in an Easter parade? And I wonder what beautiful jewels the owner donned with the hat? Was it something sparkly? Something trendy? Something practical? Or something very chic? Thanks for the inspiration, [...]

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Remembering the Past

Remember those pins I spotted at the flea market last week? They turned out to be great pendants for some new necklaces….. I added some oxidized sterling chain with some interesting vintage crystals……. Some vintage clasps………….. And in this case I added lots of vintage finds………………. And what used to be a belt buckle is [...]

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Something old, something new!

I wanted to find some vintage lovelies to put in my latest creations and so a trip to the farmer’s market/flea market was in order. Lots to look at! But treasures get harder and harder to find! I am keeping my eye out for a vintage dress form (no luck, *sigh*) and vintage medals and [...]

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