• My Favourite Vintage Jewellery to add some Sparkle to Autumn

    August 9, 2016 admin

    While it may not officially be autumn, there is certainly a nip in the air.  So when the weather starts to bite I start contemplating taking the jumpers out of storage but I also think of how I can switch things up a bit so go and check out my jewellery, well the jewellery that I have decided to keep for myself. Are you like me?  I tend to get bored of the same old jumpers and cardigans but I…

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  • Vintage and modern necklace

    Mixing modern and vintage fashion jewellery

    July 28, 2016 admin

    There are times when friends hand me a large bag of costume jewellery that they never get round to wearing.  While the majority of my one off pieces are vintage, I wanted to try and incorporate the modern pieces to try out some new looks.   Another reason was to stop anymore waste going to landfill.  I guess that is one of the reasons why I love vintage – not only do the pieces have a past but they are…

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    How to turn a Charm Necklace, into a One of A Kind (OOAK) repurposed vintage bead necklace

    July 16, 2016 admin

    Another way to use up a broken vintage bead necklace is to incorporate the beads in to a modern necklace to add a bit of vintage charm.  You can see this in the stunning one of a kind handmade re-purposed vintage necklace made from beads from vintage necklaces below. It is such a great look for summer. The necklace measures 40 inches so it is long. So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality, it means it was made…

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    Mixing the old with the new, Reusing a Vintage Necklace

    July 16, 2016 admin

    Mixing the old with the new can give you a fantastic look.  Here I have used a vintage faux pearl necklace and teamed it up with a vintage brooch  This makes a stunning necklace which is  handmade, re-used and re-purposed vintage piece. It is such a great look. The necklace is 26 inches in length.   So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality, it means it was made with care and attention that mass produced cannot match. For…

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    How to mix the modern / new with the vintage. Ideas for using a vintage brooch.

    July 16, 2016 admin

    I have to admit to this being one of my favourite creations.  Here I mixed an already stunning vintage brooch with a very modern day necklace.  It just adds so much more turning it until a  stunning one of a kind handmade re-purposed vintage brooch modern necklace. The necklace measures 22 inches the drop is an additional 7 inches and the brooch is a stunning 2 inches. So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality, it means it was…

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