The web is ablaze with blogs. You name it, there are hundreds or thousands of blogs for something. But if you find delight in treasures from times past, especially the higher end of the industry, the choices get very slim, very fast. Because of this, we delved deep to find the best of the web that talks about our industry.
This blog was founded on the belief that they just don’t make jewelry the way they used to. And further, that vintage accessories were meant to be worn with a twist in modern times. If you are looking for ways to work vintage and antique clothing, accessories, and home décor into your daily life, Sweet & Spark is a great go-to.
So if you love blogs, these are our seven must-read vintage and antique jewelry choices for you. These particular blogs are extra special because they focus on various gems of old, from jewelry and fashion to home goods and DIY projects. Consider each of these blogs a mecca of vintage/antique design inspiration. Many of these sites are also e-commerce ready… so there’s a chance that the old bauble you discover could be yours!
This welcoming blog is written by a paint designer and full-time antique enthusiast. Marian’s quaint site is filled with tips on how to mix the old with the new to make your home unique and inviting. Peruse Miss Mustard Seed to find ways to incorporate everything from vintage accessories to antique furniture into your home sweet home.
This blog is inspired by its brick-and-mortar store based in Denver, Colorado. This stylish site is dedicated to antiques and home decor. With its wholesome American vibe, Old Glory style offers lovely ways to incorporate your favorite antique and vintage finds into your humble abode.
Diana, who grew up in upstate New York, writes this blog that celebrates everything vintage. Her amazing flea market finds are often refurbished with just the right modern touch and offer inspiration on how you can look at old things with new eyes. If you love pretty pictures of old things and great DIY projects, you will greatly enjoy Adirondack Girl at Heart.
Lovers of patina, the people who write this blog also manage an antique store found in Austin, Texas; 24 dedicated antique sellers, collectors, and enthusiasts share their finds with you and offer in-depth knowledge on things like the history of typography, the meaning of the star, and the elegance of cloisonné. Uncommon Objects is a whimsical site that allows you to fall down the rabbit hole and surround yourself with truly unique objects from yesteryear.
Based in Texas, Jane Aldridge’s over-the-top style is as big as the state itself. Ms. Aldridge is the “OG” of luxury antique décor. Since 2010, she’s created her blog to collectively preserve the beautiful evolution of her style, images of her ever-changing home, and to show off the textiles she has collected during her various travels. From fashion and accessories to home goods, Atlantis Home is a beautiful diary of a finely curated life.
Auction houses, galleries and dealers use this site to connect people with the things they love. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques, and collectibles. Hold on to your gorgeous vintage change purse, the chance that you will find something to buy is 100% on this site!
Did we miss one of your favorites? Leave a comment and a link to it below!
Photos Courtesy of Altantis Home, Swee & Spark, Miss Mustard Seed, Adirondack Girl at Heart.