Brooches and Pins – Ways to Use Them Other Than As Jewelry

Look around your house and through your accessories wardrobe. Be sure to include your stored Christmas decorations and other holiday home goods. You will be surprised at how many objects you have around your house that will be enhanced with a splash of rhinestone sparkle, colorful bead work, or even simple stamped brass collage pins. … Read moreBrooches and Pins – Ways to Use Them Other Than As Jewelry

Look Fabulous In A Navy Blue Dress With The Right Jewelry

Navy blue is a classic and timeless color that works well regardless of the season. Whether you choose a short or the long navy dress, sweater dress or lace dress, you can be sure to pull off an elegant look especially when you manage to accessorize it just perfectly. Of course the amount of jewelry … Read moreLook Fabulous In A Navy Blue Dress With The Right Jewelry

How to Make Cool Bracelets and Jewelry Making Instructions For a Brooch

How to make cool bracelets even if you are not so "cool"! If you have thought about a great new hobby and maybe cool bracelets have come to mind, maybe you will want to read on. Years ago I met an elderly antique dealer in upper state New York at an antique show. I looked … Read moreHow to Make Cool Bracelets and Jewelry Making Instructions For a Brooch

How to Make Cool Bracelets and Jewelry Making Instructions For a Brooch

How to make cool bracelets even if you are not so "cool"! If you have thought about a great new hobby and maybe cool bracelets have come to mind, maybe you will want to read on. Years ago I met an elderly antique dealer in upper state New York at an antique show. I looked … Read moreHow to Make Cool Bracelets and Jewelry Making Instructions For a Brooch

Looking For Woman's Gift Ideas? Consider a Corsage Or a Brooch

It's not always easy to come up with woman's gift ideas for those special occasions. Whether you're shopping for birthday gifts, Christmas gifts or just interesting and unique gifts, jewellery almost always comes to mind. While earrings, bracelets and necklaces are popular choices, why not opt ​​for something a bit out of the ordinary: a … Read moreLooking For Woman's Gift Ideas? Consider a Corsage Or a Brooch

Start Collecting – Vintage Trifari Costume Jewelry – Part II

Let's look at some characteristics of Trifari costume jewelry from the 1930s to the '50s. From 1937 to at least the 1950s, Trifari's premier designer was Alfred Phillipe. Popular brooch designs were geometric, florals, leaves and berries, animals and people. Colored and clear rhinestones were set in intricate patterns, or combined with pastel colored plastic … Read moreStart Collecting – Vintage Trifari Costume Jewelry – Part II