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Vintage Jewelry

Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day

Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day

on May 6, 2017

Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day         The famous gold-plated clamper bracelet by Coro made in 1939.  Dubbed the Carmen Miranda, this large openwork bracelet features large rhinestone camellias and daises with glass cabachon centers in red, blue and green.  Rhinestone pave petals surround the cabochon centers with green enameled...

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Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry

Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry

on Nov 4, 2015

Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry. You see them piled up at estate sales and garage sales, unloved and unwanted.  But before you walk away take a good look. These little pieces of jewelry pack a big design punch for the money. These are cluster bead earrings.   With seemingly an unlimited amount of variations, these clip earrings from the late 50s and early...

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The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings

The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings

on Nov 18, 2014

 Madge just keeps on keeping on during National Blog Posting Month. Judith McCann Wingback earrings The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings   Throughout the centuries earring design concentrated on fashion, not comfort.  From the primitive stick-through-the-ear beginnings to those pinching screw-backs of the 20th century, women were at the mercy of the...

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Vintage Jewelry by Kramer

Vintage Jewelry by Kramer

on Nov 9, 2014

Vintage Jewelry by Kramer It’s the start of week two in Madge’s quest to write a blog post every day in November for National Blog Posting Month.  Check out the official site on BlogHer, and then come back often to see how Madge is doing.   Vintage Jewelry by Kramer   When someone mentions vintage costume jewelry, probably what comes to mind...

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Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker

Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker

on Jul 1, 2014

Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker Madge is participating in National Blog Posting Month  (NaBloPoMo).   She is going to attempt to write a blog post every day this month!  NaBloPoMo was started in 2006 by Eden Kennedy, as a response to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is...

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