Story of Judith McCann & wingback earrings
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The Story of 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 painful earring clip.  In th...

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Vintage clip earrings
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Don’t Fear the Clip!

Don't Fear the Clip
If you have browsed Madge's shop, you have probably noticed that most of her earrings are clip earrings. You are probably saying to the computer right now, "Wait Madge, I have pierced ears." Well my vintage-loving friends I have one revelation - Don't fear the ...

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That Lucky Bamboo Brooch

This is the story of a lucky bamboo brooch.
A young woman in her 30s begins the long journey from Ft. Worth, Texas to Okinawa, Japan.  It’s the early 60s and she is on her way to meet her new husband, a Marine who is stationed there.  Life has been a rough go so far with a difficult f...

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