Fitzcharmings Jewelry Articles

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

This red white and blue Christmas tree pin sold from my eBay store today so I thought I would share one last picture before it goes to it’s new home.  Happy Independence Day everybody. by

July 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
I Love Vintage Dog Charms

I Love Vintage Dog Charms

I’m a dog lover.  It’s in my nature and I can’t help it.  Every time I see a dog I instinctively want to go pet it’s head and give it a hug.  Not practical I know but I always feel myself being pulled in that direction.  I’ve got 2 big dogs and have to keep […]

June 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Updated Pandora Bead Charm Bracelet

Updated Pandora Bead Charm Bracelet

  On Mother’s Day this year my oldest son and his girlfriend gave me an addition to my Pandora charm bracelet.  It’s a sterling silver dangly that reads “Loving Mother”.  I decided to make a video to show you.  My first video on Youtube.  I bought an iPhone and wanted to give it a try.  […]

May 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
It’s Bike Week In Daytona Beach – Celebrate With Motorcycle Jewelry

It’s Bike Week In Daytona Beach – Celebrate With Motorcycle Jewelry

photo credit: DeusXFlorida (5,003,637 views) – thanks guys! via photopin cc This year bike week in Daytona Beach Florida is March 7 – March 16.  I live in Central Florida not too far away and it’s always fun to see all the different motorcycles that ride through the city.  In honor of Florida’s most famous […]

March 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Juicy Couture Charms For My Sweet Tooth

Juicy Couture Charms For My Sweet Tooth

I’m a sweet treat lover.  It’s not a good habit to have but I’m trying to exercise a bit of self control when it comes to candy, cake, donuts, and the like.  As I was browsing through some Juicy Couture charms I decided to make a little collage out of my favorite sweet tooth charms.  […]

January 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Margot de Taxco Mexican Silver Jewelry

Margot de Taxco Mexican Silver Jewelry

Margot Van Voorhies: The Art of Mexican Enameled Jewelry Margot Van Voorhies Carr was an American artist who moved to Mexico in 1937. She soon met and married Antonio Castillo, one of the owners of Los Castillo silver. Her husband encouraged her to begin designing silver jewelry in his shop under the professional name of […]

December 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide To Choosing A Necklace Length

Guide To Choosing A Necklace Length

Buying The Right Type And Length Of Necklace And What The Sizes Are Called There are several different styles of necklaces and the first consideration when choosing a length is how the necklace is made. A metal chain is typically worn with a pendant on a woman or worn alone on a man. It can […]

November 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry

Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry

Silver Masters of Mexico, Hector Aguilar and the Taller Borda The Silver Masters of Mexico book features Mexican jewelry designers and artists including Hector Aguilar, Valentin Vidaurreta, Los Castillio, Antonio Pineda, William Spratling, and more. Features almost 500 color photos of Mexican Silver Jewelry designs. Like many of the notable Taxco Mexico silver artisans, Hector […]

October 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Betsey Johnson Creepy Critters Designer Fashion Jewelry

Betsey Johnson Creepy Critters Designer Fashion Jewelry

Betsey Johnson jewelry pieces are whimsical, colorful, exuberant, and full of details. Many of her fashion and jewelry designs are built around a theme, like the Creepy Critters collection, and include mix and match sets of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings. Her jewelry can be coordinated to liven up any outfit, including her own label […]

October 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wooden Nuvo Charms

Wooden Nuvo Charms

Just a quick note to show you the wooden Nuvo charms I bought on eBay.  They have the older mark.  The new mark has the word Nuvo written out.  They are in great condition and I didn’t pay very much for them so I’m not sure if I got a really good deal of they […]

August 10, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
What Type Of Gold Jewelry Should You Buy?

What Type Of Gold Jewelry Should You Buy?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between rolled gold and gold plate is? Or gold filled and vermeil? Read this for easy definitions and differences.

June 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Have A Charming Mothers Day

Have A Charming Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to my mom and all mothers everywhere.  I hope you have an especially charming day. by

May 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Did You Know Longaberger Baskets Made Charms?

Did You Know Longaberger Baskets Made Charms?

I just found these 2 Longaberger Basket charms in the way back recesses of my safe and thought I’d see if anyone else has any.  They are both stamped 14K and Longaberger.  The small one is flat on the back and has some dimensional detail on the front.  The larger one is completely figural.  It […]

April 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Whats So Fun About Fashion Jewelry Cocktail Rings?

Whats So Fun About Fashion Jewelry Cocktail Rings?

Cocktail rings are made to capture attention with their big bold center stones. They bring focus to your hands and nowadays are worn with day and evening wear. How did cocktail rings become fashionable?

March 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Why Are Some Sterling Silver Charms Covered With Rhodium Plating?

Why Are Some Sterling Silver Charms Covered With Rhodium Plating?

Do you know the difference between charms that are rhodium plated and those that have a vintage patina? Here are some examples of both and reasons why you would want rhodium plating or not.

March 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Creed Vintage Jewelry – Charms and Rosaries

Creed Vintage Jewelry – Charms and Rosaries

This birth month angel is one of my favorite Creed charm themes. The company makes some of the nicest vintage charms, mostly Christian and Catholic in nature. Creed is also famous for their crystal rosaries.

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Time On My Hands – Assembling My Hands Charm Bracelet

Time On My Hands – Assembling My Hands Charm Bracelet

First the non-charm stuff – Today is my first day of being completely self-employed.  I’ve decided to ditch the corporate job and make a go of it on my own.  It feels great.  Scary but great.  My stress level is down 500 percent.  That may not be the case in a few months if I’m […]

February 25, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
My New Christmas Pandora Charm Bracelet

My New Christmas Pandora Charm Bracelet

I’ve always been a traditional charm bracelet type of girl.   I like the old fashioned charms that attach with jump rings.  I’ve collected that style of bracelet for quite a few years and have lots of different vintage charm bracelets.  This year I decided to try something different. My kids always ask me what I […]

January 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More