I love love love looking at vintage jewelry ads from old magazines. I’ve purchased a few online and at flea markets. They can get pricey though so lately I’ve been “collecting” them on Pinterest. It’s easy and fun. Not quite as fun as having a real glossy paper advertisement in my hands but I can […]
I have to share with you this vintage Trifari photo locket pin. It’s different from the normal photo lockets you typically find. This one is square and hangs from the pin with a rectangular link chain. The case opens up and has the teeniest old fashioned photos of a family inside.
I have a small collection of vintage costume jewelry in addition to my charm bracelets. My favorites are plastic jewelry from the mid twentieth century. Featured is one of my Trifari sets. I’m not sure of the name of the collection but these were made in aqua, coral and yellow colors, all coordinated with opalescent white.
I believe I’ve OD’d on vintage Trifari White Jewelry. Some of it is made from thermoset, a plastic similar to bakelite; some is milk glass, or poured glass, and some is Lucite. The pieces belong to several different Trifari named collections and they are all circa 1940s through 1960s. I have several duplicates and some […]
This golden topaz color aurora borealis rhinestone brooch and clip earrings are set in gold plate. It’s a beautiful demi set. I purchased these separately on Ebay and they match perfectly. I just love it when I find different pieces from the same collection and reunite them with their partners. A bit of history on […]
Recently I’ve become smitten with mid century costume or fashion jewelry. Collectible pieces are easy to find on the internet and at estate sales and lots of fun to collect and wear. There are so many different styles it would be easy to get overwhelmed so I’m starting my collection with colorful plastic Trifari pieces. […]