Tag: Vintage Charms
Sharing my latest TLM enameled vintage charm bracelet. This one is all round charms, mostly Caribbean Islands, and they are more difficult to find than the enameled maps Thomas Mott is known for.
Hello readers, I’ve risen from the dead and have started writing on my blog again. The big bunch of jewelry I bought last night inspired me to take a picture of it all and write a blog post about it.
I learn new things about jewelry all the time. Today I learned about Basse-Taille, a jewelry design technique used to enamel jewelry. Join me as I share my research and some pretty pictures of Basse-Taille enameled jewelry.
Yesterday I took a day off from work and drove over to Indian Rocks Beach on the Gulf Coast of Florida. I went to visit my friend Karen from my charm group, who is visiting from New Hampshire. We went to the flea market in Seminole and I found vintage jewelry treasures.
I get this question from customers from time to time and the answer is “from various sources”. I live in central Florida and the antiquing prospects here aren’t as robust as in the midwest or northeast United States. It’s just not easy to find nice charms at the antique fairs in my area.
I’ve seen these vintage shield charms for years and always wondered what company manufactured them. They are little souvenir colored shields in a sterling silver frame. The mark on the back reads sterling and has a Trojan Soldier looking guy with a spear and armor shield with an E in the center.
Charm bracelets are a personal form of expression. They are sentimental little tokens that commemorate a moment in one’s life, a magical history tour collected over years and often passed down through generations. For those that haven’t yet succumbed to the addiction here’s the first in a series of tips on how to assemble your […]