Tag Archive: jewellery

Jewellery with Impact

Following on from my craftsmanship theme in my last post, I wanted to share some beautiful jewellery handmade by my cousin Sarah. Sarah has been making jewellery from silver, copper and resin as… Continue reading

Finding an antique necklace

There are some things which stick in your mind, no matter how young you were when they occurred. Here is one of mine. We moved into a new house in Harborne (Birmingham) when… Continue reading

Pearls are a British girls B.F.F

True, diamonds dazzle, but in my humble opinion pearls are a girls best friend. The quintessential British look is right back in vogue now for autumn with tweeds, neckerchiefs and equestrian-influenced tailored cuts in abundance. Pearls… Continue reading

Brooches make a perfect gift

I love finding little trinkets for friends and family in charity shops or vintage fayres. Quite often you can find something completely unique or unusual for a few pennies to make someone’s day. Brooches make the perfect gift… Continue reading

Spotting Art Deco vintage jewellery from markets & charity shops

The Rag Market in Birmingham used to be a treasure trove of authentic vintage clothes and jewellery. It’s more chav than chic now but I have a couple of treasured possessions acquired from… Continue reading

What Is Charity Chic All About?

I adore old things. They have their own secret story. I definitely have my mother to thank for this! I grew up in Harborne, an area of Birmingham in England which had a… Continue reading