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Vintage Bazaar this Sunday!

Shop Vintage Bazaar this Sunday! Look for us, our booth will be outside. Sunday, July 8th, 11am – 5pm Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago Admission is $5. Kids under 12 free. 70+ vintage vendors

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Vintage Garage this Sunday!

Visit us at the Vintage Garage Sunday, June 17th, 9am – 4pm 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago IL Between Foster and Argyle in Uptown Facebook fans can get in FREE! It’s rumored that HGTV will be there. Hope to see you!

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Vintage Bazaar this weekend!

Shop Vintage Bazaar this Sunday! Look for us, our booth will be outside. Sunday, June 10th, 12pm – 5pm Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago Admission is $5. Kids under 12 free. 150+ vintage vendors

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Ribfest on Friday Night!

We’ll be selling vintage jewelry at Inspired Interiors during Ribest! They are having a local craft/vintage market on their back patio and rooftop all weekend, but we’ll just be there on Friday night. Stop by to eat ribs, listen to … Continue reading

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Vintage Heaven Show

We’ll be at Vintage Heaven this weekend along with nine other vintage dealers including Jenstyle Chic Vintage, Zzouzi Vintage and Dethrose Vintage. We’re expecting awesome vintage finds! Plus, it will be our BIG SPRING SALE. All our merchandise will be … Continue reading

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Hobé: “Jewels of Legendary Splendor”

Some believe that it was Florence Ziegfeld who coined the term ‘costume jewelry’ when he collaborated with William Hobé. He used the term to describe the magnificent jewelry worn by gorgeous ladies in the Ziegfeld Follies show. The connection between … Continue reading

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Jewelry Repairs

There are a couple of jewelry repair shops in Chicago that we recommend. Frank’s Jewelry is a family-owned business that has been around for decades. I brought in bracelet for repairs, on a recommendation from another vintage dealer, and was … Continue reading

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Jewelry Stone Replacements

If you’re looking for replacement stones, jewelry repair kits or supplies, we recommend Mr. Stones. We’ve purchased beads and rhinestones along with glue and have found that they have a ton of replacement beads to choose from. Minimum order is … Continue reading

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Smudging Vintage Jewelry

Would you buy a vintage wedding ring? This was a recent poll on a radio show. They asked listeners to call in with their answers. It was mixed, about half saying they would and others saying no way. Why would … Continue reading

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Beach Photo Shoot

We spent last Saturday morning at an outdoor photo shoot. Sarah from Zzouzi Vintage asked if we could accessorize her vintage clothing (and custom made hats) with our jewelry. The photo shoot was at the 12th Street Beach, near the … Continue reading

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