Category Archives: Featured Jewelry

A featured piece of jewelry that is a great find.

Friday’s Find- Victorian “Rose of Sharon” Amethyst Ring

I recently picked up a gorgeous amethyst ring at a northern Chicago suburb and was pleasantly surprised by it’s wonderful history. It is called a “Rose of Sharon” ring.  These rings were at the height of fashion in the Victorian … Continue reading

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Our Etsy Shop is on Vacation

Tanya has made the trek from Chicago to Phoenix – yep, our girl has moved to the Southwest desert to be among the cacti, javelinas, hippie healers and conservative politicos. She’s lived outside of Chicago many years and finally convinced … 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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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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Photo Shoot

I recently came across these photos. It’s from a photo shoot in Chicago by Alexis Alma a couple of years ago. He used Bunny’s Trunk Show jewelry and gave us a few shots from that day. Alexis a super talented … Continue reading

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The Intricate Art of Bakelite Jewelry

I’m on a stripe hunt . . . I’ve seen these stripes patterning bracelets and earrings, but only in photos. This deliciously colorful jewelry is called Philadelphia Bakelite. My pull towards collecting and selling Bakelite is increasing as the standards … Continue reading

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Elsa Schiaparelli: A Visionary Designer with ‘Shocking’ Style

“I remember, when I was so small I could hardly read, seeing a cartoon of two men bathing on a solitary beach. The started to talk, got along splendidly, and after sunning themselves for a long time went behind different … Continue reading

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UnEarthed Fashion Show

Last December Bunny’s Trunk Show was invited to adorn models on the catwalk with our vintage jewelry at the UnEarthed Fashion Show in Chicago.  We were very excited because this was no ordinary show.  It was a show with student … Continue reading

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