Category Archives: Jewelry Tips

Tips about how to care for jewelry and what to look for in pieces.

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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Scarf Ideas

Imagine gift wrapping a present in a patterned scarf. Or packing a lunch for work in a colorful scarf. You’d know it was yours in that overcrowded work refrigerator. What a great idea! I’m stealing these ideas from the traditional … 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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