Its Modern to Wear Vintage
Holding a piece of vintage
jewellery in your hand creates a really special feeling,
I am always dazzled by its craftsmanship and thoughts of where
it came from, how may owners it has has, who were these owners
and so on and so on! Vintage jewellery deserves lots of respect,
these days it is hard to find jewellery with such classic workmanship
are many great designers who wear and use vintage jewellery in
their collections. There is lots of information on this site
on how you can wear vintage jewellery and incorporate it with
your modern style, and still look amazing. It is important to
keep in mind the fun element, without this you may start to look
old fashioned. Wear items of vintage jewellery that make you
smile and add a special something to your overall look.
Vintage Jewellery and Fashion
There are many vintage pictures and adverts of vintage fashions,
there are site where you can look at these images and get inspiration
from them. Here are examples of famous designers who have done
vintage jewellery adverts:
- Sara Coventry
There are many items of vintage jewellery from the past made
by famous designers. You can still buy this jewellery from any
vintage jewellery shops and websites. In the 1960's more unusual
costume jewellery was being made, this kind of jewellery was
being made, this kind of jewellery used plastics and some had
an ethnic look, to create funky, futuristic jewellery.
The 1980's saw a revival of costume jewellery which was influenced
by television programmes like Dallas and Dynasty. These items
were very lavish, and the use of Cubic Zirconia was readily available.
There were also enamel pieces which were very popular, they contrasted
with the glitz.
the 1990's saw popularity in unusual pieces. Now in the 21st
century a massive interest in vintage jewellery has become apparent.
People and collectors are striving to find the most unusual,
individual pieces. Manufacturers are doing their best to copy
the old vintage jewellery, making modern jewellery look vintage.
Many department stores these days also have a selection of
vintage jewellery. You can also buy vintage jewellery over the
internet, there are quite a selection of stores selling via their
Vintage Shell Jewellery For Sale
If you are into vintage jewellery these items are definitely
for you. The collection consists of three necklaces, two pairs
of clip-on earrings, two pairs of wire shell dangle earrings
and one paua shell pendant.
All pieces vintage but still in very good condition, either
never or hardly been worn. I always think that cleaning these
vintage items takes away part of the past and hence their charm.
- One puka and silver bead necklace
- One blue dyed mother of pearl and glass bead necklace
- One tiny snail shell and black glass oval bead necklace
- Handcrafted vintage bracelet made from from pieces of large
shell, shaped to form the bracelet.
Vintage Clip-on Earrings:
- One pair of clip-on earrings made from is natural dyed blue
and dyed bronze mop chips.
- One pair of clip-on earrings made from goldtone flower shapes
with mop chips.Dangle earrings:
- One pair of dangle earrings, look like polished oyster shell
with metallix silver enamel accents.
- One pair of dangle earrings, pink clamshell shaped with metallix
silver enamel accents.
- Paua shell pendant, without chain.