Tuesday, 23 September 2008
"Alfies Antique Market is the country's largest indoor market – a mighty 350,000sq/ft spread over four floors – you can rifle through the art and antiques to find something a little bit different. This is where the vintage dealers hang out, so you can be sure that whatever you find is going to be worthy of attention. Vintage fashion and accessories, fine jewellery and antique watches are all here so you may want to set aside an entire afternoon to rummage thoroughly. 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London, NW8 8DT (020) 7723 6066." ElleUk.com.(2008) 'Elles Vintage Shopping Guide' posted by Emma Sells, available at: www.elleuk.com [accessed 27/08/08].
Thursday, 18 September 2008
A 1920's pink swans-down evening shrug jacket with a beaded tulle tie from Tin Tin Collectables.
A 1930's pink, pressed glass tazza fruit bowl with stunning art deco lady stood within a hoop holding up the bowl. In perfect condition and a rare piece from Ian Broughton
1950' necklace, brooch, earrings in pink hard plastic from The Originals - Paola & Iaia
A pair of 1950's pink lucite and perspex shoes with pastel diamantes from The Girl Can’t Help It
Carltonware pink posy from Beverley
Friday, 12 September 2008
Tuesday, 2 September 2008
This autumn black is making a comeback with a dark and glamorous edge. Smoky eyes, dark lace and shimmering statement jewellery have been a highlight on this years autumn/winter catwalks.
As the days are getting shorter and winter seems to finally be on the horizon it is time to invest in some jewellery to see you through the autumn months. From bold jet necklaces, to delicate garnet bracelets and dazzling cocktail rings, vintage and antique jewellery is the perfect way to complete the femme fatale look of the season.
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Victorian Whitby Jet Necklace with Drops. Peter and Naneen Brooks.
Striking jet necklace with large links and facet bead drops.
Edwardian Diamond Ring. Pari’s Jewellery
An Edwardian diamond ring in 18kt gold.
Victorian Whitby Jet Dual Strand Necklace. Peter and Naneen Brooks.
19th Century jet necklace with two strands of faceted beads.
Black Diamond Skeleton Ring. Pari’s Jewellery.
Art Deco Garnet Bangle. Sheila Cameron.
Art Deco Garnet Bangle set in 6ct gold. Circa 1910.