Monthly Archives: September 2016

Blue Ridge Pottery

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Many years ago I took my son on a camping adventure.  We found our way to the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.  I wish I could say it was magical from the moment we turned on the road, but unless it was some really bad magic, I can’t!  That first day we hit the […]

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Vintage Jewelry: Rhinestones

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Rhinestones Some of my favorite costume jewelry pieces are rhinestone pins.  When I was a kid I was convinced they could be diamonds, but no one else could figure it out but me!  I should mention here, I was born blond and sometimes I still am! I also thought the gold color under the yucky […]

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Vintage Jewelry, Earrings

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Vintage Earrings, clip ons When I was little I loved going through my grandmother’s earring collection! They were so pretty, but those clip on earrings! They hurt! Why on earth would someone choose to wear something like that? Did you wonder the same thing?  Well, it turns out there is a historical or social reason […]

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Vintage Jewelry, Part 1

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Vintage Jewelry, part 1      My Aunt ClaudEllen was the one that started my current vintage jewelry collection.  I say current because when I was very young, my grandma and Aunt Nora gave me old jewelry they didn’t wear anymore.  Sadly, either because someone decided to liberate me from it or it was sold in […]

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