Vintage Christian Dior Jewelry

Visit out boutique for exquisite vintage jewelry by Christian Dior at https://poshmark.com/closet/hamptonvintage Christian Dior was a French couturier, best known for his eponymous fashion house which is often referred to as just Dior. Dior, a brand rooted in history and just as luxurious as it sounds. An internationally renowned brand since 1946, the French fashion…

Collecting Vintage Jewelry

Collecting Costume Jewelry Love of costume jewelry isn’t just about obsessing over the beauty of the pieces you collect. It’s also about its history and sometimes its provenance. Think about jewelry you’ve been given for anniversaries or pieces you’ve found at the mall several decades ago or perhaps an antiques store on a country trip….

Vintage Napier Co. Jewelry

Napier Jewelry The company was founded in 1875 as Whitney & Rice in Attleboro, Mass. manufacturing silver products. The company was sold in 1882 and its name changed to Carpenter and Bliss, and shortly thereafter, in 1878, became E. A. Bliss and Co., Inc., New York. With rapid expansion starting in the late 1880’s, in…

VINTAGE Sterling Silver Seashell Pierced Earrings

Silver is a precious white metal which is highly conductive and malleable. Because of its softness and receptiveness to polish, silver was notably first used during ancient times to create tableware with intricate designs and a mirror-like shine. Then in 12th century Europe, people discovered that silver could be alloyed with other metals to create…

VINTAGE 1980s Four Strand Simulated Pearl Bracelet

Spectacular, simulated pearl bracelet from 1980s is a true statement piece with four strands of perfect, iridescent pearls attached with golden clasp which is also adjustable! It would be perfect for the beach, add this to your jewelry for the office not to mention how absolutely stunning this piece would be worn to a wedding!…

VINTAGE 1980s AVON Nautical Sailboat Earring and Brooch Jewelry Set

While Avon may be better known for their cosmetics and beauty creams, their costume jewelry— particularly from the mid-1970s to the late 1990s—has become highly sought after. In 1886, at the age of 28, David H. McConnell began a company named the California Perfume Company, selling perfume door to door. The company’s first color catalogue…

VINTAGE 1980s NAPIER Pierced Gold Starfish Summer Statement Earrings – New With Tags

Napier was considered to be the oldest fashion jewelry house in the U.S. having been founded in 1875. Napier’s collectibles include the unique early designed and manufactured simple, yet elegant line of costume jewelry avoiding the most expensive materials like aurora borealis rhinestones. It created jewelry with high style and superior craftsmanship updating the styling,…