I'm a mom with the most amazing family. I'm always looking for that hidden gem, trying to collect vintage jewelry on a budget.


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  1. Agram, thanks for your comment and the love. Indeed its all about the fun to collect. Thats why I keep buying stuff :-) I thought its realy interesting to see them together, you really see the tesse...
  2. Nutsabotas, thanks for your love anyway and for explaining, because Totally misunderstood your first comment! And thanks katherine, filmnet, ttorntucker,racer4four,ho2, vetraio and zowie for lovin...
  3. Val, I absolutely love your wide range of quirky items! Most people here buy high end jewelry, I usually buy the lower end items....but we have three children, we just made a nice trip with them...e...
  4. Nutsabotas, why feel sorry? i like them, wouldn t have bought them otherwise, and thats the most important thing
  5. Thanks valentino97 and katherinescollection for the love
  6. Davyd286, thanks for your valuable opinion. I should have seen it given her hairstyle :-)
  7. Thanks agram for the comment and love thank you kyratango, racer4four, blunderbuss, vetraio50 and aghcollect for the love
  8. Thanks aghcollect and sean for the love
  9. Kyratango, thanks for lovingand your comments! Good idea, could indeed be galalith, I forgot about it( have posted galalith earrings long time ago here on cw). I breastfeed my baby so for the moment...
  10. Lovely!
  11. Very exciting indeed! Would love some help, especially with our oldest daughter who was diagnosed a few weeks ago with lots of things, but most of all autism. Mr mittens usually is calm and relax as ...
  12. Hi val, yes having a great summer, we re going to thailand with the 3 kids real soon, so pretty excited!
  13. Love it! Have a rhinestone bangle that looks and feels like bakelite, but wont pass the simichrome test. I will post it soon.
  14. Very nice
  15. Thanks peasejean55 and elisabethan for your comments and love. Elisa,I already knewthat site but I looked a bitcloser this time, and yes, it has similarities to pakistani jewelry
  16. Vetraio, so quick! Thanks for loving my earclips!
  17. Oh they are really nice! Your husband and son have great taste
  18. Dangerdana, thank you very much for your interesting comment!
  19. Thanks aghcollect, ivonne and kyratango for the love!
  20. Karherinescollection and nutsabothas, thanks for the comments! And thanks kyratango, aghcollect and freiheit for the love
  21. Thanks kyratango, agram, racer4four, nutsabotas, vetraio, aghcollect and katherinescollections for the love!
  22. Thank you for your kind words nutsabotas...I have been collecting these for some years now, and I havent found any carved piece yet!
  23. Bedankt voor je commentaar Marga, fijn om je hier weer tegen te komen. And thanks to surfdubb,vetraio, racer4four, valentino, aghcollect, for the love
  24. Val, thank you so much for your input, mourning jewelry has a special place in my collection. Sometimes seems Im the only one in my country who loves this type of jewels
  25. Katherine, indeed sometimes it looks like a tennis match, but I LOOOOOOVE to learn more about jewelry. i have learnt so much here on this site, sometimes I only wished we could all sit in one gigantic...
  26. Val, yes you might be right with crepe stone, thanks!
  27. Valentino, thanks for your comment! This brooch is really a mystery to me...maybe vulcanite?
  28. Oldandsilly, thank you very much for your comments, Im not sure though its bog oak. i do have a bog oak brooch, I posted it here on cw a while ago, and this one looks different, its more like its mold...
  29. Thanks katherinescollection, racer4four, vetraio50 and aghcollect for the love.
  30. Thanks katherinescollection for the comments and the love and thanks roycroftbooks, freiheit, belleEpoque and kyratango for the love
  31. Thanks aghcollect for your love
  32. Jade could be, but I think aventurine stone
  33. Thanks valentino for your comment and loving and thank you aghcollect, vetraio50 and racer4four for the love
  34. Thanks for living it vetraio, peasejean and sean. Peasejean, I would love to see your brooch!
  35. And thanks to Kyratango,fortapache, antiquerose, valentino, racer4four,manikin, afram, vetraio and aghcollect for the love!
  36. Agram, thank you very much, you solved my mystery! :-)
  37. Hello everybody, thank you very much for appreciating my jewelry posts! I must admit I never really lost my appetite for jewelry ;-) I will post some more items every now and than
  38. Valentino is right:I see jaspis, onyx...all sorts of agate, these are the stones they find in germany
  39. Hey Val, yes he is getting big! And he has really big feet also :-) well maybe not as big as on the picture, bur still... but such a nice and quiet lad! I diserved a baby like him :-)
  40. Sorry, cant turn them, another time maybe :-)
  41. Oops! Maybe thats why he was crying ;-)
  42. Thanks val! And I think you are right, it will be better on a leather cord
  43. Love bakelite!
  44. Thanks sean, aghcollect, freiheit for loving my pendant
  45. Yes, Lio is going to the first grade now! AndTini is in her last year of kindergarden, she turned 5 a few days ago! They are growing so fast...
  46. Thx dclee, freiheit,val, sean and aghcollect!
  47. Val, its good to be 'back', although, I dont buy as much jewlry as I used to for the moment
  48. Hey idcloisonne, thank you very much for your comment! I will look up the Beau Company.
  49. Thanks kyratango for your comment!
  50. It reminds me a bit of the filigree neckace and earrings I posted here about a year ago.
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Meyle & Mayer sterling enamel pansy pin.