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All About Vintage

Vintage Treasures is all about something different and unique.Everything you see in the store from top to bottom must have a story ,character and positive energy.Otherwise it will not belong in our store.

A little bit of history… on custom jewelry.

Custom jewelry would today most likely not be called “custom jewelry” at all. More likely “outfit jewelry”, as it refers to the old term for what one wears. These pompous and decorative rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces were originally manufactured as ornamentation to complement a particular fashionable costume or garment. Originally, costume or fashion jewelry was made of inexpensive simulated gemstones and inexpensive glass and incorporate a wide range of materials such as simulates diamonds, semi-precious stones and metals like brass, pewter and nickel.
The golden era for the costume jewelry began in the middle of the 20th century when the new middle class wanted beautiful, but affordable, jewelry. The industrial revolution made the production of replicas of admired and expensive heirloom possible and designers and artists such as Chanel, Dior and Monet made custom jewelry fashionable and wanted. In many instances, high-end fashion jewelry has achieved a “collectible” status, and increases in value over time.

Jewels or Treasures

 

Vintage rings and jewelry

“Wow!” what we hear quite often here at Vintage Treasures. It’s usually the first word that comes to mind when our customers exclaim enter the store. Yes, the abundance of Vintage rings, pins, pendants, earrings, necklaces and so on can be a little bit overwhelming. Our collection is huge, and we are proud of that!

From antique Sterling silver jewelry to Native American ornaments and decorative custom made pieces, our showcases are like little treasure troves. It takes some time to take it all in. Whether you are looking for a specific ornament or piece of jewelry or if you are just browsing – we are happy to help you find the unique piece of jewelry that fits your style and makes you shine.

We also have a wide array of cuff links and men rings. And if you should fall in love with a certain ring or necklace but it doesn’t fit don’t you worry about that! We can alter and repair more of the pieces!

My View

 

IMAG0450When we say vintage it means something with a history. Something from the past the already traveled to now and will travel to the future. It means Art and detail. A creation of a vision or story with a lot of chapters.

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