Tag Archives: vintage jewelry

Raiding My Jewelry Box

Was all set to go to an estate sale on Friday, but it was chilly and rainy so I talked myself into going today on the second day of the sale when I’ll be able to negotiate prices and it won’t be raining! (Good plan.) And I decided to spend Friday listing items in my store…a tedious but…

A Good Gamble on Some Vintage Bling

Once in a while I buy things on eBay to resell in my Etsy store. Most things I buy with 100% certainty that I will make a good profit. But not always. Sometimes I gamble…a bit! A few days ago I saw this vintage jewelry lot on eBay that had an opening bid of $9.99. Unlike the sealed…

Summertime…Moments, Finds, Sales

Summer is an emotional time for me. Lots of good childhood memories…riding bikes, swimming in neighbors’ pools, playing with Barbies. But later in life, it heralded a season of deaths. (This summer marks the 15th anniversary of my mother’s death to melanoma. I still miss her like crazy.) So while summer can be delightful, it is not an easy…

Serendipity…

The last 24 hours have been wonderfully serendipitous for me. First, I was blessed the other night by two dear friends giving me things they no longer wanted that they thought I might want to sell in my stores (yes, please!)…wonderful bits of vintage jewelry and small household items. I was touched by their generosity and have been…

Tips for Buying Old Jewelry From Online Sellers

I adore old jewelry and over the years I’ve bought lovely pieces for myself, as gifts and to resell. Once upon a time you could only find these older pieces in antique stores, auction houses, or high-end jewelry stores, but the internet changed all that and for buyers and sellers it’s been a wonderful thing! Wonderful!…