The Magic Of Vintage Jewelry!


I have an array of vintage costume and fine jewelry on my sites, and it behooves me to share some of my riches with you! Nothing makes me happier than diamond earrings, unless it’s a pair of vintage Coro rhinestone danglers that practically hit my shoulders! Who gives a fig if they’re faux as long as they are fabulous? Not I!

Over on (ugh) Ebay, this adorable Napier goldtone and faux pearl brooch:

Straight from the 1960s comes this on-trend chunky necklace, made of faux amber and black beads:

Another chunky necklace, this one all in goldtone and quite elaborate (and ending soon!):

For those of you who require the real thing, here is a large 14k gold Victorian ring with a cameo in a Navette setting–truly spectacular!

And another cameo, this one a shell cameo brooch set in 800 silver, with a gold vermeil wash, that can also be used as a pendant, also from the turn of the century and probably Italian:

You can find all of these at

Over at the Mad Fashionista’s Plus Size Boutique on Fashiondig, we have this beautiful Royal Doulton porcelain brooch and earring set:

The link is to your right, so please do go shopping and buy yourself some pretties!

Elisa & Bucky The Wonderdog

Diamonds Are A Woman’s Best Friend!


I simply had to rephrase that famous line, because as Rita Hayworth put it, “I’ve never thought of myself as a girl.”

However, ’tis true, there is nothing like the sparkle and shimmer of real diamonds, although fine quality rhinestones come awfully close.

This is written because I have up for auction on (ugh) Ebay a beautiful antique diamond ring, with seven European-cut diamonds channel set in 14k white gold. And it’s a size 9, which is quite large! Recently I have come into the possession of quite a bit of fine jewelry, which I am selling on both of my sites (one must spread the wealth, you know.)

This is the ring, done in the “bow” style, I believe it is called:

Over at The Mad Fashionista’s Vintage & Modern on Specialist Auctions, I don’t have any diamonds just now, but there are two necklaces made to be worn over a spray-on tan. First is a gorgeous platinum over sterling silver chain necklace, with a genuine amethyst pendant, accented with 14k gold!

And, listed at an INSANELY reasonable price, a beautiful vintage 80s choker made of coral, mother of pearl, and gold-filled spacers:

I do hope that you like what you see, because there is more to come!

Elisa & Bucky The Wonderdog