Estate Jewelry

Marg sent me a link to a fascinating blog that I hope to explore more of over the weekend. Monica McLaughlin writes a weekly post about estate jewelry on The Hairpin This weeks blog features some wonderful pieces including Suffragette Jewelry such as this: This is a Holloway brooch. It was designed by Sylvia Pankhurst, the daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, a leader of the British suffragette movement and the founder of the prominent women’s suffrage organization The Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU).  Read more on the blog – absolutely fascinating!

New This Week!

Pearls and Parawire! Feel like making something wonderful with wire and pearls? Then – this update is for you!But even if you haven’t spent the last week making sketches of pearl encrusted fairy tiaras sculpted of wire – well – we invite you to have a look at these new freshwater pearls to see what they inspire you to do.If your taste runs to the traditional – you’ll probably like the Silver Grey round pearls, these Oval cream pearls, or these Natural Mix pearls. If you like a bit more of a modern twist – then these Coin Pearls or …