Through My Looking Glass – Tagged "collect" – Lamoree’s Vintage

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When I Call Your Name

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When I Call Your Name

One thing I’ve noticed over the years of collecting is how easy it is to develop a shorthand for various pieces, whether it’s simply in my own head or when I’m talking about it to another person. I suppose there’s various reasons behind that, aside from it’s far easier to say Dynasty Pin than Vintage Large Pin with Huge Teardrop stones. Or, “you know, that brooch with the big rhinestones.” 

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Back to the Future

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Back to the Future

I enjoy seeing contemporary ads for the jewelry I see or covet, and most of the time what they are selling is glamour and the notion of being someone special. Not so different from today. In fifty or seventy years from now, will people see the jewelry we buy new now in the same way?

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What's So Great About Vintage

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What's So Great About Vintage

That question can be seem as a statement of fervor and joy, in which case you're going to be there for awhile (explaining how your interest began and what you have and what your favorite piece is and why) or it's a question that perhaps you're new to seeing this world, and ask yourself --because you don't get what all the energy and excitement is about.

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