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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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What's in A Name?

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What's in A Name?

In which the question designer signed vs unsigned is discussed...

For many people, the beginning of a collection or a fascination with vintage costume jewelry begins with seeing what you like or what intrigues you, and kind of going on that. Somewhere along the line, you hear someone say that they only buy signed pieces and after you figure out that it means marked with a designer name, that sounds like a good idea. After all, if you like it and it’s a designer piece, it must be better, right?  And worth more, too. Welcome to vintage costume jewelry Chutes and Ladders! Or down the rabbit hole, or the place where time stops. 

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