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Selected Links for Antique and Vintage Charms and Charm Bracelets
These are websites relating to antique and vintage silver and gold charms and charm bracelets that we have enjoyed visiting and have selected to be on our links page:
Antique Jewelry Mall.
"The online home of unique antique and estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Retro Moderne, and contemporary periods." A very lovely selection of vintage and estate gold charms and charm bracelets.
Absolutely Vintage Designer and Collectible Jewelry. "When the ordinary just won't do!" Over 1,950 pieces of vintage costume, estate, and designer jewelry
and accessories, representing all eras in every price range. Be sure to visit the charms category for some beautiful vintage sterling silver and 14k gold charms!
A Charmed Existence - Vintage and Antique Silver Charms. A wonderful site with vintage and antique sterling silver charms and charm bracelets for the collector.
Charmworks - Microsculptures. "Sterling silver and gold charms
with an excellence in detail and quality." The home of Microsculptures, a family owned company that designs, hand casts and finishes beautiful charms in sterling silver, gold vermeil and gold. Many of the charms have a vintage look.
Gems Plus Online - Vintage Costume and Estate Jewelry. "Decades of fabulous vintage costume and estate jewelry and collectibles." A large selection of vintage and estate sterling silver and fun charms, and some vintage and estate gold charms at very reasonable prices!
Just Charmed - Vintage Charm Jewelry. A huge selection of vintage and estate charm bracelets, including some fabulous sterling silver, gold filled and costume charm bracelets. This is a really fun site for charm bracelet lovers!
My Mother's Charms.
The website of Kathleen Oldford, author of the book My Mother's Charms. This site is very informative, with information on the history of charms and charm collecting, as well as a bulletin board for collectors and a page with selected vintage gold charms for sale. Also, you can direct order an autographed copy of Ms. Olford's wonderful book at a discount! A great website for charm collectors.
Sparkles Fine Estate Jewelry - Vintage Gold Charms. Antique, vintage and estate gold and platinum jewelry. The link will take you to their vintage charms section, where you will find ten pages of exquisite vintage and estate gold charms.
Tias Antique Mall- Fine Antiques and Collectibles. Hundreds of thousands of antique and vintage items from many vendors. Do a search for "charm" and see what comes up!
The Way We Were - Antique Jewelry, Old-Fashioned Romance. Antique, vintage and estate jewelry. A lovely selection of vintage and estate 14k gold charms.
Clocks Watches and Jewellery An English company with some very ornate and unusual modern charms in 9ct gold and sterling silver.
Recommended Books on Vintage Charms and Charm Bracelets
Very few books are available on vintage charms and charm bracelets. Below are two wonderful books that we have found. Clicking on the images will take you to Amazon.com where you may read more about the books or purchase them.
| ||My Mother's Charms, by Kathleen Olford. This is a lovely little book with stories and information on the vintage charms and charm bracelets worn by the women in Ms. Olford's family. You may obtain an autographed copy by visiting her website, My Mother's Charms.
||Charms to Collect, by Marjorie Congram. Another wonderful book with some history and many pictures of unusual charms.
Vintage Costume Jewelry
Here are some fabulous sites with antique, estate and vintage costume jewelry that we have visited:
A Vintage Jewel at Ruby Lane. Vintage costume jewelry, apparel, sewing patterns, and collectibles from Victorian through yesterday.
Glitz and Glitter Boutique - Vintage and Antique Jewelry. Antique and Vintage Jewelry from Estates and Auctions.
Illusion Jewels Vintage Jewelry. Dorothea Stringfield sells vintage jewelry, but the most wonderful items are her amazing original designs, including Renaissance and Medieval style jewelry and Christmas Tree pins, in which she incorporates vintage and contemporary components into new and exciting designs!
Jarretts Jade Vintage Jewelry and Small Antiques. Specializing in vintage costume and estate jewelry, accessories, perfume and scent bottles, buttons, small antiques and collectibles. A huge selection of vintage costume and estate jewelry!
The Original Online Antique and Collectibles Marketplace. Visit their antique and vintage jewelry pages, and many other pages with antique and vintage collectibles!
The Junkyard Jeweler "Rhinestones amongst the rust." Vintage designer and collectible costume jewelry and accessories. A wonderful site for vintage costume jewelry collectors!
Vintage Jewelry Arts and Antiques. Quality Vintage Costume Jewelry, specializing in vintage Bakelite, new designer Bakelite, rhinestone, designer signed and vintage jewelry. Also a wonderful site for vintage costume jewelry collectors!
Jewelry Link Partners
Here are some wonderful websites of general interest to jewelry lovers. If you have a site related to antique, estate and vintage gold charms, charm bracelets or jewelry and would like to trade links, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
A Jewelry Mall.
A comprehensive listing of gemstone and jewelry stores, supplies and shows. Includes birthstone information, a diamond buyer's guide and a wholesale section.
Jewelry Central - "The Jewelry Portal of the Web: Education, Information, Shopping."
"The Source for Jewelry Information - find the best jewelry sites on the Net, stay current on the latest jewelry trends and fashions and learn important jewelry facts to be a smarter shopper."
Sun Country Gems. Just a click away, but light years beyond an ordinary bead shop!
Links to our Main Website for Designer Charm Bracelets and Jewelry
For those of you who also adore charm bracelets of a more recent vintage, you may enjoy a visit to our main website, Lady of the Lake Jewelry and Glass Studio, particularly our Charm Bracelets Page. There, we offer handcrafted designer charm bracelets with giant pearls, gemstones and our own handmade lampwork glass beads. We have many unique charm bracelets designed and created by jewelry and glass artist Lee Archer, who just loves charm bracelets, new and old!
Links of interest to charm bracelet lovers on our main site, Lady of the Lake Jewelry and Glass Studio, include: [Charm Bracelets Index Page]
[Flower Garden Charm Bracelets] [Beachcomber Pearl and Seashell Charm Bracelets] [Exotic Lampwork and Turquoise Charm Bracelets] [Exotic Lampwork and Lapis Charm Bracelets] [22k Gold Vermeil, Pearl and Gemstone Charm Bracelets] [Vintage Look 14k and 18k Gold and Pearl Jewelry].
Links to our Decoupage Website
We have a website devoted to the vintage art of decoupage, with free projects and instructions. Our decoupage book, "Elegant Decoupage with Paper, Gold Leaf and Fabric," is available for purchase from that site. Our 110 page full color manual will show you how to create beautiful reverse decoupage crystal plates and charming paperweights, how to create glorious decorative accents with faux finishes, paper and fabrics, how to distress, antique, gild and decoupage wooden furniture, how to gild with real gold leaf, and so much more. We include detailed information on methods, materials, and internet sources for decoupage and gilding, as well as complete instructions for creating fourteen unique projects. For more information, or to order our new book, please visit Decoupage.Biz!
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