Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Vintage Tuesdays

My great-grandmother's fan mirror and grandmother's 1960s necklace  

Necklace worn doubled 
Essie: Peach Daquiri

The fan mirror was given to me last summer when we sold my great-grandmother's house.  I always thought it was such a cool piece.  The details on it look as if they were hand carved.  It dates back to the 1940s.  When I first picked it up I could not believe how heavy it was!  

This orange bead and white pearl necklace belonged to my grandma.  She gave it to me with my birthday gifts in October.  This piece is one of my favorites because it resembles today's costume jewelry, but has the memories of my grandma.  I can't wait to wear it with this seasons's bright orange pieces!  This mirror and necklace are much more than unique, but sentimental to me.   I feel lucky to have them.  

Do you have any family heirlooms or vintage pieces that you cherish?



  1. That vintage fan mirror is too cute! take good care of it!


  2. You necklace you got from your grandmother is beautiful! now following :)

  3. really pretty necklace!!! just came across your blog..really nice

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  4. lovely!! but no, sadly i dont :(

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  5. looove Nanny jewellry I'll have to blog mine now you would love! That fan my god what a piece of art!! <3


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