Monday, November 26, 2012

Sunday, November 25, 2012

sparkly gems for Christmas...

and/or for Hanukah

and/or for Festivus.

All vintage, all awesome, all not 'Made in China' junk.

breathtakingly blue Van Dell pendant
Even bluer 1920s glass beads

Buddha hiding inside of a ring

charmingly charmed brooch

filigree turtle.  Or maybe filigree tortoise.

Edwardian enamel bullseye

World's Most Beautiful Crystal Necklace

the Pearly Grapes

teensy Art Nouveau

Mad Men-era beauty

more art nouveau, this time in cuff bracelet form

Weiss is nice.
             whether the color of ice.

      or... sorry, can't come up an appropriate word that rhymes.  But this here colorful one is also Weiss.

His Royal Highness, King Sumbudhi

Thursday, November 15, 2012

even more vintage ties for contemporary guys, Mad Men edition

from my tie shop,

Get 'em now before the costumer for Vegas gets in line ahead of you!

It's raining again.

Come sail away

A view from space

curlicue queues

symbols of almighty... almightyness

your move

refracted enlightenment

Friday, November 9, 2012

Old timey Christmas

Some neat, sweet, and petite vintage Christmas finds!

cute little tree ornaments from the 1970's

neat Christmas gift boxes from the 1940's through the early '60s

 A box of FIFTY adorable NOS (new old stock) 1940's Christmas cards.  Fifty cards, fifty envelopes, one design, one box.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his brother Randolph the Similarly Red-Nosed Reindeer