As a reward for getting all the plumbing in place today I treated myself to a trip to @therefindery and was not even 5 feet in the door when I found this tiny tree and I knew just what I was going to do with it. It was exactly the right size to fit in my mother’s sterling silver baby cup. I could not be more tickled! #vintagesilver#christmasdecor#tinychristmastree
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A brief overview. Literally. Bird in Hand has an exceptionally well curated collection of fine and costume jewelry, from Victoian era to present.
Come visit, and find a OOAK treasure for yourself or for a prezzie.
I picked up some very old, and very beautiful silverplated items yesterday. The old stuff just gets me with the copper peaking through! These are all heavy pieces and range in age from pre 1840's (yes, you read that right!) to the 1940's. Can you pick out the pre 1840's piece?
Antique Chinese brooch with intricate silver work (all by hand) surrounding a bi shaped piece of vibrant green jade. I love the surprise bit of hand-pierced decoration on the reverse. Early to mid 20C. 2" diameter. Available.
What does it mean to adorn your wrist? Is it a necessary object? An appreciation of beauty? A reminder of love/ loss/ faith? Whatever may be, the wrist is a prescient spot on our body to place a designed trinket. Symbolically, the wrist occupies a space of action, the impetus of the hand, of gesture- a bridge to intention.
This bracelet is 1940s Italian silver, you can see how beautifully patina highlights texture if left alone over time. .
Sometimes you don’t need a lot of flowers to make a statement, especially when choosing tarnish silver as your vase vessel. This set of books stamped with “Fresh Cut Flowers” made by Cassie @the.english.farmhouse adds the final touch to make this vignette that you can add anywhere!