Posts Tagged ‘antique jewelry’

Aug. 17 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins: A Diva Gets Her Due

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I was about 20 the first time I heard a recording of Florence Foster Jenkins. A friend put it on at a dinner party where all of the attendees were singers, and everyone, myself included, laughed uproariously at Mrs. Jenkins’ intonation, pronunciation, and diction. Many derisive comments were made about her having merely been a […]

Aug. 27 2012

The Non-Thieving Magpie

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I did a little fantasy shopping at last weekend’s 32nd Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, courtesy of my friends at J. S. Fearnley. Don’t I look as if I’m pledging allegiance to the bling? Neither of the Art Deco stunners I’m sporting here came home with me, but I had a blast “modeling” them for […]

Aug. 24 2012

I’m sneaky.

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Last night, Kati & I walked around the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show after her shift at WBJC’s booth ended. I wanted to introduce her to couple of dealers whose wares she might like, & we spent quite a bit of time chatting with Jo & Olly, two lovely British ladies from whom I bought a […]

Aug. 22 2012

Iron deficiency? Click here!

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I’m feeling run-down. Do I need more iron in my diet, or my jewelry box? I think the latter, at least if the iron in question looks like the bracelets above! Yes, they are actually made of wrought iron – the same stuff as fences, garden furniture, & bridges. These pieces aren’t heavy, however; they’re […]

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