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Ciao Bella!

Here we have a gorgeous strand of Vintage Italian Murano Glass beads.


In everyone’s favourite; blue and white. I think these are exquisite. Beautifully made, each bead unique and individual, capped with a sweet little gilt fixture, and then hand knotted in silk in between, in pristine condition.

Murano is a little collection of islands, just to the north of Venice, Italy, famed for its glass making. In 1291, all the glass makers in Venice were forced to move to Murano due to the risk of fire, and the tradition of bead making began. The glass makers soon became highly revered, and were allowed to wear swords, and marry into the nobility. Murano glass is highly collectable, and sought after. This colour is rare.

This gorgeous necklace is the perfect summer accessory, would look fabulous with white linen.

Available to buy here in my eBay shop, or directly via Paypal. You won’t be disappointed – it’s amazing!


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Carlton Ware Money Box Snail for Sale

Carlton Ware Money Box Snail for Sale

Vernon is a snail with excellent manners.

He was the perfect subject to photograph.

Vernon’s pretty nifty with a top speed of 50 yards per hour.

Won’t get far with your cash, although he is quite strong, able to lift 10 times his own body weight.

Vernon was born in 1970, in Stoke on Trent. He’s pretty retro.

In super condition for his age, I thought he might make a rather lovely Christening present.

Preferable to silver plated egg cups and Winnie the Pooh plates?

Discerning purchasers can find Vernon by clicking on his photo. Be quick, he won’t hang around long!

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May 13, 2014 · 7:50 am

Art Deco Retro Rainbow necklace

Art Deco Retro Rainbow necklace

Antique choker of stunning coloured glass and faux pearls.
Exceptional quality.
This will complement any outfit, it’s subtle and sophisticated! Perfect for summer.
And you can buy it here….

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March 29, 2014 · 7:58 pm

Super Retro Santa – HO!HO!HO!


Gorgeous jolly Santas, in their scarlet glittery tunics. Can’t help but make you smile! 1950’s. 

Reminds me of my favourite film.

Miracle on 34th Street.

No not the really cheesy one with Richard Attenborough – the 1947 version with Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle:


Gwenn won an Academy Award for his supporting role. Look out for it this Chrimbo. Then put your feet up with a large egg nog and enjoy!

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