The Elegant Muse Blog

Cameos: Wearable pieces of art with a story to tell

Cameos: Wearable pieces of art with a story to tell

In Victorian times young women of wealthy families embarked on their “Grand Tour” of the continent to become more polished and cultured (and perhaps to find a husband!). Italy was always a destination and included culture and shopping! Cameos were often the favored souvenir trinket of the trip . . .

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3 reasons to wear pink in the winter

3 reasons to wear pink in the winter

In the winter I sometimes find my outfits match the weather - grays, blacks, and generally dark. But I’ve noticed that when I wear brighter colors, well . . . I feel brighter . . .

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One repurposed vintage piece of jewelry, one month, one big discount!

One repurposed vintage piece of jewelry, one month, one big discount!

I love a surprise, so I created the Treasure of the Month program! Such fun to design a special new piece each month and introduce it to my email subscribers at a substantial discount . . .

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Custom lanyard with hand-stitched black onyx and silver

Custom lanyard with hand-stitched black onyx and silver

A dear client of mine was so excited to land her new job and she wanted a special . . .

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Vintage miniature porcelain painting story necklaces

Vintage miniature porcelain painting story necklaces

I love finding vintage jewelry pieces that tell a story. And what could be more . . .

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