The Elegant Muse Blog

Horses, leather, and rhinestones combine to make equestrian lover necklaces!

Horses, leather, and rhinestones combine to make equestrian lover necklaces!

I've been preparing for the 86th running of the Montpelier Hunt Races in Orange, Virginia since summer! These lovelies . . .

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NEW Petite Antique Button Necklaces!

NEW Petite Antique Button Necklaces!

I created the Petite Collection after discovering a cache of exquisite antique buttons at a flea market, all from the years 1890-1930 . . .

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Marquise historical trivia in a repurposed vintage necklace

Marquise historical trivia in a repurposed vintage necklace

Teal is a color I'm often drawn to so this intricate piece is one of my favorites! It also contains a feature with an interesting historical tidbit you may enjoy . . .

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Here Be Dragons Antique Button Necklace!

Here Be Dragons Antique Button Necklace!

I love imagining what kind of garment this button was originally sewn to - it's stunning! Though I’ve heard the expression, “Here be dragons” many times before . . .

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Repurposed antique button wine necklace

Repurposed antique button wine necklace

Did you know that there are over 11,000 wineries in the USA? Here in Virginia . . . 

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