The Elegant Muse Blog

Antique heart jewelry: 3 treasures from my jewelry box

Antique heart jewelry: 3 treasures from my jewelry box

I love to see others' treasured jewelry pieces and thought I'd share a few of my own. Since it’s still February, I naturally chose hearts! These pieces belonged . . .

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Monet mask, Van Gogh scarf, and an assemblage Fleur de lis necklace

Monet mask, Van Gogh scarf, and an assemblage Fleur de lis necklace

It doesn’t appear masks are going away any time soon, so why not make them part of your fashion style? This one, designed using Monet’s Water Lilies series . . .

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Vintage garnet brooch repurposed into pearl necklace

Vintage garnet brooch repurposed into pearl necklace

All dressed up and nowhere to go. I’ve felt that way many times throughout this pandemic. (Not that I’ve actually bothered to dress up much since March 2020!)
I spotted this vintage garnet brooch a few years ago and knew . . .

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Perfect duet: Degas horses and a repurposed equestrian necklace

Perfect duet: Degas horses and a repurposed equestrian necklace

It seems like every little girl longs for a horse, and I was certainly no exception! Though I’ve not yet realized the dream of owning my own, the admiration of all things equine has stayed in my heart. I was fortunate to obtain . . .

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Never too young for jewelry

Never too young for jewelry

I love this old photo of my sweet Mom holding her baby doll and . . . what’s that around her neck? Yes, a beautiful heart necklace! I wish I knew if it was hers or perhaps my grandmother’s or great grandmother’s . . .

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