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Your Last Chance to Experience the Italian Jewels : Bulgari Style

Posted on 20 January 2017Vintage Jewellery Bulgari Collection Exhibition

Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style

NGV International | 30 Sept 2016 – 29 Jan 2017 | Free entry


From our very own Naomi Watts to the iconic Elizabeth Taylor, celebrities have been collecting and endorsing Bulgari jewellery designs for decades and for the last 3 months visitors to the National Gallery of Victoria have been privileged...

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Help your Bling Sing : How to Clean Costume Jewellery

Posted on 29 January 2016costume jewellery cleaning how to rhinestones simulated pearls vintage jewellery

Cleaning a piece of costume jewellery can take a little time (depending on the type of piece), but can be so worth it! Whether the piece is already in your personal collection or you are a seller looking to capitalise to the full potential of the piece, you will reap the rewards if you take the time, use the right tools (and I'm not talking about any...

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Collecting Costume Jewellery : What's in your collection?

Posted on 07 January 2016costume jewellery collecting jewellery vintage jewellery buying jewellery


As a collector of costume jewellery, I am always interested to learn about other peoples jewellery collections. Do you follow the trends or buy for investment? Do you dispose of it after a season or two or hold on to it indefinitely? Do you buy both fine and costume jewellery, which do you wear most and why?

In my early to mid-teens I...

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The Brooch : Old fashioned or come back Queen?

Posted on 26 April 2015Brooch vintage brooch collecting jewellery vintage jewellery

When I think of the humble Brooch, it reminds me of my two late Nanna's. I can picture one of them now in their plaid skirt, silk shirt, oversized coloured faux pearls, and their best Brooch upon their jacket lapel, adding just the right amount of sparkle, class and sophistication.

Up until recent years I considered the Brooch to be somewhat of an "old...

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