My jewelry designs are made with antique accoutrements. I source and combine them with pearls or gemstones.
If you have an antique piece of jewelry, or a piece of history that you want to turn into necklace....contact me here.
Noblewoman. (noh-buh l-woo m-uh n) noun, plural noblewomen.
Belonging to a hereditary class with high social or political status; aristocratic.
(Regrettably , I am NOT an aristocrat)
Horse Bridle Rosettes were used to stabilize the headstall of a horse. They were often beautifully decorated. These rosettes are 'roadmaps to America', spanning over a century and reminding us of the contributions the horse played in society.
(Can you believe that I am ALLERGIC to horses?)
The 'Grand Tour" was a rite of passage for upper class Europeans. Women cherished, the highly sought after lava cameo, purchased in Pompeii. Pinning a lava cameo on ones blouse, provided the wearer a 'status symbol', thus, showing others she is a well traveled person of culture, and good taste.
(What a way to travel, I would have had a BALL. I am always up for breaking out the gown and the gloves.)
Inspired by my first trip to Paris, I created a business focusing on a variety of French and English antiques. I love looking for treasures. I have always been inspired by history, and love being able to source pieces of the past.