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I'm a communications specialist with a passion for vintage and I run an online vintage business called Vintage Baubles & Bits.

I consider myself a saver of beautiful items from the past and a repurposer of treasures!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Vintage Item of the Week - October 29th

Vintage 1950s Brooch / Rhinestone Brooch / Clip Earrings / Orange and Green Rhinestone Set


This vintage brooch and clip earring set from the 1950s is absolutely beautiful! The combination of bright orange, yellow and green rhinestones mixed with the creamy enamel flowers makes this set a unique and stunning collection. Perfect for Fall weddings, the brooch can easily be made into a hair comb or would look amazing on a shrug or shawl!


Brooch: 3" x 1 1/2"

Earrings: 1" x 1/2"


Era: 1950s

Style: Set - Brooch and Clip Earrings

Material: Metal, rhinestones, enamel

Colors: Gold, amber, green, orange, topaz, yellow, cream, tan

Condition: Excellent

Blog readers can get a deal! Use coupon code 5DOLLARS at checkout for $5 off this gorgeous set! 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Vintage Item of the Week - October 22nd

Vintage 1960's Necklace and Earrings / Amber Necklace / Sarah Coventry Set


This is a lovely vintage amber Sarah Coventry necklace and earring set from the 1960's. This fun, bright and cheerful set has yellow and amber honeycomb-like beads that give it a unique look. The necklace is two strands and the earrings are clips in the drop style.


Earrings: 1 3/4" x 1 3/4"

Length: 36"


Era: 1960s

Style: Victorian

Material: Metal, resin, plastic

Colors: Gold, amber, yellow, orange

Condition: Excellent

Blog readers can take advantage of this special - use coupon code 5DOLLARS at checkout for $5 off this lovely set! 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Vintage Item of the Week - October 15th

Vintage Owl Necklace / Orange Owl Pendant / Mod Orange Owl Necklace


Owls are hot, and so are large chunky necklaces, get the best of both worlds with this gorgeous, vintage orange owl pendant. It's made of solid white metal that's been painted orange to give it a great retro vibe. This particular little owl has piercing green eyes!


Pendant: 2" by 1"

Length: 20"

Half Length (distance between clasp and center when fastened): 10"


Era: 1970s

Style: Pendant

Material: Metal, paint, plastic

Colors: Orange, white, green
Condition: Excellent

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Vintage Item of the Week - October 8th

Vintage Compact / 1960's Powder Compact / Pell Compact with Pink Flowers


This is a lovely vintage Pell compact with pink flowers. It is a square compact, opened by a little latch on the front that you press in. The compact is made of gold tone with a lovely pink flower design on the top. On the inside of the compact there is a mirror and a powder applicator, there is also a little bit of powder still left inside.

The compact would make the perfect "something old" for your wedding - easy to keep in a clutch and carry around with you on your special day!


Length: 2" x 2"


Style: Powder Compact

Label: Pell

Material: Metal and mirror

Colors: Gold with a pink and gold flower pattern

Condition: Some metal patina, otherwise great condition

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Vintage Item of the Week - October 1st

Vintage Books / Blue Vintage Books / Set of Three Books for Decoration


This lovely little set of three blue and yellow vintage books is the perfect accent piece for any country chic or vintage home decor lover. The three books are all in excellent shape physically and are in useable, readable condition too.


The books include:

The Wind in the Forest - 1958 - A collection of stories, including a series of Snoopy/Charlie Brown comic strips!

Tish - 1947 - by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Janice Meredith - 1899- by Paul Leicester Ford - This book is absolutely gorgeous! It contains an inscription from a mother to a daughter, telling her that this book and the heroine are what inspired the mother to name her daughter Janice. It's such a touching inscription!

These would make a lovely addition to a vintage library, gorgeous coffee table accents or unique bookends for an entry way table like the one pictured above made of a vintage Singer sewing machine.

The possibilities are endless!

For followers of my blog use coupon code 5DOLLARS for $5 off these lovely books!