AntiquesAvenue's Blog

AntiquesAvenue's Blog bringing you Jewellery history and chat, whats new, gift suggestions, how to buy old gems and much much more. Heres your chance to chat to us too - please do leave a comment .

Have you seen AntiquesAvenue vintage and antique jewellery shop ? A stunning collection of genuine heritage jewellery to browse and to  buy.

Monday, 18 May 2015  |  Anne

Today LOYALTY POINTS have been introduced. Each time you buy a lovely piece of jewellery or other item from here you will be given points which are worth money off your future purchases.

Saturday, 16 May 2015  |  Anne

A stunning selection of antique and vintage jewellery clasps . Just a gallery to see and to admire, a bit of eye candy :-) Sometimes these are the best and most eye catching parts of the jewellery.

Friday, 15 May 2015  |  Anne

Pretty old pearls from the past but are they real? Are they glass or plastic or have they been grown with a little help from man? Just how do you tell the difference and how much does it matter? Looking at the pictures you just cant tell but here is a bit of information that just might help you

Tuesday, 12 May 2015  |  Anne

Just like today the brooch was one of the most popular pieces of jewellery during the Victorian era. The range and variety of the brooches worn in the 1800s was huge and many of these are still available to the collector or vintage enthusiast today. We still see Victorian cameos, Mourning brooches, sentimental flower brooches, Scottish hard stone or pebble brooches and many more types.

Monday, 16 March 2015  |  Anne

Looking for the perfect Easter gift for someone who really doesn't want or need the extra calories this year? Something which is still special and a thoughtful gift. A perfect piece of vintage jewellery would do the trick and will still be loved long after Easter day has gone.

Wednesday, 4 March 2015  |  Anne

St Patricks day is rapidly approaching. Are you looking for something green to wear when you join in the celebrations? Here are a few suggestions - To find them yourself please do use our search box and type in green or Shamrock or perhaps if your feeling flush Emerald .

Tuesday, 3 March 2015  |  Anne

These days what is fashionable one month is yesterdays old news in jewellery or clothing, art or home design. With the advent of internet shopping tastes change even more rapidly than they did in the past. Throughout the 1900s fashions came and went just

Tuesday, 3 March 2015  |  Anne

Fashions and Styles are constantly changing and evolving. Sometimes they flow into each and other times there is an abrupt change . Sometimes they pass by into oblivion and with others they are so distinct that they can be named and identified

Tuesday, 3 March 2015  |  Anne

Mothers day is rapidly approaching. Have you decided on which gift you will get your mother this year? March 15th is this years date so its time to get your gift now. Ive been thinking about this and here are some great vintage jewellery ideas that mothers would love

Wednesday, 25 February 2015  |  Anne

Talisman, A piece which is supposed to bring luck or fight the evil eye. Can also be called an amulet or a charm. Used since ancient times when the Amulet originally had zodiac signs carved into it. These days the three words are interchangeable

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