WIth the final of strictly come dancing all over there’s no need to worry, there’s still some time to grab yourself some Christmas sparkle with my top 10 tips on how to find some vintage treasure. I bagged myself this Victoriana ribbon corsage bracelet yesterday. I’ll share my other finds on the blog soon. Failing that you can always pop along to my website with new arrivals all the time you’ll find jewellery, fashion accessories, vintage items and Art for your home .
My top 10 tips for finding vintage treasure.
1.Check all stones are present when purchasing jewellery.
2.Check fastenings closures all work on clothing.
3.Negotiate a good deal
4.Get there early.
5.Look for original pieces that you won’t find on the high street.
6.Buy when you see it you’ll kick yourself if when it’s gone later!
7.Be open minded the print might be awful but the frame maybe fabulous.
8.Be prepared to pay more for labelled goods but be sure to check authenticity.
9.Classic design is always a good buy think 20’s 30’s deco or nouveau.
10.Seek out items that reflect up and coming trends or current colour palettes.
Hello there, it's me Sophie owner of Sophie's emporium. A little creative world on a planet far away that time forgot. Sophie collects, Sophie searches for treasures and Sophie creates just for the sheer love of making. I hope you like what you find. Together it's a creative journey of discovery.