Category Archives: Jewelry

A Market sans Fleas

Flea Market: This is a jocular term for an open-air or street market for mainly second hand merchandise, which would be the type of items that might be infested with fleas. The first flea markets were in Paris and they … Continue reading

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A Thrifting First in Steveston

  I did something yesterday I’ve never done before: I stood in line to get into a thrift shop. The Richmond Auxiliary Thrift Shop in Steveston was having its annual Curio Sale and when I got there at 9:30 they … Continue reading

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A Thoughtful, Vintage Wedding

This is Dan and Anna-Marie. They are two of my very favourite people in the whole world and my family was privileged to be part of their wedding day on May 4th. There’s lots of things that make them special … Continue reading

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Recent Finds and Resolutions

I’m back and if you want to know what I’ve been up to, take a good look at the photo above. If it piques your curiosity, then visit my other blog and you’ll get all the details. The other reason … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I have decided that the best way for me to find something that I’ve lost is to replace it. Cases in point: I bought the fleece-upper, leather-palmed gloves on the left years ago and love them. My wedding ring has … Continue reading

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All that glitters

Did you know that miners often have to move and crush 250 tons of earth to mine one ounce of gold – the amount typically required for one wedding ring? Did you know that an open pit gold mine uses … Continue reading

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