Tagged with family jewellery

Family Rag Rugs

Family Rag Rugs

I was lucky to able to make a trip to Europe in April and I saw Paris for the first time. If I ever need to run away it will be to Paris.  If I ever need to loose myself for a week it will be in Paris.  If I ever need to have my … Continue reading

Sterling Silver Pearl Brooch

Sterling Silver Pearl Brooch

I was back visiting my family recently and I had another look in my Mother’s jewellery box to see which other pieces I remember looking at when I was little.  I opened up one of the small drawers in her jewellery cabinet and found this beaten up little black leather case that I was instantly … Continue reading

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Enameled Bluebird Necklace

Enameled Bluebird Necklace

Another childhood favourite of mine was this lovely little bluebird necklace.  A gift from my Nana and Grandpa.  My sister Kim was given one too.  Her’s  was exactly the same except it  was white gold, which as kids we of course just called silver. As you can see from the picture mine was well-loved.  The … Continue reading

Vintage Gold and Black Coral Ring

Vintage Gold and Black Coral Ring

As a little girl this ring was my absolute favourite. It’s my Mothers.  It was kept in her jewellery box that sat on top of her dresser.  I would ask to try it on constantly. Even as an adult when I think of my mom’s jewellery this ring stands out in my mind.  There were … Continue reading

Gold Forged Bracelet

Gold Forged Bracelet

I have mentioned jewellery given to me by my Auntie Kay in Australia a few times.  This hand forged gold bracelet was given to me by my Auntie Marion and Uncle Dan, on my Dad’s side of the family, who live in New Hampshire. I grew up with just my immediate family around me, my … Continue reading

Brock Family Garnets

Brock Family Garnets

My grandfather Rex Brock had some garnet jewellery in his family.  I’m not sure about the story of how and when the family acquired them but when I was in my early 20’s my Auntie Kay who had been left the collection of garnets gave 1 piece to each of the granddaughters.  I was given … Continue reading

My Mother’s Jewellery Box

My Mother’s Jewellery Box

It all started with having an amazing Mother who would open up her jewellery box for me and tell me the stories of the beautiful pieces inside….. My Mom is from Australia.  So her whole side of the family lived there and we lived in Canada.  My Nana and my Auntie Kay would send my … Continue reading