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Black Pop Beads are Here

Black Pop Beads are Here

Posted by Vivian Vassar on 14th Oct 2020

Black Pop Beads?  Customers have asked me about getting Black Pop Beads so I finally took the plunge and ordered some.  They came in the other day and when I opened the box I was struck … read more
Inspired by Vintage Pictures of My Parents

Inspired by Vintage Pictures of My Parents

Posted by Vivian Vassar on 30th Sep 2020

I recently came across this photograph of my Mom and Dad taken right as they were married and on their way to Colorado  for my Dad to attend college on the GI Bill.  It's late December 1950 … read more
How the Peter Pan Collar Got Its Name

How the Peter Pan Collar Got Its Name

Posted by Vivian Vassar on 4th Sep 2020

Did you ever wonder how the Peter Pan Collar got its name?  The Peter Pan Collar has been a fashion staple on dresses and blouses especially children's clothing since the early 1900's.& … read more
How to Have Fun Writing About Vintage Jewelry

How to Have Fun Writing About Vintage Jewelry

Posted by Vivian Vassar on 4th Aug 2020

It's hard to be clever, spontaneous, and expressive at the drop of a hat.  But that's what you have to be when you write listings for eCommerce sites.  It's boring if the listings all sound … read more
Woman is a Most Charming Creature

Woman is a Most Charming Creature

Posted by Vivian Vassar on 30th Jul 2020

"Woman is a most charming creature, who changes her heart as easily as she does her gloves."-- Honore de Balzac - French Novelist and Playwright 1799-1850Do we change our hearts so easily?  … read more