I am a huge fan of all things Czech…and my collection of Czech jewels is one I covet.  It’s the light and sparkle from the extraordinary stones…the vibrant colors…the quality of the craftsmanship.  The pieces I own range from the 1940’s to now and I love each and every one of them….I think you will too!  They are all available for sale and you can feel free to contact me or follow my instagram if you’re interested in making a purchase.  instagram.com/crimsonvintique/


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There is no question that a great deal of the attraction to the age of vintage & retro is rooted in the extraordinary craftsmanship.  Before there was mass production, or internet and the like…there was the birth of a creative idea.  Be it dance, or objects d’art….the integrity in the work is powerful…a period a good many of us long for.  We…are just not ready to move past the time where beauty and originality and romantic renderings were part of the social fabric.


Pretty in Pink….

Juliana Brooch & Earrings

Vintage Sandor Fleur Brooch

Dive in to a treasure chest filled with collectible goodies from yesteryear!  From costume to couture…

purses, scarves, jewels, vanity items….there’s something for you…or someone you like to spoil waiting for you!  Just ask us if you don’t see it….we’re just starting off on our new site….chances are it’s here.  Please feel free to contact us if you’d like to discuss our payment options- we’re quite approachable!  You can just leave a comment and we’ll respond.  Welcome.

In my world, collecting has always been finding a little treasure here and there.  Slowly, over the years, that developed into a rather substantial collection of over 700 pieces.  One of the antique dealers I have grown to know and love, has retired, and closed her shop.  She invited me to go through her inventory and see what I might like to have.  I bought it all.  I just couldn’t resist.  There were so many beautiful pieces that I knew would never be available again.  I am now the proud owner of a massive collection.  I am having a blast going through it all.  It was all meticulously stored, by category, and in pristine condition.  There are many signed pieces…Dior, Ciner, Trifari, Art, Florenza, Original by Robert….And every kind of figural!  Cats, butterflies, birds, dogs, flowers, rhinestone necklaces, earrings…too much to mention.  I am going through it slowly…carefully photographing it, and will be listing it on my site for you over time.  Here are a few pictures to share the journey

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From my early years as a ballerina, I wore gorgeous costume jewelry to perform.  Never in a million years, did I ever imagine I would own such a massive collection of jewelry….nearly all of it costume!  The attention to detail, the impeccable craftsmanship, and let’s not forget, the mega watt shine & sparkle make those glamorous jewels from yesteryear so appealing.  The right jewelry can make every girl feel like a million and the array of colors and design make them versatile enough to go with your wedding dress…or a little leather and denim.  These are some of my faves….

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