In the best way possible :)
Robert and I had decided not to exchange gifts this year, then our London jeweler came calling about a pair of vintage sapphire diamond earrings they’d just acquired (in their original box no less), and we knew I had to have them!
Though they look Art Deco, these earrings were actually made in the late ’40s for a private London client by The Jewellers & Silversmiths Co. on Regent Street. I find this historically interesting given the state of things in England immediately following WWII.
A few years later, The Jewelers & Silversmiths Co. merged with Garrard, the oldest jewelery house in the world, and the jewelers famous for making Princess Diana’s sapphire and diamond engagement ring! art deco sapphire diamond earrings
My dream job is to be in charge of naming nail polish, eyeshadow, and lipstick colors, so I usually have no trouble naming my jewelery… Little Edie, Jackie Kennedy, Daisy Buchanan, Thelma & Louise, Elizabeth Taylor, but these beauties have me stumped. They look like jazz to me, and they look great with eccentric Little Edie! But they so far are nameless, though I’m thinking along the lines of Ella & Billie. Any suggestions? Tell me in the comments :)
And as I posted on Instagram Christmas morning, The Oik and his sister gave me Joni Mitchell’s Blue album on vinyl! There are three Joni Mitchell records that I’ve long coveted… Blue is one of them. It was definitely a Blue Christmas of the best kind here in Aarhus’ Little England!
P.S. If you’ve stumbled upon my blog while researching London jewelers, please give Farringdons Jewellery a look. I found them whilst window shopping in Hatton Garden a little less than a year ago now and have since bought three vintage pieces and done two bespoke projects with them. They’re honest people with a very talented goldsmith and an ever changing inventory of beautiful antique and vintage pieces; they’re not compensating me to plug them, I’m just a very happy client! Tell them Sage sent you ;-)