THE FOUNDATIONS OF MY JEWELLERY ARE FIRMLY ROOTED IN THE LOVE OF PEARLS

 

Our vintage manmade pearls were part of a consignment found on the premises of a Birmingham jewellery manufacturer that closed at the turn of the century. Discovered with the pearls were invoices dated 1940 and 1941. I have since hand-strung these into our pieces.

 

In the 17th century a Parisian rosary maker named Jaquin developed a sticky organic material that could be used to coat beads to resemble genuine pearls that only wealthy people could afford. Our vintage manmade pearls were made using this older technique.

 

 

Why do I make classic understated faux pearl jewellery, because I believe that a 1940s classic faux pearl necklace is the magic ingredient to add to any outfit.  I want to be told I look great - not my dress, shoes or jewellery - just an overall great look!  Classic pearls complete the picture.

Another big WHY I make classic faux pearl necklaces is that I love that my pearls have history.  Imagine in the 1940s war time what a gift a string of pearls must have been.  1940s faux vintage pearls come in soft rose creme colours and classic styles that go with your jeans, your work wear and full evening dress.

 

Faux Vintage Pearls in perfect condition, never worn and strung with great care and when I say graduated I ensure that the pearls graduate seamlessly in size - millimetre by millimetre.

 

No creature was harmed in the making of these pearls. 

 

HELENA VAN VUUREN
Van Vuuren's Vintage Pearls

Vintage Pearls

 

© Copyright 2017 Something Old Something New Ltd, Thorpe House, 93 Headlands, Kettering, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, NN15 6BL

Company Number: 6185992   Email: info@vintagepearls.co.uk

 

 

                                                                                                             Marriage photo credit

 

Frontpage+3