Vintage Featherweight Celluloid Earrings, Identification Update

In my blog post about vintage Featherweight, Featherlite, Bubbleite circa-late 1940s/1950s jewelry  I discussed the various brand names found within this genre. However, I recently discovered that a number of online sellers are attributing certain clip back earrings in this style (both with and without rhinestone and/or faux pearl enhancements) as having been produced produced…

‘Defining’ Terms

“Vintage” ….  ah, what a tricky adjective that is! It’s one of those chameleon words that mean whatever the user wants it to mean, and woe betide the person on the receiving end. Ask a half dozen people and you’ll get just as many definitions, ranging from “antique” (nope… only something 100 or more years…