here's what people are saying about
Welcome! I'm Char and this is my rotty Sheba...My friends call me Char.

These are a few of the things people have said about their experience with
They are comments sent to me via email...

Bill Bruno writes...
Your package arrived yesterday. The devil delivery was great! Also, thank you for your attention to the packaging and including surprise earrings. Nina loves them, and really loves the pin! She is wearing it today. It looks really nice. Do the earrings have a story?
Out of all the hundreds of web sites, and people to deal with, you were the perfect stop for a great gift with such nice personal care.
Thank you so much!!! Iíll stay in touch.

Suzanne Ward writes...
As always, your newsletter is the BEST out there by far and certainly the most interesting and informative vintage jewelry resource online. I was very interested in the repousse information, also engraving as I LOVE repousse, engraved, enameled, cloisonne vintage jewelry...
Thanks for your time and wonderful newsletter and best wishes for a super holiday season!

B. DeStevens writes...
I picked the package up at the Post Office today and it felt like Christmas when I opened it and saw all of the wonderful things you sent me! Every piece is exactly as you described and the added extras (ESPECIALLY the teddy bear ring box AND RING!!) were greatly appreciated. I'm planning to give all of the items to my three sisters and two sisters-in-law for Christmas, except for the Krementz puppy tie tac, which I'm keeping for myself! You were right about the absolute brilliance of the Lisner blue Aurora Borealis flower pin and the Sarah Coventry art glass bracelet and earrings set....all are stunning pieces of jewelry and absolute works of art.
Finally, thank you for your thoughtful note that you included in the package. It was MY pleasure to do repeat business with someone who offers quality merchandise and is easy to deal with, AND is so thoughtful and generous! You can be VERY proud of how you operate and can count on me at any time for a glowing reference!!

C J. Bearden writes...
Char, My three sweater guards are so beautiful. They are exactly what I was looking for. The cute little stuffed gorilla was an extra added bonus and welcome surprise. I will add it to my office collection. I am sure I will get many compliments on the jewelry. I am really amazed at the fast service and will definitely be doing business with you again. Thank you for your website and the wonderful finds you offer.
Carolyn J. Bearden

Terri Fleischer writes...
"Char, Just wanted to let you know that I received my order yesterday. I didn't realize that you would ship it without first receiving payment. I mailed my check on March 7 and am checking to see if you got it. I'm really pleased with this order too. Everything that I've ordered is what I've expected and more. Thanks so much. Terri :-)"

Teresa Monares writes...
"Hey Char- Sorry it has taken me sooo long to email you. I'm sure you understand how hectic life can be at times. Anyway, very pleased with all and THANK YOU!!! for the extra goodies. Your a good human with a great spirit. My kind of friend. Take Care & Have a great weekend. Teresa"

Diane Clements Gamache writes...
"Dear Char, You are too much! I just received the art nouveau pin AND the earrings you smuggled on the teddy bear (he's so cute, as was the monkey) AND the little porcelain trinket box!!!! Have you lost your mind or are you just that generous and thoughtful a person? It was quite a pleasant surprise and you made my day when I got home from the office, got the package, LOVED the pin and delighted with my surprise treats!!! I simply love the trinket box and will definitely use it - I am always leaving my pins lying around...
Thank you, thank you and thank you again! I will definitely be a returning customer and will share my new found favorite vintage jewelry site (yours!) with my friends and colleagues. Also, I wore the woven wire leaf on a V-neck sweater today and it was gorgeous - several compliments from staff. I guess I'll be wearing the art nouveau pin tomorrow!
Take care and thanks again for making my birthday spending/gift ordering from my brother-in-law such a wonderful experience."

Jennifer H. writes...
"Thank you Char...I received the pin and the booklet. What a nice added gift, and the peace sign was a nice touch :) My Sis was definitely from the "peace man" era..LOL! Thanks again, Jennifer ."

R. Doyle writes...
"Char, I received the symmetalic pins, they are gorgeous, they look so much more then in the pictures. I just can't believe the quality. The wokmanship is excellent. I am definitely hooked on symmetalic. Thank you so much for the gift. I can tell that you put a lot of thought in to the gifts, very nice touch. I can tell you appreciate your customers."

E. Brennan writes...
"Hi Charlotte: just wanted to let you know that I got the pkg today, and they are as lovely as the pictures!! Thanks for the discount and free postage and gift, and the very timely shipping...Happy New Year!!"

G. Grimani writes...
"Dear Char, I have just received the package.... Anyway, the story had a happy ending and I want to thank you very very much: the medallion is very pretty as well as the pins you've chosen as gift for me; I've also appreciated your wishes of wearing them in great health. I can't explain my surprise and happiness! I can hardly express all my gratitude for your friendly care! You must be a very special person! "

G. Bazer writes...
"You are incredible!!!!! On Christmas morning, first I opened the pin and earrings which I found to be soooo beautiful. I was amazed at the size of the pin and after trying it on my suits, I decided to wear it on my navy blue coat - looks terrific! Next, I opened your special delivery gift from Santa and couldn't believe my eyes that you gave to me the beautiful necklace that matches the pin and earrings. I wore a black velvet dress with the necklace and earrnings to really show off the color and beauty. I wore my coat opened so that you got to see the pin, the necklace and the earrnings in one glance.
I can't thank you enough for your generosity. It is so refreshing to know that there are people who live in other places in the United States that are just like you! In the true spirit of giving and thanks, I have made a "Gift of Tribute" Donation in your name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation."

C. Mullholland writes...
"Dear Char, I received your package today. The pin is absolutely beautiful and extremely interesting. Thank you for the pin you sent as a gift. I love pearls and will really enjoy it. I am going back on line to see what else you may have gotten in.."

A. Sim writes...
"I received the jewelry today. You're right, the ring is absolutely gorgeous! I know what you mean about wanting to keep it, I feel the same way myself! Thanks again!"

K. Mohn writes...
"The necklace, bracelet, earrings, and ring are gorgeous! I'm very pleased with the set. I will be wearing this for my wedding coming up in July, and I thought the vintage jewelry would look beautiful with my vintage-style gown--of course, it looks fantastic! Thank you so much for sending the set so quickly. I appreciate your help."

K. Mohn writes...
"Dear Char, just to let you know that the brooches arrived today. I was surprised how quickly I received them, it must have taken longer last time because of going through customs.
I'd also like to say thankyou for the extra gifts, more MOP for my ever growing collection... I am pleased with the brooches I have purchased and shall continue to check your website for other items that may grab my interest."

D. Arnold writes...
"Hi Char, Wow! That was fast! I actually got the package yesterday, but my better half had the computer torn apart so I couldn't write you. Yeah, whenever there's a critical moment, he seems to have this urge to tear into the hard drive to "upgrade" or whatever he does. ; )
I am sooo impressed with "our selections!" I just love all of them and thanks so much for your famous "little extra." You're right, it goes perfectly with the bracelet-what a present! The necklace is a beauty, too, the detail on the pendant is fab. And I know the cameo has been on your website for a while, but it's so much prettier in person. Other people surely missed out!"

K. Freeman writes...
"Dear Char, Calm down, honey! I got the package, and I was so thrilled! Lucky me, to have the opportunity to buy the Bicentennial flag pins, at a time when we're all feeling so patriotic! I gave the pins to my Mom and Dad. My father is attending a reunion of his World War II B-17 Bomb Group next month, and I gave him a kiss, and told him he's the war hero in the family, so he and Mom get the pins - my sisters would have loved them, too.
I was so pleased, too, with the other pins I purchased, and you even threw in some free items (red, white and blue also!).
Thanks so much. Best wishes for your company, and for our country!"

C. Shelton writes...
"Hey Charlotte, I got the comb and it is beautiful!! I put it with some other old combs I have out to display. One of them belonged to my grandmother. Since I don't know anything about combs, how do you tell the age of the combs? I do know the one that belonged to my grandmother was from the 30's.
Callie said to tell you THANKS for the cute necklace and for thinking of her. She wore the necklace the next day to school."

J. Dimeo writes...
"dear char, received my amazing package today and almost fell out of my chair. everything, each single piece, was beautiful, unique, and FUN! and the little alabaster box! and the little earrings! oh my god, i could just go on and on and on!
thank you so, so much for everything. speedy delivery (understatement of the year), quality merchandise, excellent packaging, and very good customer service! you're my new best friend, char! i'm so happy!" accepts Credit Cards!

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