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Cachepots, Jardinieres, Planters and Ferners, oh my!

1940s Cream Leighton Pottery EPNS Rimmed Square Bowl Planter Pattern 6470

Cachepots, Jardinieres, Planters and Ferners. Do you know what the differences are between these types of pot? Read this guest blog from Pam of Whimsical Vintage on Ruby Lane to find out more!

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What Does Radio And Imitation Costume Jewellery Have in Common?

What Does Radio and ‘Imitation’ Costume Jewellery by Stratton of London Have In Common? 20th Century And Costume Jewellery Most of us own a piece of costume jewellery, whether it’s a watch; a ring or necklace made out of metal, plastic and semiprecious stones; a badge or pin. Even Monarchs, and other upper echelons of society, occasionally wore paste jewellery, as one wouldn’t want the ‘unwashed masses’ to steal our priceless jewels, would one? But when did costume jewellery become fashionable? Georgian Paste Jewellery Costume jewellery is not a new phenomena, it has been around since at least the 18th…

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