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La Vogue Vintage exhibits at the 41st Annual Wild Rose Antique Collectors Show and Sale

Do you have a burning question about a family heirloom you inherited?Do you admire and appreciate fine craftsmanship from a bygone era? Do you have a pair of vintage candlesticks tucked away that need repairing?1950's Crystal and Paste Necklace on Display with a Murano Glass VaseWhy not talk to us, La Vogue Vintage, when we exhibit at our next [...]

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The ethereal nature of Siam Jewellery or Nielloware

I have often wondered about the ethereal characters depicted in Niello or Siam jewellery. But I did not realise that this decorating technique has a long and varied history. Pair of Vintage Double Sided Siam Silver Drop EarringsNiello is a sulphurised alloy of silver, copper and lead that is black in colour and used to inlay a contrasting colour into [...]

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Antiques and Collectables Show and Sale, Calgary, March 12, 2016

La Vogue Vintage will be exhibiting at tan upcoming antiques and collectables show and sale, Saturday March 12 in Calgary. If you are an enthusiastic collector or have a love for the “vintage look” you are sure to find some great treasures. La Vogue Vintage will have for sale a collection of silverware, jewellery, crystal and decorative accessories from [...]

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Meet La Vogue Vintage at Calgary’s First Canadian Collectors Club’s Antiques and Collectables Show

Yes, La Vogue Vintage will be out and about at Calgary’s First Canadian Collectors Club’s Antiques and Collectables Show and Sale. February 27th, 2016, we will display items not yet seen online, including decorative antiques and vintage jewellery.Do you have a question about a piece of history you have inherited? La Vogue Vintage could help you uncover the mystery [...]

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All that Glitters May Not be Gold; The Marvel of Pinchbeck

The watch and clockmakers of the 17th and 18th centuries were smart, innovative people and could be equate to the atomic scientists of the 20th century. Their quest for development and discovery was akin to the achievements by NASA scientists of the 21st century.One such man was Christopher Pinchbeck, a London watchmaker who lived and worked in Clerkenwell, London. He [...]

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From Elegant Gentleman to Modern Dandy; The Enduring Quality of Cufflinks

Necessity being the mother of invention is certainly true in the development of the sleeve button, or cufflink. This accessory first appeared in the mid- 17th century in response to the fashion of wearing long, tight sleeves which had to be sewn around the arm of the gentleman in the morning and released again in the evening. Initially, ribbons and [...]

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A story that began in the Art Deco period of the 1930`s

La Vogue Vintage is a story that began in the Art Deco period of the 1930`s and continues to provide clients with an exceptional choice of uniquely designed jewellery masterpieces. Created using the timeless techniques and experience garnered through the ages, La Vogue Vintage draws upon influences from around the world, including the United Kingdom [...]

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