Do you remember when I told you about the Vintage Jewelry event at
Gather in the center of Ivoryton Ct.?
Well I’m finally going to show you what you missed.
I know that’s not very fair
but I know you’ll love seeing it at least.
The event went on from 1-8pm
I was there at 2 and left hubby at work alone.
Nice hubby right?.
You can see from this picture that there was hours of
exploring to do. This was going to take time.
I wasted no time shopping.
The cases were very organized by necklaces, rings,bracelets, charms,
silver, precious stones colors and themes.
I did my shopping first and took pictures later.
I’m no dummy
I focused on the rhinestone pieces and the silver but don’t worry I took
pictures of more then that.
I thought I was done shopping but I decided to pick up this cute pinky ring.
Normally I don’t like to draw attention to my hands……there NOT my
best asset! usually dry and cracked from working in the dirt
but on my pinky it looked cute.
Does that give the impression that my rings don’t fit anymore??
I don’t know?
These would be great for a black tie event.
I go to those a lot!
but I’d like to.
It was fun grouping the different colors together.
The blues and aqua blues were striking.
How about that IKE pin???
and that crown pin?
The one on the bottom left is really gorgeous.
Why did I let that one go?
I couldn’t resist this bird pin so that one came home with me.
Animal theme pins.
I also bought this lovely bracelet!
see the more I photographed them the more I bought.
My little basket was filling right up.
I kept finding other customers picking my jewelry out of my basket.
Had to Slap their hand!
Kidding……. sort of.
What can I say I picked good stuff.
This was about the time that the hors de oeuvres were
coming out and the rum cider!
151 proof I might add.
This is our lovely hostess Deanna modeling this piece.
It looked great on her. Now she can pull off a colorful jewelry piece
and I just can’t for some reason.
I look like I’m wearing my mothers jewelry…
and not to give the impression that I look that young either.
Hey maybe I should wear colorful jewelry!
NOW here is the BIG BLING BLING
though it is not vintage. They told me that this is made
by the same designer that made the jewelry for Sex and the City.
I can picture Carrie Bradshaw wearing this.
Isn’t this wild??
Not that anyone would wear that many pieces of jewelry at one time
but how cool is that?
The event was a great success and I know
the girls of Dawns Vintage Jewelry will be back again.
I left that night at 7…yep I was there that long….
As people were getting out of work
more were walking thru Gathers doors….
Some trying on jewelry, some shopping her vast and wondrous
inventory of the rest of the shop ,
some drinking coffee from Ashlawn Farms, some
sitting in her wonderful and comfy new used books section
and catching up with friends and neighbors.
The place was abuzz with people.
It was exciting to see.
The name of the store really fits this place.
It truly is a place for the towns people
to “Gather” which was the vision Deanna
had when she opened the store 3 years ago.
When I walked out thru the doors the sound of laughter fading in the background.
The memory of a great day with
and a few lovely pieces to add to my collection too.