Thursday, June 30, 2011

Estate Jewelry

Marg sent me a link to a fascinating blog that I hope to explore more of over the weekend. Monica McLaughlin writes a weekly post about estate jewelry on The Hairpin

This weeks blog features some wonderful pieces including Suffragette Jewelry such as this:


This is a Holloway brooch. It was designed by Sylvia Pankhurst, the daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, a leader of the British suffragette movement and the founder of the prominent women’s suffrage organization The Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU).  Read more on the blog - absolutely fascinating!

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