That is where I came across the lovely Georgia Hecht. Super nice, like someone you would want to have lunch with, nice. Georgia creates fabulous jewelry from parts and pieces of old jewelry, metals and watches. I will say her displays caught my eye (ever so clever) and the jewelry, well that was what kept me in the booth for more than 30 minutes (and it was a small booth!). So many pieces to see and try on. Everything was eye candy.
I better thrown in a disclaimer here...all my photos were taken with my iphone and they do not do the jewelry justice.
Since Deb and I do the displays for the 7gypsies booth I am always intrigued by how other people display items. Georgia used books like this fabulous old cover with gold birds. So beautiful, it really could be hanging on a wall as art.
This necklace was one of my favorite. It was a long necklace with about 5 or 6 hanging charms including a optical lens and a darling vintage bird button.
Long necklaces made from vintage buttons and jewelry parts.
Loved the necklace with the round locket with the wishbone on it.
This black necklace was beautiful
A long necklace with a little hanging case. The case is engraved with the initials JRD and is held closed with a little pencil.
When you take the pencil out, the case snaps open to reveal a compartment for paper which I think I will use for pictures.
On the back it is engraved with the date 1917, almost 100 years old!
The second piece is a bracelet made from a vintage shoe buckle.
The clasp sold me.
At present, Georgia doesn't sell online but you can find her at these two Southern California events which might be fun to visit if you are in the area. I have never been to either of these shows but the pictures online look like a great mix of handmade items which I always love.
The Vintage Marketplace
30+ vendors selling vintage home and garden finds and handcrafted items
Sept 9th and 10th
Rainbow, Ca (south of Temecula)
50+ vendors selling all forms of mixed media from handmade jewelry, dolls, paper crafts.
You Tube video showing the 2011 Spring show mix of vendors.
Saturday, Oct 15th
Santa Ana, Ca
And if you are interested in any of the pieces shown in this post.
Just email me and I will send you Georgia's email address.
Please know that since these photos were taken at an event some of the jewelry shown may have already found a home.