Jewels of the Fall

Posted in Jewelry

by Cathy

  As the leaves fall and the temperatures cool, it’s a great time to update your jewelry essentials. Look to natural earth tones and autumnal colors (gold, amber, red, brown) and update your looks instantly with these fall accessories:   Tortoise Shell Cuff Bracelet Vintage St. John’s Earrings     Smoky Quartz Charm Pendant Lacquered… Read more »

The Charm of the Cocktail Ring

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by Cathy

  The cocktail ring. Charming, attention-grabbing and luxurious – did you ever wonder how it got the name? The name originated during twenties Prohibition times when large flamboyant rings worn by flappers drinking in underground speakeasies was “en vogue.” Often characterized by an oversized stone and worn by the wealthy, the more ostentatious, the better…. Read more »

Eye-Catching Cuffs

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by Cathy

  Cuff bracelets are THE statement pieces of the moment. They can add instant pizazz to any outfit and quite often, it’s the only bracelet you will need. You can also add smaller, thinner bracelets to the mix and transform your look instantly. Whatever you choose, the cuff bracelet is an important attention-grabbing addition to… Read more »

Baltimore Summer Antiques Show

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry

by Cathy

  The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show is one of our favorite events! Located at the city’s Inner Harbor on One West Pratt Street, rare antiques, furniture, paintings, textiles,  jewelry, silver and modern and contemporary objets d’art await. Ruby Lane is one of the sponsors so come visit us at Booth #2324.  The event is held… Read more »

Dad’s Day

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

    Sunday, June 21st marks a day of celebration, honoring your father/stepfather/grandfather and the contributions they made to your life (and that usually involves a gift or two). This year you can either play it safe (think hat, tie or money clip) or give your Dad something with a unique vintage twist. Here are… Read more »

Barbie Goes To Paris

Posted in Antiques & Art, Dolls, Jewelry

by Guest Blogger

    Ever the globe trotter, Barbie has packed her absolute essentials for travel – and she packs the very best. We know Barbie has excellent taste, so we asked her to curate some things throughout our Lanes that she would take along for a weekend in Paris.   My Louis Vuitton trunk is a… Read more »

Boho Chic

Posted in Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

    “Boho Chic” is a style born in the seventies. Rooted in the bohemian/hippie movement, the look is trending in both interiors and fashion and shows no signs of stopping. Inspiration can be drawn from Seventies icons such as actress Ali MacGraw, singer Joni Mitchell and Faye Dunaway to present day poster girls of the movement… Read more »

The Nontraditional Wedding Ring

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by Cathy

    Nontraditional wedding rings are all the rage now. Number one, they are unique. Number two, it is a great way to express your personal style and number three, these won’t break the bank. Here are a few suggestions to pass along to the groom-to-be.                  … Read more »

A Vintage Wedding

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Guest Blogger

By Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize.com       Are you planning a vintage-themed wedding, but have been priced out of all of the design ideas that the wedding industry throws at you? It can be so frustrating to feel like you are being taken for a ride simply because you are planning a wedding versus… Read more »

Jet Jewelry

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by Guest Blogger

By Blythe Grossberg   If you are a fan of “Downton Abbey,” you may have noticed the black jewels that often glitter on the Crawley ladies’ throats as they dine. These jewels may be made of jet, a black semi-precious gemstone that resembles coal. Formed by wood subjected to intense pressure for millions of years,… Read more »