Marla Duckman's Profile

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Vintage jewelry is not just my job. It is my passion. I have been a collector since childhood when my mother, who was a well respected authority on all things antique and old gave me my first Art Nouveau silver necklace. Believe it or not, I still have it and wear it, along with many other treasures she gifted me with over time.Thus, I came by my love and appreciation for vintage and antique jewelry quite naturally and it is truly part of who I am.

I learned from my Mother that the most important thing about vintage jewelry and all old pre-owned or worn things, is that they had a prior life that forever lives within that ring, bracelet, necklace, pin, hat, shoes, purse or whatever catches your eye or stimulates your imagination. With each new wearer, this history grows and changes. Its power to intoxicate, fascinate, charm and grab on to our hopes and dreams is the added…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 6
  • Joined February 18, 2010

Favorite materials

Whitby jet, Bakelite, Vintage plastics, Czech crystal, antique lace, watches, shoes, vintage clothing, jewelry and virtually anything from the Art Nouveau era

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About

Vintage jewelry is not just my job. It is my passion. I have been a collector since childhood when my mother, who was a well respected authority on all things antique and old gave me my first Art Nouveau silver necklace. Believe it or not, I still have it and wear it, along with many other treasures she gifted me with over time.Thus, I came by my love and appreciation for vintage and antique jewelry quite naturally and it is truly part of who I am.

I learned from my Mother that the most important thing about vintage jewelry and all old pre-owned or worn things, is that they had a prior life that forever lives within that ring, bracelet, necklace, pin, hat, shoes, purse or whatever catches your eye or stimulates your imagination. With each new wearer, this history grows and changes. Its power to intoxicate, fascinate, charm and grab on to our hopes and dreams is the added value that makes vintage and antique jewelry such spectacular finds.

So when you are looking for that something special, open your heart and soul as well as your mind. The world is so full of magic and owning something we really love makes us all feel grand.

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