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MarlosMarvelousFinds

Find your Sparkle at Marlo's Marvelous Finds!

Elgin, Illinois · 915 Sales

MarlosMarvelousFinds

Find your Sparkle at Marlo's Marvelous Finds!

Elgin, Illinois 915 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Marlo

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Announcement   Thank you for stopping by! I always give a discount for multiple purchases. In addition, Coupon Code HEYBIGSPENDER gives you 10% Off $100 or more!

I love the hunt! I consider my Shop a half-way house for "homeless" vintage. I always clean and, if necessary, restore the Vintage Treasures I find to bring back their original beauty.

I strive to describe all of my items with as much accuracy as possible so there are only good surprises when you receive your order.

Give the EcoFriendly Gift of Vintage to that special person for the Holidays, or for their Birthday, Anniversary, or my favorite reason, "just because".

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Last updated on Nov 8, 2016

Thank you for stopping by! I always give a discount for multiple purchases. In addition, Coupon Code HEYBIGSPENDER gives you 10% Off $100 or more!

I love the hunt! I consider my Shop a half-way house for "homeless" vintage. I always clean and, if necessary, restore the Vintage Treasures I find to bring back their original beauty.

I strive to describe all of my items with as much accuracy as possible so there are only good surprises when you receive your order.

Give the EcoFriendly Gift of Vintage to that special person for the Holidays, or for their Birthday, Anniversary, or my favorite reason, "just because".

Marlo

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Here are just a few of the Christmas and Holiday items that will be listed in my shop this week. The ornament in the center of the photo is already available! Just click it to go to its listing.

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Addicted to Sparkle!

Hi, and thank you for stopping by my Shop! I hope you enjoy viewing my Vintage Finds and Original Creations!

About Me: I was a Technical Writer for over 30 years, working in the IT and Cellular Industries. Then a medical condition prohibited me from continuing in that career. What to do?

I have been collecting Vintage Jewelry most of my adult life. I loved buying it in lots and restoring the broken ones to their original beauty. I created Holiday Ornaments with them for Family and Friends. Then I realized that I had accumulated way too much. When I discovered Etsy, I knew I had found my new "home". It made perfect sense for me to open a Shop. Now I can pass on the Vintage Treasures I've enjoyed and have a great excuse for continuing to go to Estate Sales, Antique Shops, and Auctions to buy more.

You can probably tell by the items in my Shop that my favorite type of Vintage Jewelry is Rhinestones, Rhinestones, and more Rhinestones! I absolutely love Aurora Borealis (AB) Rhinestones and AB Crystal. I frequently joke that I am "addicted to AB" ... But it's probably true!

I also collect "broken" vintage jewelry to create Christmas / Holiday / Keepsake Ornaments. I love to preserve the jewelry that would have otherwise been tossed or stored in an attic or basement. Using them to create a one-of-a-kind (OOAK) Keepsake Ornament enables them to be displayed and enjoyed all year long. I coordinate the Vintage Jewelry with Vintage Trims, Fabrics, Swarovski Crystals, and Sequins. I will soon be creating assmbledges of vintage jewelry pieces to upcycle them into gorgeous, fun, on-trend jewelry.

I also design handmade original jewelry using Genuine Freshwater Pearls and Genuine Gemstones with Swarovski Crystals and Crystal Rhinestones. I haven't created any new designs in a while because of the rheumatoid arthritis in my hands, but I look forward to creating more soon.

Thank you again for stopping by! I hope you return often. All of my customers (USA Only) receive a Free Shipping Coupon. Remember to use it ~ It never expires!

May You Hug and Be Hugged Often,
Marlo

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  • Me and My Mom

    Owner, Designer, Curator

    This is me with my 92 year-old Mom at her Mother's Day Party. Mom is my inspiration and support for everything I do. I Love you SO much, Mom.

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