antique 1911 fairytale book The Enchanted Peacock by Julia Brown illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins litho color plates 1st edition HC HB
$78.00 FREE shipping
antique 10k Rose Gold Garnet Snake Ring Hayden W Wheeler & Co Victorian Sentimental Jewelry 1890s Toi et Moi Crossover Bypass... size 6
antique cameo pendant brooch Edwardian Art Deco carved shell left-facing profile 800 silver bezel frame to wear as a pin or necklace
$74.00 FREE shipping
vintage Mallard Duck Wooden Brooch Pin Takahashi style hand painted hand-crafted from wood MCM 1950s 1960s 1970s signed by the artist
Modernist Vintage 10k Gold Buttercup Flower Ring set with Lavender Pink Sapphire Gemstones sculpted shadowbox rose blossom signed HR sz 7
antique Victorian 10k Gold Rubellite Tourmaline Ring 1880s 1890s 3/4 ct ruby red natural gemstone worn patina size 4.25
Mr. John Jr Hat Ivory White Cello Straw frilly Toque 1950s 1960s vintage Daffodil Flowers & Green Velvet Bows 21.5" circumference
Antique 10k Gold Moonstone Ball Lavalier Pendant Necklace Edwardian 1900s 1910s Solid Yellow Gold 18" chain Chas Hancock Co Providence
boxed 18k Diamond Ring Crossover Wave Love design 18kt solid yellow gold Modernist wedding stack band 1960s 1970s size 6.25 with velvet box
s o l d // antique French Target Ring 7ct Amethyst gemstone Edwardian Art Deco 18k Gold Bullseye Halo Bezel with solid silver band size 5
S O L D // antique 1906 Hardcover Complete Story of the San Francisco Earthquake Horror illustrated book photographs Mount Vesuvius
antique 9k Rose Gold Curved Heart Pin Witch's Fairy Heart Brooch Sentimental Love Gift Ivy Pearl Devoted to You Language of Flowers
1970s vintage Enamel Bird Necklace Pendant Enamel Gold Vermeil Chinese Export Silver Gilt Cloisonne Cockatoo Cockatiel 1.25" length
Boxed 1970s vintage 10k Yellow Gold Jadeite Jade Pearl Turquoise Heart Multi Stone Ring original box House of Suren Jewelers Ann Arbor MI 7
1940s Lucite Moth Brooch reverse-carved clear acrylic hand-painted pink green Vintage Novelty Figural Critter Pin curly antennae 3" x 2.75"
$120.00 FREE shipping
vintage Amethyst Sterling Silver Beaded Necklace with white gold filled Filigree fish hook clasp Natural Gemstone faceted beads 33.5" length
1994 vintage Brighton Olive Green Suede Belt with Gold Spiral Scroll Buckle & side hearts 1990s 90s sz M fits 28.5 to 31.5
1950s vintage Black Satin Jewel Tone Floral Sequin Scarf NeckTie Waist Sash Flounce Fuchsia Pink Yellow Blue Purple Green Flowers 41" length
$48.00 FREE shipping
s o l d - Please do not purchase// antique 1892 children's book Wonder Book for Girls and Boys Nathaniel Hawthorne Walter Crane color plates
Vintage Sterling Enamel Coral Pink Silver Button Earrings Art Deco Mid Century Danish Scandinavian Modern petite size 15mm diameter
Antique Art Nouveau Sterling Silver convertible Pendant Watch Hanger Brooch Pin Baroque Neoclassical Dolphin Fish with removable Seashell
vintage Silver Craft Typewriter Ribbon Tin 1930s 1940s Carter's Ink Company Boston made in USA Oak Wreath Art Deco Arrow design
$28.00 FREE shipping
1950s Black Silk Dress unique Avant Garde boned bodice intricately gathered with cap sleeves & full flouncy skirt sz S
vintage 10k Gold Diamond Ring dainty little Flower Star design minimalist 1970s 1980s signed sz 5.75
1940s vintage 10k Blue Spinel Ring Toi et Moi Crossover Bypass Design solid yellow gold A & Z Chain Co Providence RI pinky midi sz 3
1940s vintage Crown Lewis Handbag Black Antelle Silk Cashmere Fabric with brass snap clasp Purse Bag with Permalift box
vintage Valentino Black Stiletto 4" high heel Silk Bow Peep-Toe Shoes 1980s 1990s size 37 1/2 US 7
$148.00 FREE shipping
s o l d // Art Deco 10k Black Onyx diamond Ring bezel set rectangular stone yellow gold platinum Grimm & Judae Chicago 1920s 1930s size 6.25
Antique boxed 14k Gold Coral Cluster Brooch Pin with triple teardrop pendant fringe Victorian Grand Period 1860s
Antique Enameled Scissors Letter Opener Set with leather holder F. Koeller & Co Magna Solingen Germany early 1900s Jugendstil Art Nouveau
$78.00 FREE shipping
1930s Trico Japan Ceramic Dog Grey White Spaniel Sitting Up on Orange Fringed Pillow 1920s 30s vintage Hand-Painted Figurine
14k Coral Diamond Ring 1970s vintage Chinese Export large 7+ carat natural Coral cabochon gemstone Yellow Gold & Platinum size 9
vintage Martha Sleeper Carved Bakelite Palomino Horse Pin Brooch glass eye brass bridle handpainted red plaid collar 1930s 1940s
$140.00 FREE shipping
Vintage deeply carved Butterscotch Bakelite Bar Pin Brooch 1930s 1940s Tiki Party abstract pineapple leaf design 2.75" length
$28.00 FREE shipping
Guillermo Silva Santamaria 1958 Puerto Aquatint Etching 12x18 Signed Framed hand-colored Original Art Mid Century Surrealist Cubist Seascape
Ilana on Nov 7, 20225 out of 5 stars
I was so excited to find this piece, and even more excited to receive it! It was wrapped to the nines and has its own vintage jewelry box. Super efficient and speedy turn around time. Thank you for making my day ♥️
Tessa on Nov 28, 20225 out of 5 stars
In love with this brooch!
Sola on Nov 20, 20225 out of 5 stars
This is my dream pattern! Thank you so much! 💓 😊
Deb on Nov 8, 20225 out of 5 stars
Beautiful antique ring. I plan on paring it with a rose gold diamond band that I have and wearing it as a wedding set. Looks beautiful! Fast shipping and great seller!
Gregg on Nov 3, 20225 out of 5 stars
Excellent. Thank you very much.
Tara on Nov 1, 20225 out of 5 stars
Such a cute story! Great vintage find!
swimlegs on Oct 29, 20225 out of 5 stars
Prompt response from seller. Excellent product. As described.
Bridget on Oct 28, 20225 out of 5 stars
made a beautiful gift for my mom :) they shipped it out promptly and with attentive customer service!
Maribeth on Oct 14, 20225 out of 5 stars
Excellent packaging and quick delivery. Thank you so much for the sweet little cat who now watches over the room. He is precisely as described.
Penelope on Oct 8, 20225 out of 5 stars
Terrific belt. Great seller. Fast shipping! Thank you!
I somehow fell into this. I had no idea I would fall in love so quickly or so completely, but here I am, two decades since my first venture into vintage, and I still love every bit of it.
Oddly enough, history wasn't my favorite subject -- so dull having to memorize what war happened when, following a curriculum someone else deemed important. Now, I can't get enough of it. I love the parts I get to play...detective, scientist, explorer/adventurer, curator, appreciator, & preservationist. Each little object I find sends me down a rabbit hole through time, scouring antiquarian archives for clues & examining each piece with microscopic intensity until its secrets are revealed. Maybe I'm just the nose-in-a-book nerd I've always been, but I think this is great fun:)
There is so much beauty in the world. We come from a rich history of incredible artisans and talented craftspeople. I love finding these forgotten parts of history, the pieces worth preserving. And I love each and every one of you for giving me this grand adventure. Because I can seek & discover to my heart's content, send these little treasures off to their loving new homes, and then begin the adventure all over again. So thank you, from the bottom of my vintage-loving heart <3
collector of antique jewelry, old stories & the objects that hold them ~
I'm Maya, the finder, photographer, researcher, shipping engineer, etc...whatever you need here, I'm your go-to gal. It's never a dull moment, and I enjoy all of it, from finding great vintage to making sure you get your item quickly and nicely wrapped. I believe kindness is the best policy, and I never forget for a moment that without happy customers I wouldn't love what I do or be able to do what I love.
Accepted payment methods
Returns & exchanges
For international buyers, it's important to know your local government may charge additional taxes or fees on your purchase. These are not charged by Vintagewise and often aren't included in the purchase price, so before you purchase, please be aware that any taxes, Customs charges, duties, and/or collection fees, if any, are the responsibilty of the buyer.
I carefully and lovingly pack each item, and thus far they've all arrived safe and sound, but just in case, all items are insured for the full purchase price including shipping. If your item arrives damaged, please notify me within three days of receipt, and please save all of the packaging including the shipping box and packing materials, as the insurance company will need photographs of these in order for me to file the claim on your behalf.
Frequently asked questions
I would never want you to keep something that wasn't right for you, so I accept returns for any reason as long as the item is mailed back in the original, unused condition within one week of receipt (buyers in the EU: please contact me within 14 days of receipt if you wish to return your item).
Shipping costs aren't refundable unless I've made a mistake in the listing, and if that ever happens, I'll reimburse you for the shipping cost plus the full purchase price as soon as I've received the item.
For more details, please visit the "View Shop Policies" link shown above.
Do you offer layaway / payment plans, or can you reserve an item for me?
Yes, I'm happy to reserve items up to one week, and I also offer layaway if more time is needed.
10% down reserves the item, and for the remaining balance, you may choose weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly payments split over a 1, 2, 3, or 4 month period, whichever works best for you.
I know sometimes unexpected expenses may arise, so I allow one grace period/deferred payment per layaway term; otherwise, payments must be made in a timely manner. If a customer defaults on more than two payments, the layaway will be canceled and the down payment forfeited. Layaway items are only returnable for store credit.
Out of fairness to all buyers, please note I can no longer reserve items for longer than one week without a deposit.
Can you mark this as a gift on the customs form, or put in a lower value?
I'm sorry, as much as I would like to keep your fees as low as possible, I can't lie on the customs form. Not only is this illegal, it would also void the shipping insurance.
Plus, there isn't even an option to mark something as a gift because this part is pre-filled on Etsy's shipping labels -- and it's not something sellers can change -- so whenever I send something overseas, it's automatically marked as merchandise on the customs form.
On the bright side, some countries don't charge customs fees on antique and used/vintage items. The rules vary from country to country, so please check with your local customs department to see what they may be.
When will my purchase arrive?
I ship within one business day of payment, so if you're in the US, you'll have it within a week (for First Class packages), 2 -3 days (for Priority Mail), or 1-2 weeks for Media Mail and Parcel Post. You get to choose the shipping option you prefer. Expedited overnight/ Express mail is also available upon request, and I can often ship the same day.
Overseas buyers can expect their order to arrive within 2-3 weeks for First Class or within 6 to 10 business days for Priority Mail, sometimes sooner or later depending on how quickly it gets through Customs.
Insurance is always included, and the tracking number is automatically emailed to you so you can keep an eye on it. Purchases over $500 will require a signature upon delivery.
What if my item arrives damaged, or what if it's lost?
No worries...I'm here to help! And gladly, I've always had good luck with the post office so this has never been issue.
I carefully and lovingly pack each item, and so far they've all arrived safe and sound, but just in case, your purchase is always insured against loss or damage for the full amount including shipping. If by chance your item arrives damaged, please notify me within three days of receipt, and please be sure to save all of the packaging, including the shipping box and packing materials. I will file the insurance claim for you, and I'll need photographs of the damage and packing materials in order to file the claim.
How do you package your items?
Carefully and thoughtfully, wrapping them so they'll arrive intact while also minimizing the environmental impact.
I reuse shipping boxes & packing supplies but only if they're clean and sturdy. I keep all plastic use to a minimum, using only recycled tape (made from 50-65% recycled plastic) and clean reused bubble wrap if necessary. All of the new shipping boxes, tissue paper, and kraft paper I use are made from post-consumer recycled content and can be recycled again.
And I especially love how Etsy offers 100% offset carbon-neutral shipping, another reason to feel good about shopping here:)
Size / resizing details
Detailed measurements are included in every listing to hopefully help you figure out if something will work for you prior to purchase, but just in case, I'm also happy to accept returns if something isn't a perfect fit for you. Please visit the "view shop policies" link above for further details on my return policy.
For jewelry, I can advise you on whether or not a ring can be resized, but I'm not a jeweler so I'm not personally able to do the resizing for you. Depending on the item, I may be able to offer a small discount towards the cost of resizing, so please don't hesitate to ask:)
If you're unsure how to give your purchase proper care, just ask! I've spent more than 20 years researching, wearing, enjoying, & selling antique and vintage items with a special focus on antique jewelry and vintage fashion, and I'm always happy to offer advice ♡
Antique jewelry often requires special care and should never be worn while swimming, showering, washing dishes, etc. Please take the time to learn about your special piece and insure it if needed. My insurance only covers up to the point of delivery, so please note I cannot be liable for any damage that may happen after you get your item. The good news is these pieces were made to last. They've already survived 100 years or more and can last another lifetime with care ♡
Gift wrapping and packaging
Complimentary gift wrap is available upon request ♡
Please just let me know the occasion and if you have any special requests regarding the color of the ribbon or gift wrap, what you'd like written on the gift tag, etc.
Unless noted otherwise, the jewelry boxes and other display items in the listing photos are not included, but I am happy to include a free gift box upon request with any jewelry purchase.